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Community Partners Toy Drive

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On November 23 an “Angel Tree” will be put between the Narthex and Parish Hall. Please take some time and select a child’s Christmas wish you can make come true this year! We ask that you bring the items back to the Parish Hall by December 7, unwrapped in a bag with the tag on the outside easy to read. All items will be delivered to the Daughters of the King on December 11.

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Bikes for the Homeless

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As you know four times a year we serve at The Gathering (a homeless congregation that meets at Thanksgiving Square every Sunday). John Lee, a parishioner at Church of the Ascension, has started a bike outreach for The Gathering. It is part of a bike ministry, A Ride Home, to give the homeless transportation to eat and work. He is taking donated, used bikes and fixing them up to give to the homeless who attend the service. James Jones has been homeless for more than half of his life. Before, he walked to collect cans to recycle for money. Since he received his bike, he now can cover 25 miles a day and has more than tripled his recycling earnings on a recent Sunday to $16. He said, “It’s awesome they have given us these bikes. It’s the best thing anybody could have done for us.” If you or anyone…

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Change a Life. Walk!

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The 24th Annual Dallas AIDS Arms LifeWalk – 5K Fun Run/Walk was held on October 5, 2014 in Lee Park. This year the event raised $521,059, which will benefit the thousands impacted by HIV/AIDS in the Dallas community. Thanks to everyone from St. Thomas who came out to join the fun!

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