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Ted Baer has gone to be with the Lord

Ted Baer has gone to be with the Lord

Ted Baer, a dear friend and co-laborer in this ministry, passed away this morning.  Ted and his wife Marsha have been part of this ministry in many capacities for more than 20 years.  Most of us knew Ted through his commitment to the woodcrafts where he was as much a...

T-Shirts are Folded and Ready!

T-Shirts are Folded and Ready!

The T-shirts are in and we held our annual t-shirt folding party.  It was fun to share stories and imagine the sea of Caribbean blue shirts while we folded and packed 528 shirts in tubs for the eight Summer Friendship Gatherings! So many great stories have come from...

Realizing Vision

Realizing Vision

“Every day they continued to meet together in the temple courts. They broke bread in their homes and ate together with glad and sincere hearts, praising God and enjoying the favor of all the people. And the Lord added to their number daily those who were being saved.”...

Vision – Its All About Relationships

Vision – Its All About Relationships

2018 Spring Newsletter     God has given us a clear vision for what he wants, and it is all about relationships. It is exciting to see God at work in the many Friendship groups, but it is much more than a scheduled gathering. The relationships that have formed make an...

Summer Friendship Gathering Coming to a Church Near You!

Summer Friendship Gathering Coming to a Church Near You!

We are really getting Excited! The message for this summer’s Gathering is good news for us all; “In Christ, I am God’s Masterpiece,” taken from Ephesians 2:10. We are recreated, motivated and empowered in Christ for the good works God has prepared for us to do. Eight...

Looking Forward to the Gatherings

Looking Forward to the Gatherings

“And how can anyone preach unless they are sent? As it is written: “How beautiful are the feet of those who bring good news!” Romans 10:15 This past summer, Mary and her daughter Olivia participated in the Summer Friendship Gathering at Spirit of Joy Church. She...

2018 Night to Shine Update

2018 Night to Shine Update

An Important Update! Volunteer training for the for the 2018 Night to Shine at Northview Church is coming up fast, and it is mandatory! The only team still accepting volunteers is the Buddy Team.  Volunteers on the Buddy Team will be paired with one of our guests and...

Christmas Spirit is Alive!

Christmas Spirit is Alive!

The Christmas Spirit was alive and well as we visited many of the Friendship Christmas celebrations. We wish we could have made it to more of them.  Check out our website for many of the photos we took; http://connection-ministries.org/media/.  If you send us your...

2018 Night to Shine

2018 Night to Shine

This is Exciting! The 2018 Night to Shine Prom will be held be at two locations in Central Indiana Friday, February 09, 2018, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Northview Church 12900 Hazel Dell Parkway, Carmel Honored Guest / Volunteer Registration and Information;...

Be an Angel!

Be an Angel!

Meeting new families that find their way to a Friendship group brings us great joy! The shepherds found their way to worship Baby Jesus because an angel appeared and told them where to look. This past week we met a family that learned about the new Friendship group at...