Category Archives: Ministry Updates

For about 3 years now, we have been serving youth and families in the Rainier Valley at Cultured Studios.  Through music, dance, drama, art, and fashion, these young leaders are growing into the pioneers of tomorrow; the next generation demonstrating to us what it means to allow the Spirit of God to transform the world through …

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James 1:2-4 (Work Out Plan) Dear brothers and sisters, when troubles of any kind come your way, consider it an opportunity for great joy. For you know that when your faith is tested, your endurance has a chance to grow.  So let it grow, for when your endurance is fully developed, you will be able …

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BLACK EXCELLENCE President Gerald Ford officially recognized Black History Month in 1976. He called upon the public to “seize the opportunity to honor the too-often neglected accomplishments of Black Americans in every area of endeavor throughout our history.” BLACK HISTORY FACTS Computer scientist Lisa Gelobter assisted with the 1995 creation of Shockwave, essential technology that …

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Forging a shared direction: Healthy leaders unite their people around a common goal—one that’s challenging and exciting and inspires individuals to rise to the occasion. But you can only accomplish that if the organization and its stakeholders believe in your authenticity, feel a real connection to you, and trust your leadership. Unleashing human potential: This means taking …

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Jesus is the reason for the season SHARE Where did the time go? It literally seems like yesterday when we started 2020. Oh, how this year has really surprised the whole world and zoomed passed us (literally “Zoom”)! I want to first thank our church family, Emerald City Bible Fellowship (ECBF). They have been our …

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“It is all for your sake, so that as grace extends to more and more people it may increase thanksgiving, to the glory of God.” – 2 Corinthians 4:15 “Gratitude to God is a joyful emotion. We have a sense of joyful indebtedness for his grace. So in a sense in the very emotion of gratitude, …

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Due to Governor Inslee’s new mandates, Academic Support and all in-person activities are cancelled until further notice! We are sad to announce that until further notice, academic support and ALL in-person activities will be cancelled until further notice! We will miss seeing you all in-person, but understand that the new measures are necessary to ensure …

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“You can learn faster from inspiration and highly motivated group of people.”  “Coming together is the beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success.” – Henry Ford SHARE This month was our first kick off of the 2020-2021 school year! We have been able to consistently host 8 students every Tuesday and Thursday at …

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During this unprecedented time, we will  be providing additional help to students as they work through distance learning. This includes opening our space at Emerald City Bible Fellowship on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8am to 4pm to allow students to receive academic support and tutoring with a reliable internet connection. Space is limited due to …

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Examine Jesus’s behavior. If we are to become more like Him we must know how He lived. Paul wrote, “Your attitude should be the same as that of Christ Jesus (Philippians 2:5)”. Jesus stressed the importance of giving: “From everyone who has been given much, much will be demanded; and from the one who has been …

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“Leaders instill in their people a hope for success and a belief in themselves. Positive leaders empower people to accomplish their goals.” – Unknown “If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.” – John Quincy Adams SHARE This month has been more focused on …

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Welcome, Alera & Erin! We are excited to have two awesome interns serving at Cultured from August of 2020 to July of 2021! They will be doing a lot of work behind the scenes assisting with program organization and providing additional admin support to our ministry staff at South Seattle.  Welcome to the team!  Alera …

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