June 9, 2021


June 9, 2021


  • The first draft of 2021/2022 CiViL Curriculum is done.
  • We are making progress in bringing on needed staff and volunteers.
  • A friend with cancer is doing better. 
  • We had good planning meetings with students and volunteers for Summer CiViL.
  • In an immediate answer to prayer, God worked out logistics for an upcoming interview.



Touchstone Events, Programs & Services 

  • That God would work through an upcoming interview.
  • Plans for CiViL Summer and school programs in the Fall including staffing, training, and new volunteers
  • Touchstone funding and grants
  • New Touchstone board member for late summer or fall
  • CiViL students who engage in unhealthy relationship patterns 
  • Remaining funding needed for water bottles, T-shirts, and other CiViL swag
  • Guidance for Touchstone counseling clients
  • That God would bring the new students he wants at Summer CiViL

Comfort and Healing

  • A friend fell and sustained a broken arm and injured knee.
  • Multiple friends battling cancer 
  • A friend needs a liver transplant right away
  • Jim’s sister is still fighting a tenacious sinus/respiratory infection
  • A friend’s sister has un-diagnosed health issues
  • Friends fighting COVID-19 and after affects
  • For people damaged by trauma
  • Friends and clients working on alcohol recovery


  • A friend who starts jury duty this week and is caring for an injured sister.
  • That a disabled friend be able to function and thrive in new program.
  • Several friends seeking new direction in life
  • Several friends who need jobs
  • Anyone with domestic violence and mental health challenges
  • A friend is working his way out of homelessness.

Partner Organizations

  • Bellevue Presbyterian Church
  • The Village Chapel
  • Rocketown
  • Enterprise Rent-a-Car
  • Overton High
  • Oliver Middle
  • Hillsboro High
  • Hillwood High
  • Nashville School of the Arts
  • Youth For Christ – For their fundraiser on June 16

Racial Justice

  • A reduction in police shootings and justice in those cases
  • Threats to voting rights
  • Racial accountability at private schools
  • Justice for people of color
  • Repentance by oppressors and complicit bystanders
  • Positive leadership
  • Progress in anti-racism movement
  • Social media conflict over race and other justice issues.


  • Out of control pandemic surges in Brazil, Peru, India, Japan, Vietnam
  • Help and hope for teens who lost so much during the pandemic
  • Vaccine participation and availability worldwide
  • The revival that comes from our cries to God for help, hope, mercy, and repentance.
  • Protection for all with compromised health.
  • A swift comeback from the COVID-19 economy.
  • The continued safety of our heroic health care workers