One Joy Lasts Forever

Written by Ben Raeoch


"Our souls are hungry. We have deep emotional and spiritual and relational cravings that we’re often not even fully aware of. But instead of looking to the Bread of Life, we are so easily enticed by food that perishes..." 


As we begin to see the dysfunction and misguided desires within ourselves, we learn more clearly how satisfying Jesus really is. Consider these four self-diagnostic questions to discern your heart hungers, and whether you’re seeking the Bread of Life or merely food that perishes.....


Read the complete article here.


March Priority Outcome: Life Readiness

In an effort to keep our Gospel Village kids focused on our priority outcomes (Academic Success, Emotional Resilience, Strong Faith, Godly Character, Life Readiness), we have created a monthly article to help give ideas and encouragement. Click here for the Priority outcome article and activities for the month of March. 


This Month's Featured Events: Future Story

Mark your calendars for Future Story Night, March 21st, 6pm- 8pm at The Boys & Girls Club Main office. This is a fun, educational event where you and your mentee will be able to play a life-sized version of the Game of Life. Come join us to see how simple life choices can greatly determine your future by playing Future Story!


Discover Gospel Village: March 7th

If you or a friend are interested in learning more about our ministry & possibly thinking about becoming a mentor, join us for Discover Gospel Village on March 7th at The Boys & Girls Main club from 6pm- 8pm. Discover Gospel Village is a opportunity to see what God is doing through the Gospel Village Movement and how you can be a part of it. 

For more information or to RSVP, please email or call Keatha Carter at kcarter@thementoringalliance.com or 903-372-2313


 

ROSE CITY SUMMER CAMP: EARLY REGISTRATION for GOSPEL VILLAGE

WHAT: ROSE CITY SUMMER CAMPS
WHEN: June 5th- August 4th
WHERE: Rice or Dixie Elementary (Multiple locations available for transportation)
Time: 7:30am to 5:30pm
AGES: Completed Kindergarten thru completed 5th grade (many of you have a mentee older than 5th grade, but their families may have younger siblings who would want to go to camp!)
COST: $99/week, includes daily breakfast, lunch, snacks and drinks

Space is limited, so register TODAY! We have scholarships available for all Gospel Village families (mentors families included)--$25 a week for GV campers!! The last day to receive the early bird rate is March 20th. 

*You will need to call  903-593-9211 to get the $25 rate*


Save the Date: Mentor Appreciation--April 6, 2017

Save the date for a night of appreciation for our Gospel Village mentors, Village Friends, school and church partners. We look forward to celebrating all that the Lord has done to provide for and bless this ministry and to say ONE BIG "Thank You" for all who have played a part in developing Gospel Village. 

Join us at Bethel Downtown/The Foundry at 6pm-8pm for dinner and a gift of appreciation from your Gospel Village family. Childcare will be provided.