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Citygate Network Board Meeting This Week
HUGE NEWS: Agreement Inked with Adult and Teen Challenge USA
Citygate Network President John Ashmen said, “Adult and Teen Challenge and Citygate Network have been on parallel paths for decades, both working with those most in need of life transformation. We’ve now increased the size of the support network for both organizations,” continued Ashmen, “and soon we will be able to share best practices and witness the emergence of an informed common assessment of the issues unfolding in society and showing up on our streets. This is what real collaboration looks like.” ATC USA local centers line up with Citygate Network’s statement of faith and code of ethics, as well as with Citygate Network’s Statement on Biblical Sexuality. Stay tuned for more information on this exciting development.
Registrations for DC Forum Filling Up Fast!
The 2020 Census and You
You Could Win a Stetson Hat!
Here’s What They Had to Say…
“The general sessions paved the way for the Holy Spirit to work within my heart. I was able to glean at least one new idea or piece of information in every seminar I attended. I enjoyed seeing people so dedicated to serving God through serving others and felt honored to be a part of the group.”
“This is a crucial time in our society and for mission work. Citygate Network is and will be an integral part of us transitioning and changing in ways which will glorify God.”
Coronavirus Threat Update
Looking Down the Street
TELL US: Do you have news to share with other network members? Send a blurb to Alice Gifford. Include as many details as possible. We’ll handle the editing.
Denver Nonprofit Turns Hotel into Mini-Apartments for the Homeless
Consider: Keep an eye open for a “going out of business’ motel in your area.
Trump Budget Cuts Safety Net Programs
Consider: If cuts to SNAP do materialize at some level, you will likely have an opportunity to help those with food insecurity in your community, either through feeding or food box programs. Appoint someone at your organization to keep an eye on this issue and make suggestions for service when the time is right.
Calgary Group Wants Pet Friendly Homeless Shelter Option
Survey Indicates that Hiring Will Target Millennials and Gen Z
Sex Trafficking Affects Males Too
AOH Counselor- Client Manager, Union Gospel Mission, Spokane, WA
Business Director, Coachella Valley Rescue Mission, Indio, CA
Camp Bennett Maintenance Manager, Central Union Mission
Camp Director, Central Union Mission
Care Support Specialist, Light of Life Ministries, Inc., Pittsburgh, PA
Chief Administration Officer, Rockford Rescue Mission Ministries, Inc., Rockford, IL
Controller, Light of Life, Pittsburgh, PA
Cook, Seattle's Union Gospel Mission, Seattle, WA
Development Director, Home of Grace, Vancleave, MS
Director of AOH, Union Gospel Mission (Spokane), Spokane, WA
Development Manager, Bread of Life Mission, Seattle, WA
Director of Development, City Mission of Schenectady, Schenectady, NY
Director of Men's Shelter Services, Union Gospel Mission, Spokane, WA
Director of Operations, Brunswick Christian Recovery Center, Ash, NC
Director of Operations, Fairhaven Rescue Mission, Covington, KY
Distribution Center Assistant, Seattle's Union Gospel Mission, Seattle, WA
Driver, Seattle's Union Gospel Mission, Seattle, WA
Executive Director, Hospitality Ministries, Wenatchee, WA
Executive Director, Fairhaven Rescue Mission, Covington, KY
Executive Director, Geauga Faith Rescue Mission, Chardon, OH
Guest Services Associate (FT, PT, On-call), Seattle's Union Gospel Mission, Seattle, WA
Major Gifts Officer, St. Matthew's House, Naples, FL
Major Gifts Officer, Union Rescue Mission, Wichita, KS
Nonprofit Management Department Chair (online), City Vision University, Kansas City, MO
Outreach Specialist (Mental Health), Seattle's Union Gospel Mission, Seattle, WA
Part-Time Counselor (Youth-Focused), Seattle's Union Gospel Mission
Program Administrator - Bridge Street Mission, Bridge Street Mission, Inc., Wausau, WI
Residential Coordinator_Cornerstone Manor Facility, Buffalo City Mission, Buffalo, NY
Safety Coordinator, Seattle's Union Gospel Mission, Seattle, WA
Safety Team, Open Door Mission, Glens Falls, NY
Social Work/Clinical Manager, Denver Rescue Mission, Denver, CO
Vice President of Development, Career Cross Training, Colorado Springs, CO
Vice President of Ministries, Rescue Mission Alliance, Oxnard, CA
Welcome Center Supervisor, Seattle's Union Gospel Mission, Seattle, WA
We’re six weeks into the new year already—how have you done with your New Year’s resolutions? You made them with every good intention of following through to become a better, stronger, faster, or more fill-in-the-blank, person in 2020—but that resolve doesn’t always last beyond the first month.
The dictionary defines resolution as a firm determination. Daniel 1:8 tells us that Daniel resolved in his heart not to eat the rich foods the king ordered for his “cream of the crop” captives. Isn’t that what we intend at New Years? We resolve in our hearts to do, or not do something, in the year ahead because we want to make a change that will result in improvement?
Daniel drew a line and refused to eat and drink the rich stuff, not because he wanted to jump on the latest weight loss fad, but because he wanted to stand up and make a statement about something important to him. That’s a resolution with heart behind it—the kind that has a chance to stick, because it involves passion.
Has God nudged your heart to take a stand or make a statement about something this year? Keep your heart engaged so your resolve remains strong; God honors obedience.
James 1:25 (NIV)But whoever looks intently into the perfect law that gives freedom and continues in it—not forgetting what they have heard but doing it—they will be blessed in what they do.
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