Category: Programs

Serve to Lead 2018

This is the third year that the Christian Principles Network of the YMCA of Greater Twin Cities has sponsored this one day event. This year’s conference, held on May 3, brought together Y members, volunteers, staff, and corporate and community partners.

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San Antonio Leads the Way

When you think of San Antonio, Texas, you probably think of people walking around in cowboy hats, the famous River Walk, the San Antonio Spurs basketball team, fantastic Tex-Mex food and, our course, the Alamo. It’s a vibrant, growing city that relishes its historic culture and diverse population.

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Serving Those Who Serve Us All

The Armed Services YMCA makes military life easier by providing programs and services to the young men and women of all five armed services: Army, Marine Corps, Navy, Air Force and Coast Guard. These Ys support more than 500,000 young enlisted soldiers, sailors, airmen and their families each year with the help of gracious donors and stalwart volunteers. The Alaska Armed Services YMCA offers some very unique programs that are specifically geared to serve military families. While they don’t have a recreational facility, they offer a variety of services on four military bases in Anchorage and Fairbanks, and service the rest of the military installations in the state through outreach programs.

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God Guides Our Steps on the Path

Joe Pfeiffer and I, Larry Whittlesey, stopped by the Gaston County YMCA on our way to Blue Ridge Assembly. In addition to our desire to interact with the association’s staff, we included this stop for a particular reason—to see the ongoing construction of the new Robinwood Lake YMCA.

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New Gaston County YMCA

Joe Pfeiffer and I, Larry Whittlesey, stopped by the Gaston County YMCA on our way to Blue Ridge Assembly. In addition to our desire to interact with the association’s staff, we included this stop for a particular reason—to see the ongoing construction of the new Robinwood Lake YMCA.

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Opening Hearts And Minds

You are well aware of the many people in your Y family and larger community that need healing, and are facing sickness and disease. Our nation, as well, needs healing, peace, and unity—rather than social chaos and turmoil. With those thoughts in mind, Angie Prenger, the CEO of the Long Branch Area YMCA in Macon, Missouri, has called her members and staff to join together in prayer.

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Serve To Lead

The Minneapolis/St Paul metro area and surrounding region gathered April 20 for a day filled with live worship, challenging keynote addresses, small group workshops, and warm conversations with their Y counterparts.

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