Archive: July 2011

Reflections on May 2011 Bukavu, DR Congo Trip (with ALARM Summary attached)

Earlier this year Watermark Justice partnered with African Leadership and Reconciliation Ministries (ALARM) to conduct another lawyers conference in the war-torn Kivu provinces of the Democratic Republic of Congo, which for over 15 years has experienced millions of deaths and sexual violence reaching levels worthy of the description “rape genocide.”  We again traveled with a team [...]

Perspectives from Operation Clean Sweep

On Saturday volunteers did 69 yards of senior citizens and then returned to BBHH to enjoy hamburgers and cold lemonade with many of those same seniors. The last 6 yards, making a total of 75, will be mowed this week. We are grateful to all the volunteers – both those who mowed and those who [...]

Kairos Closing Opportunity

Closing Application Hutchins 12 The Kairos of Hutchins #12 Closing Ceremony occurs on August 21st in Hutchins, TX.  Come see what God is doing in the prison system.  The closing application deadline is midnight August 6th. Please contact Audrey Rivera with questions:

I Know God Really Cares

GLOW: A Day of Beauty at Watermark was much more than a day of pampering for women served by our partner ministries throughout the city. It was a day for volunteers at Watermark to help further ongoing relationships we have with women at Cornerstone Baptist Church, Union Gospel Mission’s Center of Hope, Exodus, and other [...]

Grab a Burger at Mooyah today (5-9pm) and Support ACT!

Grab a Burger at Mooyah today (5-9pm) and Support ACT!

Perfect Serving Opp – Operation Clean Sweep

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, [...]

An Adoption Story – The Fournets

Natalie and I have been married for almost fourteen years, and we’ve got four great kids.  For us adoption has been a topic of conversation going back nearly twenty years.  But it took seventeen years before we would finally experience the actual blessings of adoption in bringing our third and fourth children (Beck and Deshi) [...]

Careers REALLY In Motion

June was Hunger Month here at Watermark.  Members were encouraged to donate food, participate in the Food Stamp Challenge and serve at various opportunities around the city. On Tuesday, June 21st, Careers in Motion, a ministry dedicated to helping people who are currently unemployed, took their group to the North Texas Food Bank.  One of CIM [...]

Got kids? Interested in taking them to Haiti?

Join us Sunday, July 10th at 12:30pm-2:00pm in the 3rd floor assembly room to LEARN MORE about Watermark’s upcoming Family Discipleship Trip to Haiti.  Bring your own lunch to the meeting.  Water will be provided.  WHO?  Watermark Families WHEN? Thanksgiving Break, Nov. 21st-26th WHERE?  Haiti Partnership with Mission of Hope HOW MUCH?  Approximately $1500/person For [...]

Want to go to on a discipleship trip to Haiti?

Not sure where to start?  Join us TONIGHT at 6:30 on the 2nd floor of the Watermark Tower to learn more about how you can get involved.  We look forward to seeing you then! -External Focus Team