La Casa de Cristo’s Veterans Ministry has been blessed with a wonderful inaugural year. Between events and monthly breakfasts which include a guest speaker, the ministry strived to serve those who have served. A heartfelt thank you to the many volunteers who have provided their time and support in this ministry’s mission.
Growing disciples in a community where love works.
Ministry Highlights …
April 2018 ~ Organizational meeting with volunteers
May 2018 ~ Memorial Day event to celebrate veterans in the congregation
July 2018 ~ Independence Day event
September 2018 ~ Gold Star Family Remembrance
October 2018 ~ Kick-off Breakfast with guest speaker USAF Chief Master Sergeant (Ret.) Scott Dearduff
November 2018 ~ Veteran’s Day Tent Event
December 2018 ~ Breakfast featuring guest speaker USMC Sergeant Joan Sisco (Ret.)
January 2019 ~ Breakfast featuring guest speaker Warrant Officer Vernon McGee USCG (Ret.) and establish Advisory Board
February 2019 ~ Breakfast featuring guest speaker Army Major Arden Rowley (Ret.)
March 2019 ~ Breakfast featuring guest speaker Air Force Lieutenant Colonel Joseph A. Bemis
April 2019 ~ Breakfast featuring guest speaker Marine Corps Captain Gene Cox (Ret.).
May 2019 ~ Breakfast featuring guest speaker Steve Martin (Army and AZDPS) and Memorial Day Remembrance
Oct 2019 ~ Breakfast featuring guest speaker Captain George Burk, USAF (Ret.).
Nov 2019 ~ Breakfast featuring guest speaker Mark Langford, USAF.
Coffee Ops at The Breakfast Joynt ~ Collections for Hygiene Kits benefiting US Vets
Easter Baskets for Veterans Home residents
Book and Magazine Drive benefiting the VA ~ Snack Drive to benefit the Veterans Hospital
Letter Writing Campaign for active duty ~ Information and Program Resource Booth
Plans are in full swing for 2019-20. Veterans and non-veterans are welcome to enjoy fellowship and volunteer opportunities to serve our military community.
2019-2020 Breakfast/Presentation Event Dates
January 4, 2020 ~ February 1, 2020 ~ March 7, 2020
April 25, 2020 ~ May 16, 2020