Getting Your Church Involved with the School Next Door

by Jeremy Kiner, Co-Director

I fear that concerns over the “Separation of Church and State,” as well as increasing pressures from groups like the ACLU, have kept many churches at bay in reaching out to and partnering with their local schools.

Thankfully, our Constitution still allows people of faith to influence and shape our government and our communities.  There are, of course, some parameters that limit what activities may be done on a school property and/or anything that misuses school funds or resources. However, the premise of separation…

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Parma Area Ministerial Forum Update

What an honor it was to have Parma Mayor Tim DeGeeter with us at our last Parma Area Ministerial Forum in January.  Mayor DeGeeter addressed area church leaders on various matters regarding the city of Parma, such as budget issues, safety priorities, and neighborhood quality of life.  He then…

Orphans in Parma Area

This week there are 628 children who are legitimately orphaned in Cuyahoga county (1).  What’s also troubling is the fact that there are 775 churches in this very same county (2), which means that there are actually more churches than there are orphaned children.

UPCOMING EVENTS

PCSD State of the Schools Address

Feb 19 @ 11:30 am1:00 pm
Parma Senior High School,

6285 W. 54th St., Parma, OH 44134

PCSD Council on Family Engagement

Feb 19 @ 5:00 pm6:30 pm
Parma Area Family Collaborative,

11212 Snow Rd., Parma, OH 44130

Parma Mayor State of the City

Feb 23 @ 7:00 pm9:00 pm
OSG Tap & Die,
12502 Plaza Dr., Parma, OH 44130

Tri-C Family Fun Nights!

Mar 7 @ 6:00 pm9:00 pm
Tri-C – Western Campus,
11000 Pleasant Valley Road, Parma, OH 44130

Mobile Food Pantry

Mar 12 @ 3:00 pm5:00 pm
Parma Area Family Collaborative,
11212 Snow Rd., Parma, OH 44130

Foster/Adoptive Support Group

Mar 12 @ 6:00 pm8:00 pm
Parma Area Family Collaborative,
11212 Snow Rd., Parma, OH 44130

PCSD Council on Family Engagement

Mar 19 @ 5:00 pm6:30 pm
Parma Area Family Collaborative,
11212 Snow Rd., Parma, OH 44130

C/B/S Partnership Meeting

Mar 20 @ 8:00 am9:30 am
Broadview Multi-Care,
5520 Broadview Rd., Parma, OH 44134

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