November 18, 2020


NOVEMBER 18, 2020


  • A friend had a good trip to see her ailing father. 
  • Our CiViL Service Project last Wednesday went well.
  • A friend in need of expensive dental work has been provided for.
  • Jim has survived to his 62nd birthday.
  • A friend’s new Christmas song is getting to those who need to hear it.
  • A friend’s niece is out of the ICU recovering at home. 


  • Safety and success for a CiViL Service project the Tue before Thanksgiving
  • Melony’s class & final assessment
  • Healing and growth for Touchstone’s counseling clients
  • Touchstone Tribute Plans watch parties
  • Provision for 2020 4th Qtr finances
  • Blessing and protection to all who support Touchstone
  • Touchstone needs several new board members.

Comfort and Healing

  • Protection for a friends mom. COVID infection rate is very high in her living facility.
  • Multiple friends are COVID-19 positive.
  • A friend with colon cancer is enduring very expensive and difficult treatment and by himself.
  • Several friends are having family troubles.
  • Melony’s 86 year old father is recovering from a fractured pelvis, spine, ribs, and a UTI.
  • The 11 yr old child of CiViL alum has been sexually abused and may still be in danger, due to custody issues.
  • A friend who is  dying of brain cancer – may he live his last days well.
  • Our aging parents and friends
  • A friend working on alcohol recovery
  • A friend who has had a year of losses


  • A friend has a potentially contentious Home Owners’ Association meeting after Thanksgiving.
  • That a friend’s house would sell
  • That several friends of friends come to the Lord
  • Several friends who need to find work
  • The emotional burden of crisis, isolation – especially during the holidays
  • A peaceful and effective post-election transition of power

Partner Organizations

  • Bellevue Presbyterian Church
  • The Village Chapel
  • Rocketown
  • Overton High
  • Oliver Middle
  • Hillsboro High
  • Hillwood High
  • Youth For Christ staff has regional training this week.

Racial Justice

  • Justice for people of color
  • Repentance by oppressors and complicit bystanders
  • Positive leadership
  • Progress in anti-racism movement


  • 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 of our heroic health care workers.

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