Gateway Family and Friends,
Thank you to everyone who has reached out to volunteer at Killarney Elementary School this year! You have truly made a difference through your service. Killarney has made great strides over the past year in developing a healthy school culture that facilitates unity and helps the children to learn and to grow and develop in a safe and encouraging environment. The school had a volunteer recognition event on Wednesday and shared the following information for the 2018-2019 school year.
10,413 hours volunteered this year, as compared to 3,281 in 2017-2018! ● 305 Active Volunteers ● 28 Active Partners in Education
Gateway Church volunteers have mentored students, assisted teachers in the classroom, volunteered in the school food pantry, prepared snacks for faculty meetings, and conducted an after school program. I personally each lunch with two children each week, participated in “Teach-In,” sharing about my job as a pastor, and I served as a judge for the Math Bee and Oration Contest. Here are additional areas in which other churches and community volunteers are helping:
● Read2Succeed ● Big Brothers and Big Sisters ● Sewing Club ● Board Game Club ● STEM Club ● Field Trips ● Food and Backpack Donations ● Teach In ● Campus Beautiﬁcation ● Mentoring ● Tutoring
As followers of Christ we are called to Reach, Love, and Unite. Ask God how he wants you, your family, Life Group, or ministry group to reach out and share his love this summer and next year. There are many opportunities and events at Killarney Elementary where you can help out during the weekdays or evenings. You can also help homeless families through Family Promise. Family Promise may be the easiest and most impactful way that you and your group can personally change a family’s life.
Thank you for your service and God bless you all.
There will be no Friday Night Open Gym on Friday June 7 due to refinishing the floor.
To promote family and community unity, Harmony Ministries presents:
Got Game Friday Night Open Gym
Friday nights 6 p.m. – 12 a.m. at The Christian Life Center of Gteway Church 701 Formosa Ave Winter Park, Florida 32789
Admission is only $5 person with yearly discounted rates for families and youth workers, such as teachers, mentors, and coaches. Together we are community strong, and together is how WE can make a difference!