November 10, 2021


November 10, 2021


  • An excellent CiViL Service Project in Waverly, TN
  • Melony’s speaking engagement at Belmont University last week went very well.



Touchstone Events, Programs & Services   

  • The formation of Hillwood CiViL groups 
  • The Touchstone Tribute planning team and participants
  • Touchstone counseling clients
  • Plans and staffing for CiViL school programs 
  • CiViL students who engage in unhealthy relationship patterns


Comfort and Healing

  • A CiViL student is grieving over the sudden passing of a loved one.
  • The family of several friends who passed away from COVID-19 last week.
  • Many other friends who are grieving lost loved ones
  • A friend’s father is undergoing radiation treatment for skin cancer.
  • Melony is in the last stages of a head cold and is awaiting skin cancer biopsy results. 
  • A friend is battling cancer.
  • A friend is having major shoulder surgery on Nov 15
  • For people damaged by trauma
  • Friends working on addiction recovery



  • Career guidance for a friend
  • That a friend would NOT be called for jury duty, due to time constraints
  • Starvation in Madagascar due to drought
  • A friend needs guidance regarding a creative idea.
  • The kidnapped missionaries in Haiti
  • Supply chain issues and the economy
  • Tension and conflict within the American church
  • Those suffering from recent disasters (hurricane, floods, fires, earthquakes), and war) 
  • Our aging families
  • Guidance for friends planning a building project.
  • Those with domestic violence, mental health, and other challenges


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 


Racial Justice

  • The backlash against Critical Race Theory and its effect on education
  • 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.



  • Safety for children who are given the COVID-19 vaccine
  • Wise leadership over masking and vaccine requirements
  • Conflict over vaccine mandates
  • Protection for those w compromised immune systems
  • Threats and violence in anti-mask and anti-vaccine protests
  • Stamina and safety for all health care workers
  • A swift comeback from the COVID-19 economy
  • Plans for a CiViL Service Waverly Project on 11/06
  • The revival that could come from our cries to God for help, hope, mercy, and repentance