July 1, 2020


JULY 1, 2020


  • Jim’s knee is getting better.
  • A friend has recovered from  COVID-19.
  • Summer CiViL in the Park drew some positive attention from onlookers last week.
  • We continue to receive donated items for our Big Blessing Benefit Sale in July and our CiViL Shoe Drive.
  • Melony was accepted into Rutgars University’s SEL Certification program.
  • A friend entered a song into a song contest for the first time ever.
  • We are making progress on website updates and improvements.
  • A friend’s brother who is fighting cancer has an improved outlook.



  • Encouragement for our students who were counting on a return to fall high school sports and just found out that they will be postponed.
  • Success for our Shoe Drive June 8th – Aug 7 (New & gently used shoes as both fundraising and service project)
  • Your Best Shot – a favorable response from photographers and students
  • Guidance as we update our website this summer
  • CiViL needs more qualified, trained male volunteers
  • Guidance as we make plans for the uncertainties of the coming 2020/2021 school year.


  • A friend is still in critical condition with COVID-19.
  • Melony’s mother fell and hit her head on Tuesday.
  • For Melony’s recurring back pain
  • For Jim’s leg injury
  • For a friend who’s sister passed away unexpectedly last week.
  • For a friends suffering from problems with an old surgery and related depression.
  • For a friend recovering from a severe infection.
  • For a friend with aggressive brain and thyroid cancer.
  • For a friend’s brother who is undergoing cancer treatment.


  • Justice and change for those oppressed in America
  • Repentance by oppressors and complicit bystanders
  • Positive compassionate, uniting leadership toward justice, peace, and safety for all in America.


  • Protection from the current surge of COVID -19.
  • Protection for Melony’s mother after the a COVID-19 diagnosis among the staff at her assisted living facility.
  • The revival that can come from our cries to God for help, hope, mercy, and repentance.
  • Protection for friends with compromised health.
  • All of those whose businesses and jobs are threatened by the COVID-19 economy.
  • The safety of our heroic health care workers.


  • For the leadership of a partner organization as they make decisions pertaining to reopening.
  • For a friend who is attempting to put their financial house in order.
  • A friend who is in a difficult business situation.
  • A friend waiting to hear back after a job application.

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