Chinese food & God’s Word by Morgan Blaik

Chinese Food & God’s Word By Mentor, Morgan Blaik I have used the same little Bible since college. After a series of events I decided it was time to get a new one. I took my mentee to dinner last week. We had Chinese food, her fave, and I presented her with the opportunity to [...]

Needed: Reading Buddies with Readers2Leaders!

Make a lasting difference while building a relationship – help a child learn to read! Team READ provides one-on-one reading support and practice to 1st and 2nd grade students in West Dallas. As a volunteer tutor, you will meet weekly with the same student to enjoy reading aloud and practicing skills. No previous experience is [...]

Big Service Opportunity: Back2School Extravaganza

After Mercy Street’s huge annual Eggstravaganza was rained out in March, a great opportunity for a new celebration was born. On September 7th, mentors, mentees, families, and several hundred volunteers will descend on West Dallas for Mercy Street’s Back2School Extravaganza! This is a great opportunity for individuals, friends, community groups, and families to jump in [...]

SIGN UP FOR EGGSTRAVAGANZA!

On March 23rd, mentors, mentees, families, and volunteers will descend on West Dallas for a fun-filled day! Mercy Street needs about 200 volunteers – and this is a great opportunity for individuals, friends, community groups, and families to jump in to serve. Sign up for a shift at http://2013egg.eventbrite.com.

Focusing on Others…Learning About Self

Can mentoring change a life forever? Ryan and Emily Greening would say so. But when they began mentoring Terry Jenkins, a West Dallas 13 year old with cerebral palsy, they never anticipated how much that relationship would grow, or how God would use Terry to change their hearts. How did you begin mentoring? RYAN: “We [...]

Carnival Time

Join us Friday, October 26, 2012 for a fun time at Carr Elementary for their fall carnival.  Volunteers are needed to help with bounce houses, face painting, pop corn machines, and much more!  Bring your entire family to come serve from 3:45pm to 6pm.  Contact westdallas@watermark.org to sign up!

Wake Goes to West Dallas

As our partnership with Mercy Street continues to grow, many mentees are coming to Watermark and some even come with their families. We love that they want to hang here on Sundays.  But many don’t realize that there are also small group opportunities – some through Mercy Street, including high school that meet Tuesday nights, [...]

What’s It All About?

Ever wonder what mentoring is all about, and why Watermark partners with Mercy Street?  Does the thought of living life-on-life intimidate you?  OR are you a current mentor who needs some questions answered? Join us September 5th from 6:30 – 8pm on the 4th floor of the tower.  Mercy Street coordinators will be there, as [...]

Back to School

Click here to see a message from Todd Wagner about being mission minded, and locally engaged. Back To School Budget Facts: -  A family in the U.S. spends an average of $89 per child on school supplies. -  Teachers spent $356, on average, of their own money on supplies and resources, including an average of [...]

Are You a Little Ship?

Operation Dynamo and The Collective Power of One   I love history. I’m the guy that is up at 4 am watching the History Channel, because no one in my house will watch it with me. History has much to teach us, and recently I was reminded about one of the most pivotal points in [...]

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