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Find the gold in Springfield kids this fall

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If you’re like me, watching the Summer Olympics gives you all the feels: Athletes who’ve trained all their lives for this moment, parents and friends who’ve been by their side cheering them on, moments of glory and heartbreak, an athlete standing on the podium listening to their national anthem. We love it not just for […]

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Hope to Change Springfield’s Headlines

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Another week, another tragic headline – at least, that’s how it feels sometimes. We read Springfield’s tragic headlines – murders, assaults, arrests – and we feel sad, angry, afraid, maybe even numb. And maybe we start to believe there’s nothing we can do to change our headlines. But that’s not true! There is something we […]

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9 Things You Need to Know about Springfield Kids

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If you were at the SCYM Spring Dessert last week, you heard some statistics about Springfield and Clark County kids. These statistics aren’t easy to hear. In fact, most are pretty hard for us to hear. But all of these statistics are things the Church and community in Clark County need to know, and work […]

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Give Hope to One

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Sometimes I struggle with how to paint a verbal picture for you of what I hear and see every day at SCYM. There are little moments that happen in ordinary spaces with ordinary people, and stories that unfold over a long haul, that you know are eternally significant because hope has entered. At SCYM we […]