On the twelfth day of Christmas, we are focusing on December and this holiday season. This time of year people tend to be more charitable, giving usually increases and campaigns for support increase as well. But, if HE is the reason for the season, then we can celebrate all year. It is easy to support … Continue reading Day Twelve – December, Giving Gifts
I want to tell you about two special ladies, Carol and Shanieka, and an amazing thing that happened last month. Carol has been our Dental Manager for several years and our Dental program is spectacular, largely because of all her hard work and her cheerful spirit. She shows people love, makes them feel welcome and … Continue reading Day Eleven, November New Birth
On the tenth day of Christmas, we are looking back at October or, should we say, Socktober. Kids all over the community raised sock donations and awareness of homeless issues. Central Arkansas Christian school’s 6th graders collected 800 socks. We also received a donation of equal size from Cabot Church of Christ and the local … Continue reading Day Ten- Socktober!
The third week of September is Arkansas Peace week, and we honor that week with a week of peace, justice, and non-violence focused lessons. It is a wonderful time for us to partner with the Arkansas Coalition for Peace and Justice and to hear wonderful peace centered lessons from peace and justice advocates in our … Continue reading Day Nine – September, Peace & Justice
Every August we say goodbye to our Urban Ministry Interns and welcome our Social Work Interns. Each summer, Steven and Kyndra, at River City Church, co-mentor college students through a ten-week internship program. It's an amazing time for our interns to experience urban ministry with the homeless people who we see at RCM every morning, … Continue reading Day Eight -August, Student Interns
On the seventh day of Christmas, we will take a look back to July. If you know, River City Ministry, then you know that each July we host a 5K to raise money for the ministry. Last year was the 14th annual River City Run/Walk 5K. It raised $40,000.00, which directly supports the services provided … Continue reading Day Seven-The Hottest Race of the Year
On the sixth day of Christmas, we take a look at the month of June. Every June L'Oréal sponsors a day of service where they send their employees out to communities around the globe to volunteer. Thanks to our board member, Harold Young, a team comes to River City Ministry each year. They show up … Continue reading Day Six- June and L’Oréal USA Volunteer Day