Prayer is a powerful partnership between man and God. There are many ways to bring the ministry of prayer into a Christian emphasis program of the local YMCA. One of the more creative approaches being implemented in San Antonio this year is something they call “First Monday Prayer”. What started as an experiment for the first three months of the year has now become an important part of their staff experience.
By Bob Reichen, Vice President, Mission Advancement and Chaplain
Do you know someone that could use a little boost of encouragement and support? A single parent? A friend seeking a job? A neighbor needing help? A loved one lacking hope? C.A.R.E.S. is a free program offered by the Orange County YMCA ready to provide everyone with that much needed boost. The Bible teaches that people to not only "love God" but "love their neighbor", which is what the C.A.R.E.S. program is all about. Our neighbors include staff, members and our neighbors in our communities.