May 24, 2024


May 24, 2024


  • Touchstone staff had a great experience at the Urban Assembly SEL Symposium last week.
  • Data from CiViL student evaluations has been compiled.




Touchstone Events, Programs & Services         


  • Plans for Summer & Fall CiViL
  • Plans for the Fall fundraiser
  • Some students are interested in a Bible study
  • CiViL interns for next year
  • Partner churches for CiViL locations
  • Students with mental and emotional issues


  • Touchstone legacy plans
  • Counseling clients
  • New office space for Touchstone
  • Need for staff, volunteers, and interns
  • Protection for all Touchstone workers

Comfort and Healing


  • Those who lost loved ones in the recent tornados
  • All families dealing with loss

Illness & Injury

  • Meg B is being treated for lung cancer.
  • Renee’s sister getting cancer treatment
  • Courtney recovering from a difficult childbirth
  • Barbara in hospice after stroke
  • A friend’s gums and bones need to regenerate
  • A friend fighting sickle cell anemia


  • A friend looking for a new job change



  • Sebastian to be found.
  • A friend’s submission “The Wall”
  • A friend’s building plans
  • A friend’s expensive medication cost
  • People we love come to Jesus
  • Youth For Christ – Teen Moms, other ministries


Partner Organizations


  • Bellevue Presbyterian Church
  • The Village Chapel
  • Mount Bethel Missionary Baptist Church


  • Mission Discovery
  • Rocketown
  • Youth for Christ

Higher Education – Interns:

  • Belmont University
  • Lipscomb University


  • Enterprise Rent-a-Car & Foundation
  • HCA Healthcare Foundation
  • Just Love Coffee
  • The Predators Foundation

Metro Nashville Public Schools:

  • Hillsboro High
  • Hillwood High
  • Nashville School of the Arts
  • Overton High
  • Oliver Middle

Ministry Consultants:

  • Mission Development International
  • Mission Increase Foundation
  • National Christian Fund


Current Issues

  • President, Governor, Mayor, Legislators, Courts & Policy makers
  • 2024 elections
Justice for:
  • All people, regardless or race, religion, etc.
  • The Trump trials
  • Organizations that have allowed abuse
Protection from or for:
  • Persecution & War (Ukraine, Israel/Gaza, the church)
  • Domestic violence & abuse
  • First responders
  • Depression, violence & suicide 
  • Those with mental health & disabilities
  • America’s mass shooting epidemic
  • Peace & safety at university demonstrations
Natural Disaster Survivors:
  • Drought & flooding in Brazil
  • Columbia, TN tornado