September 1, 2020




  • Our growing partnership with Rocketown 
  • Good family visits for the Weber family last week
  • We received a pledge for Touchstone Tribute matching funds!
  • A friend is moving back to NYC soon.



  • Students – frustrations with the canceled football season
  • We will need additional matching funds for the Touchstone Tribute.
  • Wisdom and favor for the state response to our CARES Act Grant application
  • Preparations for the virtual Touchstone Tribute on October 20
  • Neighborhood CiViL plans to begin after Labor Day
  • We need several new board members.
  • Need more qualified, trained male volunteers

Touchstone’s Partner Organizations

  • Bellevue Presbyterian Church
  • The Village Chapel
  • Rocketown
  • Hillsboro High School
  • Overton High School
  • Hillwood High School
  • Oliver Middle School
  • Enterprise
  • Belmont University
  • Lipscomb University
  • Nashville Youth For Christ – ministry to incarcerated youth

Comfort and Healing

  • A friend is having spinal stenosis surgery today.
  • A friend lost his job, and then his wife died suddenly.
  • A young Barefoot Republic staffer died.
  • Help and comfort for residents of Louisiana & Texas after Hurricane Laura.
  • Melony’s dad is on the mend, but still weak.
  • For a friend at the sudden loss of her daughter
  • For a former student whose father just died of cancer
  • For a friend with brain cancer

Racial Justice

  • Justice for people of color
  • Repentance by oppressors and complicit bystanders
  • Positive leadership
  • The 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.
  • Wisdom & guidance for safety in going back to schools


  • Resolution and patience for a stubborn water heater malfunction.
  • Moving and traveling mercies for a friend as she heads back to NYC on Labor Day Weekend.
  • A friend needs expensive dental work.
  • Friend who is working on alcohol addiction recovery.
  • A friend wants restoration of relationship with his brother. 
  • The upcoming general elections