March 3, 2021


March 3, 2021



  • The anniversary of the 2020 tornado that caused much devastation, but also inspired many volunteer helpers, including a wonderful CiViL Service team!
  • Melony is finished with her course and is now certified by Rutgars University in Social Emotional Character Development! 
  • Jim will receive his COVID-19 vaccine today.
  • A friend’s new job in Vermont is going well. 
  • Touchstone has a new budget!
  • Jim received an Award nomination from the International Western Music Association.
  • We have great volunteers!
  • We love our new CiViL students!
  • A local youth ministry is donating $1K to our Show Your Love project.


  • Wisdom as CiViL adapts to the new, in-person school schedule
  • Guidance and favor after submission of a Predators Grant
  • Touchstone counseling clients and CiViL students
  • New Touchstone board members

Comfort and Healing

  • A friend who has a hernia and needs surgery soon.
  • A friend recovering for surgery from uterine cancer.
  • A friend with colon problems. 
  • A friend’s mother was recovering from shoulder surgery when she fell. Her injuries resulted in a brain bleed.
  • A friend still suffering from an injury sustained from  a fall on the ice.
  • The loved ones of several friends who passed away recently.
  • A young man with an ongoing struggle against suicidal thoughts
  • Friends and family members fighting COVID-19 and its after-effects. 
  • For all who struggle with the after-effects of trauma
  • Our aging parents and friends who are vulnerable and often isolated due to health and safety concerns.
  • A friend working on alcohol recovery


  • That a friend’s elderly father gets his 2nd shot soon.
  • A friend contemplating life after being laid off
  • Recovery and a home for a friend’s homeless son.
  • That several friends of friends will come to the Lord
  • Several friends who need to find work
  •  An end to divisive misinformation that generates social conflict.

Partner Organizations

  • Bellevue Presbyterian Church
  • The Village Chapel
  • Rocketown 
  • Enterprise Rent-A-Car
  • Overton High
  • Oliver Middle
  • Hillsboro High
  • Hillwood High
  • Youth For Christ 

Racial Justice

  • Justice for people of color
  • Repentance by oppressors and complicit bystanders
  • Positive leadership
  • Progress in anti-racism movement
  • Empathy regarding racial discrimination issues, especially by those who haven’t experienced discrimination.


  • Wisdom about loosening COVID-19 restrictions.
  • Improved vaccine distribution
  • Rapid and successful vaccine distribution
  • 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 for our heroic health care and essential workers