Posts with the category “engage-our-community”

Food Bank Fundraiser
by Noël Foulk on June 20th, 2024
The White Center Food Bank, one of our community partners, is hosting the 3rd Annual Taste of White Center benefiting the food bank.  With 30+ restaurants participating, attendees purchase $5 tickets to try a variety of foods like banh mi sandwiches, bubble tea, Indian fry bread tacos, and much more. Iconic restaurants like Puffy Pandy, Tomo, El Catrín, and others are ready to serve up amazing bit...  Read More
Food Bank for VBS
by Noël Foulk on June 12th, 2024
At VBS this year, the mission the kids will be learning about is Food Banks! We will be learning about food insecurity and what we can do to help others in our community. To go along with this, we will be gathering donations for the White Center Food bank all week at VBS. We would love to have you join us! You can bring items on Sunday (6/24 or 6/30) or donate by scanning the QR code.Food Items:Ca...  Read More
The Summer Garage Sale for Marybeth and The Mashiah Foundation
by Noël Foulk on April 12th, 2024
We are beginning to collect items for our annual cul-du-sac sale that will take place this summer. If you would like to donate any items they would be much appreciated. You may drop off at 5629 SW Manning or we can pick up at your convenience. Call Russ at 206-972-9696. One hundred percent of the money that comes in from the sale goes straight to The Mashiah Foundation.The Mashiah Foundation is a ...  Read More
Hear about Musalaha's work to heal Israeli-Palestinian strife
by Noël Foulk on April 11th, 2024
Friends,The death and destruction unleashed by the Gaza-Israel War deeply troubles many of us. Yet in the midst of the heartbreaking violence, Musalaha remains committed to healing the strife between Israelis and Palestinians.Musalaha – an Arabic word for reconciliation – is a Jerusalem-based organization founded by Palestinian Christians more than 30 years ago. Its primary mission is to bring Isr...  Read More
Renewal Ministries NW - A Day of Reflection
by Noël Foulk on March 28th, 2024
The inspiration to start having these "Days of Reflection" for Women came during the pandemic when it became clear that the challenges (and opportunities) women face were really magnified during that season and beyond. In keeping with our mission at Renewal Ministries Northwest "to engage people in deeper relationships with Jesus" we see this as an offering of spiritual formation for women experie...  Read More
REFLECT: 7 Days of Prayer
by Noël Foulk on December 22nd, 2023
God's word in Micah 6:8  tells us, "He has shown you. O mortal, what is good. And what does the Lord require of you? To act justly and to love mercy and to walk humbly with your God.” You’re invited to join in communal prayer beginning January 8 leading up to Martin Luther King Jr. Day on January 15. Sign up to receive daily prayer prompts that will lead us to reflect on the themes of peace, justi...  Read More
SERVE Updates
by Noël Foulk on July 19th, 2023
One of the Young Lives moms, who was supported with rent grants from the YLCF and the WSPC Deacons, has just finished her education and will start a new job this fall teaching special education/integrated kindergarten. The best part is that her new job is at the school that she attended for K-3! Talk about coming full circle. Our contributions helped pay for rent so that she could focus on her edu...  Read More
Jemar Tisby Coming to SPU
by Noël Foulk on April 19th, 2023
Dr. Jemar Tisby, author of The Color of Compromise, will be speaking at Seattle Pacific University on Monday, April 24 at 7:00PM.  Admission is free. Additionally, Dr. Tisby will take part in a panel discussion titled Holiness Abolitionism: Christians Modeling Racial Justice at the same location on Tu...  Read More
Young Lives Care Fund Grant Stories
by Noël Foulk on August 19th, 2022
The West Side Young Lives Care Fund (YLCF) committee would like to thank you all for your support for the young moms in the local Young Lives program. Each time we receive a grant request we are blown away at the incredible hurdles faced by these young women and the perseverance they show.  Recent YLCF grants have included the following: A.P. – Teen mom with 3-year-old daughter.  YLCF grant used t...  Read More
Masks, Part 2
by Noël Foulk on April 21st, 2020
Protective masks may be part of life into the future for many of us.  Though homemade masks are not fully virus protective, they do offer a measure of barrier against airborne particles. In countries such as China and Japan, masks have been part of the wardrobe during flu seasons for a long time. During the COVID-19 pandemic, now masks are seen worldwide. Perhaps this fashion trend will take hold ...  Read More
Food Drive - White Center Food Bank
by Noël Foulk on April 17th, 2020
Julianna Carlson read an email about how the demand for food assistance is rising at an extraordinary rate, just as our local food banks are being struck by shortages of donated food. An idea began to form – a food drive to support the White Center Food Bank! Julianna volunteers with our youth and knows that our students are looking for ways they can serve during this pandemic. Her idea … let’s mo...  Read More
For such a time as this... Mask Making
by Noël Foulk on April 17th, 2020
By Blythe MeigsThe Covid-19 pandemic has affected our community in many ways.  Liz Bolling, seamstress extraordinaire, found herself with time on her hands after being furloughed from her job at Nordstrom Bridal. Two weeks ago, she heard on the news that healthcare workers were in need of washable masks to help their hospital issued masks last longer. Then the CDC recommended people wear masks in ...  Read More