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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

“Why Mentoring Matters…” – Watch Todd Wagner’s remarks at this recent event

 

mentor training recap – with audio!

We had a great training event / info session for Mercy Street Mentors last Wednesday! About 40 people gathered around some great Chick-fil-A wraps to hear from local experts on mentoring kids within the unique West Dallas setting. We recorded the live Q&A from the event, providing some great tips, ideas, and explanations for helping kids in [...]

West Dallas Mentor Training / Info Session this week

Are you already mentoring a West Dallas child through Mercy Street? Or have you considered becoming a mentor? Please join us as Watermark hosts their annual Mentor Equipping and Training event on Thursday, October 13th from 6:30-8:30 p.m! For those already mentoring, we will have a panel discussion to help encourage us and make us [...]