June 10, 2020


JULY 10, 2020


Curriculum preparation for the coming school year is going well.

The Payroll Protection Program Flexibility Act grants us 24 additional weeks in which to use loan funds toward expenses that best qualify for loan forgiveness.

We received an unexpected, large donation this week.

We received a donation of snacks for students this week.

We have had positive response from photographers who want to take part in a no-contact version of Your Best Shot, so that deserving 2020 graduating seniors can still get photos.



Protection, hope, wisdom, and social change for all of our students, especially students of color.

Preparations for the Touchstone shoe drive taking place June 8th through Aug 7

The Big Payback Safer At Home Virtual Event Contest winners will be announced soon. Pray for additional income for Touchstone!

We are still making contingency plans for the Big Blessing Benefit Sale to be held sometime this summer.

Our CiViL-Rocketown group cannot start back until Nashville reaches phase three of COVID-19 re-opening.

Guidance as we update our website this summer

Touchstone needs new board members and qualified, trained male volunteers.

Wisdom & restraint with all our media during this time of intense social argument.

That Melony will be admitted to the Rutgers University Social Emotional Learning certification program.

An effective remedy for a mold problem in the building of one of our partner organizations


For the friends and family of George Floyd

For the loved ones of a young man, murdered by his mentally ill neighbor

For Melony’s recurring back pain

For a friend’s brother who is undergoing cancer treatment and is under suicide watch.

For a friend with uterine cancer who will be having surgery soon.

For Youth For Christ Teen Moms, especially a young woman and her child who are both COVID-19 positive

For a friend who has recently learned of the potential side effects stemming a medical treatment she received as a child.


Justice and change for those oppressed in America

Repentance by oppressors and complicit bystanders

Safety for all from the violence that has accompanied protest and police response

Positive compassionate, uniting leadership toward justice, peace, and safety for all in America.


Protection from a reopening and protest surge of COVID -19

The revival that comes from our cries to God for help, hope, mercy, and repentance.

Protection for friends with compromised health.

All of those whose livelihoods are threatened by the COVID-19 economy.

The safety of our heroic health care workers.


A friend asked that God use her to raise awareness regarding justice issues in her community.

For the leadership of a partner organization as they make decisions pertaining to reopening.

For the many angry people people we have encountered on social media.

For a friend who is attempting to put their financial house in order.