Archive: June 2011

Come check out Kairos

There is a Kairos Closing on Sunday afternoon July 17th.  Deadline to submit application is July 4th.  It is at the Sanders-Estes Unit in Venus, TX.  There will be another on Sunday afternoon August 21st; at Hutchins State Jail in Hutchins, TX.     Kairos Closings are not just for Kairos Volunteers but an opportunity to see [...]

Can You Feel the GLOW?

One of Watermark’s most anticipated serving opportunities, GLOW – A Day of Beauty was again a success.  This year, Watermark partnered with some of our existing ministry partners, including Cornerstone Baptist Church, UGM Center of Hope, Exodus, and many more.  The women being served by these ministries were brought to Watermark, where the third floor [...]

Taking Care of Kiddos at UGM

Looking for a place to serve this summer?  Check out the following dates and come love on some kiddos residing at Union Gospel Mission’s shelter for women and children – Center of Hope: July 23               7:30am – 3:30pm August 26         4:00pm – 10:00pm August 27         7:30am – 11:30am                                11:30am – 3:30pm                                3:30pm – 6:00pm [...]

What Does Depravity Mean to You?

This round of Bible study will be 8 weeks.  We gather at Exodus on Monday nights between 7-8:30pm.  I recruited a friend from my community group to serve with me.  She has a few tattoos, which give her instant credibility with the women.  Each week we ask the women to share their stories.  If they [...]

Exciting Developments Reported by ALARM & Christian Lawyers in Central Africa

We are thrilled to report some exciting news from our lawyer friends in the D.R. Congo, Rwanda, and Burundi.  Several Christian lawyer groups met in Kigali, Rwanda over the weekend to discuss preparations for the African Leadership and Reconciliation Ministries’ (ALARM) regional conference.  The 2011 Conference is scheduled to take place on August 28-31, 2011 in [...]

Selling for 2ndSaturday

How many times have you thought, “I need to trim the bushes,” only to hire the neighbor kid down the street to do it because there is never enough time?  Time to clean out the garage and tool shed. and donate those unused tools to someone who will use them!  2ndSaturday is having it’s first [...]

Operation Clean Sweep Is Back

Operation Clean Sweep (OCS) is just around the corner and we would love to have your help.  OCS is a program created to help senior citizens clean up their yards while building community with volunteers.  So, gather your friends and all the yard equipment you have and head to Brother Bill’s Helping Hand on Saturday, [...]

GLOW on June 27…letting the outward beauty reflect the inward beauty!

“The King will reply, ‘Truly I tell you, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers and sisters of mine, you did for me.’ (Matthew 25:40) GLOW: A Day of Beauty On Monday, June 27, from 8:30 am to 4:00 pm, Watermark volunteers, as well as health, beauty and nutrition professionals will [...]

Great Opportunity to Serve UGM

Looking for a chance to share Christ’s love with homeless men and women?  Come participate in Union Gospel Mission’s Annual Games Day!  WHERE: Saturday, June 25, 2011 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Reverchon Park, 3505 Maple, Dallas, Texas 75219 IMPORTANT INFORMATION games day flyer 2011 *   Email awjohnson6@gmail.com to confirm you will be serving with [...]

Success at Exodus

Exodus Ministries assists Dallas County female ex-offenders that are re-entering society after incarceration in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice system and have demonstrated a willingness to make positive changes in their life. These women are dealing with the residual pain of having been separated from their children for a long period of time and do [...]