Benefit Dinner Enthusiasm

By Kathy / March 23, 2015 / Blog / No Comments

This is a big week at Lifeline. Lee Strobel will be here on Thursday for a tour of Lifeline Family Center and to be the main speaker at our 18th annual Benefit dinner held at McGregor Baptist Church in Fort Myers.  We have over 500 reservations and more coming in. We are all very happy.  Communit...

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Another Great Mission Conference

By Kathy / March 16, 2015 / Blog / No Comments

Lifeline is privileged to have many wonderful churches who support us with volunteers and finances. Several of these churches fund us as a part of their mission out reach and include us in their annual Missions Conference. That’s where we were this weekend. This particular church honors all...

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By Kathy / March 9, 2015 / Blog / No Comments

One of the woman residents, her baby and I did a youth service at a local church last week. It was a pretty typical cross section of SWFL kids I imagine. A few were privileged but most were not. They were mainly a mix of North and Latin American heritage with a few Afro-Americans tossed in for go...

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Keep spreadin’ the word.

By Kathy / March 2, 2015 / Blog / No Comments

I was privileged yesterday to speak at another church in SWFL. It was a beautiful facility and the congregation was very friendly. As I started my presentation and ask “How many people here have heard of Lifeline Family Center?” almost no hands were raised in any of the three services...

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Volunteers and Afternoon Tea

By Kathy / February 24, 2015 / Blog / No Comments

Lifeline would come to a grinding halt without the constant and continuous help of our volunteers. We are talking about people who give hundreds of hours to Lifeline and the woman whose lives are changed here. This last week we got to honor many of them with an afternoon tea in a very British tra...

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It’s All Grace

By Kathy / February 11, 2015 / Blog / No Comments

Life is an amazing breath of air given each day through the grace of God. For one to say “I hate my life” is the same as saying “I don’t want to accept God’s grace today”. When trials seem to overtake you or things don’t seem to go your way, don’t allow frustration or anger […]

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Multiple bloggers at Lifeline

By Kathy / February 9, 2015 / Blog / No Comments

I have been blogging now for almost five months and I do enjoy it. But we are toying with the idea of having several people join the blogging team. Multiple perspectives of this remarkable ministry could certainly increase readers awareness and understanding of the scope of services provided by L...

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Just too busy for a Good Cause

By Kathy / February 2, 2015 / Blog / No Comments

I didn’t get a post written last week. You’re thinking I was just loafing and wondering while I am still employed at LFC. Well, I spent most of the week at McGregor Baptist church in Fort Myers at their annual Missions Conference. It was five days of meetings and meals, making new fri...

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The Power of Giving

By Kathy / January 19, 2015 / Blog / No Comments

One of the neat things I get to do as Ministry Development Director is to attend social functions in the community related to philanthropic giving. They are gatherings of not for profit organizations, investment professionals, attorneys and occasionally individuals who are looking for worthwhile ...

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Tourism at LFC

By Kathy / January 12, 2015 / Blog / No Comments

    Southwest Florida is a tourist magnet and why not! This is January and while our northern brethren dream of heat we luxuriate in a moderate clime with the sound of palm fronds rustling in the breeze. And when things get tough we can always go to the beach. I am always praying that [...

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