ENGAGE – Lunch Group Brainstorms to Meet Ministries’ Needs

Posted on Jul 23, 2013 in Met Needs, Ministry Needs, News, Testimonials |

By Don Maines, Houston Chronicle May 28,2013 Photo by Pin Lam/Freelance When it comes to ministries seeking help, a local business network encourages them to ask and does its best to make sure they receive. Members of The Get Together have met each month for lunch to assess the needs of Christ-centered ministries and come up with creative solutions to meet them, executive director Cathy Lawdanski said. A portion of every meeting is spent presenting the needs of various...

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Exciting things happened at last week’s GT Luncheon!

Posted on Apr 1, 2013 in Met Needs, News, Testimonials |

What a joy it was to watch God work through those attending the Get Together lunch yesterday! Of course many partner ministry needs are met every month at our lunch programs, but God’s hand was particularly obvious in some of the needs met yesterday. · Generation One asked for a 15-thread Highland Embroidery machine – and someone sitting not 10 feet from them at the next table had one for them! · Casa El Buen Samaritano needed an EKG machine – they asked for one – and...

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Thanksgiving Blessings in Abundance

Posted on Jan 3, 2013 in Met Needs, News, Testimonials |

The Holidays are a busy time for those in ministry.  At Thanksgiving in particular, there is always a huge need for turkeys and all the trimmings for the many Thanksgiving outreach events conducted by our Get Together Partner Ministries.  Not only do these events provide a meal for those who might otherwise go hungry, but they also provide an opportunity for ministry staff and volunteers to build deeper relationships with those in their community and identify ways to...

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Get Together Fall Kick-Off Yields Great Results!

Posted on Oct 16, 2012 in Met Needs, News, Testimonials |

Eighty-three business people and ministry leaders attended The Get Together’s Fall Kick-Off in September.  Here are a few of the ways God has worked through those who attended:   Deborah Lindeen donated a brand new embroidery machine to the Generation One Embroidery Shop.  This embroidery machine was a contest prize that Deborah had sitting in a a closet in the original box waiting for a ministry that could put it to good use. Steve Biegel and John Collier...

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What God Did When a Few People Showed Up for Lunch

Posted on Apr 5, 2012 in Met Needs, News, Testimonials |

88,000 meals 52 eye exams and pairs of glasses Ministry housing, repair and maintenance Birthday parties for 300 inner city kids Professional Services & Consulting to Ministries   These are just a few of the things that God did through The Get Together in 2011.  Did you know that in 2011, The Get Together leveraged a budget of $50,000 into goods and services for ministries valued at $225,000?  Read more...

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Our Baseball Blessing

Posted on Feb 6, 2012 in Met Needs, News, Testimonials |

Submitted by Shawna Roy, Director of Operations – Aldine YOUTH With spring approaching, our youth program staff met  to discuss new programs and activities that we wanted to implement for the low-income youth that we serve. Since there are no organized sports in our community, we talked about expanding our activities to include baseball and/or softball. The staff got so excited talking about it and even quickly brainstormed on ideas of how the games should be...

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