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A Community BBQ

A Community BBQ

Waco, Texas, United States
$15,860
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A Final Report Posted about ago

Friends, Now that we may speak of the inaugural Waco Community BBQ in the past tense, I want to offer a few reflections on the event. The day was at points equally challenging and rewarding. But my conclusion at the end was that we had done something good, something worthwhile: to use a Biblical metaphor, we planted a seed that with proper nourishment and care will hopefully mature into a fruit...

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The weather and other news Posted about ago

All,This is simply a brief update to ask again for your prayers, especially for the management of the 'queue' with the jail....and for the weather. I've been very hopeful this whole way through that we could work out an arrangement with the jail that would allow families to be eating bbq in the tent (or playing chess, or checkers) while they are still in line to visit their loved ones. We have ...

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Six more days! Posted about ago

All, It's hard to believe that we're only six days away, but here we are.  We're in a terrific position heading toward the finish line.We now face the crush of arranging final details and scrambling to cover last-second crises that make organizing events so much fun. And by 'fun' I mean....well, this time I just mean straight-up fun. I've organized a number of events in my life. Nearly every ti...

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Two weeks away! Posted about ago

All, It's hard to believe that after so much time thinking about this event we are less than two weeks away. I want to thank you all for your prayers for us. We have made considerable progress in a number of areas that we were anxious about. VolunteersWe have had a really strong response to our request for volunteers. We will have a number of Baylor students there to help us manage the event, a...

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Great things are happening! Posted about ago

Dear Supporters, Sometimes in the midst of the whirlwind of details and logistics that I've been in, it's easy to lose sight of why we're spending so much time and energy on such an event. Thankfully, those times have been few and far between: I'm very excited about how this event is coming together, and eagerly praying that it will be a tremendous blessing to my community and others. There is ...

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Some Progress Posted about ago

Dear supporters, Let me start by expressing my deep gratitude for your generosity and support of this project. April 14th is coming quickly, and we have much to do--but we wouldn't have been able to get this far or feel this confident without your kindness. Thank you. That said, I wanted to update you on how the event is shaping up. First and most importantly, we have secured our vendor for foo...

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  • $20,000 One-time Goal
  • $4,140 Still Needed
  • 1,000 Lives Impacted
  • 0 Days To Go

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  • Cole Armerding
  • Ammon & Amy
  • Dallas Gingles
  • Terry McBurney
  • Gary and Nancy Anderson
  • Greg Forster
  • Luke Beattie
  • Jonny Mealman
  • Ajay Ravichandran

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Ended - April 15, 2018
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A Community BBQ

by Holy Spirit Episcopal Church 1K Lives Impacted Waco, Texas, United States

The EventOn Saturday April 14th, 2018 Holy Spirit Episcopal Church will host a community barbecue for families of inmates at the McLennan County...

$15,860 One-time Donations
  • $20,000 One-time Goal
  • $4,140 Still Needed
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