July 2017

Refuge Newsletter


Refuge July 2017 Newsletter

Sorry you haven't heard from us in awhile... We are still here.

All Fixed Up.

We are happy to announce that the front of the property is completely fixed.
See our new look.
Accepting Donations:
  • Video Games. Arcade? We are always looking to add to our video game collection. Do you have system you don't use? Games? Controllers? We are also open to adding an arcade game to our room.
  • Notebooks, Folders, and school supplies.
  • Board Games
  • Cleaning Supplies
  • Consumable for Food Program (Cups, Bowls, Plates, Etc.)
  • Guitars! (see below)

Studio Stuff!

Be sure to come out for studio night (tonight and first Tuesday of each month). You can hear samples from the studio here.

We have begun guitar lessons on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays. Reen Gemberling is running that class.

Maker Camp 2017

We have done some awesome things this summer for Maker Camp. To name a few... 3D Printing, Dremels, Copper Tape and LED Lights. Conductive Paint, and more.
Follow us on Facebook or Instragram for more updates about weekly projects.
Art Space

Weekly art instruction is now happening on the 3rd floor. We have teamed up with Skillshare to provide the kids step by step art instruction. Amy K. is leading that space. 
We just ordered a load of shirts with our new logo on it.
If you are interested drop us a line. Suggested donation of $10. 
We will be posting an online store soon...
Prayer Requests
  • Pantry Donations are always welcome
  • Activity Volunteers (Sewing, Crafts... What can you do?)
  • Helpers for specific projects (penny floor, trim work, painting, repairs, clean up)

Thinking of Getting Involved? See This.

We are always looking for help in these areas:
Kitchen cleaning/dishwashing
Building maintenance and grounds keeping
Important Dates:
  • 3rd Tuesday of Every Month: Refuge Will be closing at 7pm for Staff Meeting. Staff Meeting will run 7-8pm.
  • 1st Tuesday of Every Month: Studio is Open
  • 2nd Thursday of Every Month: Refuge Board Meeting. 5-6pm.
  • Do You Know Someone Looking for a  Youth Group? Junior and Senior Youth Group at The Refuge. Meet Every Wednesday from 7-8:30pm. This is in connection with Calvary Fellowship SV.

Vision for The Refuge: Mentor Program/ Wood-shop

We are seeking the Lord about these upcoming opportunities. 
1. Breakfast Outreach in the mornings before school in front of The Refuge. (on hold for now....)
2. Starting a wood-shop with an instructor at The Refuge. 
3. Partnering with local churches to start a mentoring program through The Mentoring Project. 
Thanks to Furmanos for their yearly support. 
Thanks to Emmanuel Bible for supporting with their 5k.
Also many donations from businesses, individuals, and churches.
We are blessed by your desire to support what God is doing here at The Refuge.
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