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Join Us in Prayer

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Every week in my Anger Management groups at Clark and Schaefer I ask the kids to answer 3 questions: 1-How do you feel right now and why? 2-What is one good thing that happened this week? 3-What is one not so good thing that happened this week? It’s amazing how many times the kids’ feelings […]

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How to Pet a Lion

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We took our kids to the Columbus Zoo this weekend – not that the little guy cared at all, but we figured it would be a great time for our 2.5-year-old, Ada. I realized things weren’t going exactly as planned somewhere around the elephants, when her serious little face just wasn’t registering the euphoria I […]

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GirlPower

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Along with several other SCYM programs, GirlPower kicked off this past week for Clark and Schaefer Middle School kids. This is the fifth session (summer or semester) we’ve run the program, which is a partnership with the YMCA and focuses on health, beauty, fitness and self-esteem. I remember when the idea for GirlPower first came […]

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Ox Roast update

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So, last Saturday was our infamous Ox Roast. It went really well. Over 340 people, great weather, and just an overall successful end-of-the-summer party (minus the OSU slaughter). This was my first Ox Roast and I am truly thankful for the many people who sacrificed their time to help out. In the end, the Ox […]

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OX ROAST 2008

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Save the Date for SCYM’s annual Ox Roast – SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 5:00-7:00 pm in Northridge! Featuring … – DELICIOUS ROAST BEEF slow roasted on site, with mouth-watering sides provided this year by Rudy’s Smokehouse Bar-B-Q. Hot dogs available for kids. – LIVE MUSIC by the Muleskinner Band and Singer/Songwriter Jill Potter – INFLATABLES AND […]

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REACH

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REACH is a leadership development camp that I and Wes Stevens (from the YMCA) dreamed up in the spring and have been offering throughout the month of July. Fifteen kids have been involved throughout the summer.     Tuesdays are our ‘practical experience’ day for REACH. One Tuesday, the kids were put into teams and […]

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We are online!

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SCYM is launching a new website: www.scyministries.org. We are also excited about starting this blog! Check in often to get the latest information on the staff and ministry. A staff member or volunteer will update it at least once a week. Thanks for your interest in this ministry!