Posts with the category “engage-our-community”

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