June 17, 2020


JULY 17, 2020


  • Curriculum preparation is still going well.
  • A friend with COVID-19 is improving some.
  • We have permission from Bellevue Presbyterian Church to schedule our Big Blessing Benefit Sale in July.
  • Touchstone took part in a delightful Edgehill Community Fun Day this weekend.
  • We will be welcoming several new CiViL students thanks to a recommendation from an old CiViL student.
  • A church in Texas has inquired about providing CiViL in their community.
  • A friend’s brother who is undergoing cancer treatment has undergone a positive change in his outlook.




  • Protection, hope, wisdom, and positive change for our students in these difficult times.
  • 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
  • Touchstone needs new board members.
  • CiViL needs more qualified, trained male volunteers
  • Favor for Mel re: Rutgers SEL certification program
  • Guidance as we mentoring several young people who are eager to make a difference.



  • For the friends and family of George Floyd
  • Several friends with COVID-19, one in critical condition
  • For Melony’s recurring back pain
  • For a friend’s brother who is undergoing cancer treatment
  • For a friend with uterine cancer who will be having surgery in July
  • For Youth For Christ Teen Moms, especially a young woman and her child who are both COVID-19 positive
  • For the family of Nate Nolan on Thursday, the anniversary of his passing
  • For a friend at the passing of her sister this week.
  • For a friend with family struggles



  • 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 a reopening and protest surge of COVID -19
  • A Nashville record high in hospitalizations for COVID-19
  • 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 livelihoods 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 friends who are struggling with a financial challenge
  • For a friend who is attempting to put their financial house in order

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