As part of our calling to Love God and Love Neighbor, TURN (Teaching Understanding Reaching Neighbors) is our opportunity to partner with schools, staff, and students. Our mission field includes Lufkin Middle School located directly across Denman Avenue from our church, Anderson Elementary School, Lydia Patterson Institute in El Paso, and more.
Through TURN, we offer a presence by greeting students every day as they get off the bus and enter the school. We assist teachers with different events, collect supplies that are needed, write prayer cards for staff, and host events on our church campus. Each fall, we open our doors to provide a Back to School Breakfast for all staff of LMS and Anderson Elementary. We also provide volunteers for the Red Carpet event on the first day of school. On Fridays, our volunteers transport backpacks of food from CISC to LMS for students who need food over the weekend.
If you are interested in making a difference in the lives of teachers, staff, and students, you may contact Claudine Kindred.