Bridge Happenings – March 2017

Here’s a friendly recap of March at The Bridge. Summer Job OpeningsThe Bridge was awarded 6 Summer AmeriCorp positions (4 Summer AmeriCorps VISTA Associate positions for an 8-week term and 2 Summer RefugeeRISE Positions for a 10-week term).  Applications are accepted from now until April 28.  The Summer AmeriCorp positions will work with youth in[…]

The Bridge is hosting the Empowered to Connect Conference

The Bridge of Storm Lake will host the Empowered to Connect simulcast on Friday, April 7 and Saturday, April 8 from 9AM to 5PM each day. Come experience practical teaching in a safe and supportive community as we work to equip families, churches, and professionals to better serve children.   Empowered To Connect, together with Show Hope[…]

Hospitality Is War | Desiring God

Christian hospitality isn’t just a nice thing to do. It’s an act of warfare against sin and Satan. God has a habit of waging war with strange weapons. He fought Egypt with frogs, gnats, and boils. He defeated the Midianite army with Gideon’s clay pots and torches. Strangest of all, he defeated sin and death[…]

2017 Run For Our Future 5k/10k

The Bridge of Storm Lake is holding its 5th Annual Run For Our Future on Saturday, May 27th to help raise funds for its Summer Youth Program. The 2017 Summer Youth Program includes a team of four AmeriCorps Summer Associates and two Summer RefugeeRISE Members serving at The Bridge with the AmeriCorps-given goal of “preventing summer learning[…]

we ain’t ever gonna give up

He hadn’t been able to arrange a planter to pull behind the tractor, so Jay had gone at it by hand, trying to beat the coming rain. He had planted about 3,000 feet of sweet corn, and there were another 600 feet left. His young helpers were a group of kids, raking dirt clods out of the[…]