In 2015 we will be focusing on new leadership, housing, workforce development, and rehab of subsidized housing. President, Bud Ogle, will be sharing our renewed vision for GNP and reporting on exciting changes and new ventures. Don’t miss it!
The GNP Annual Community Dinner will be held at First Presbyterian Church of Evanston (where we have been for several years now, thanks to the generous support of First Pres), on Friday, October 10, 2014. We will gather at 6:00 for the social reception to meet and greet each other and share a time of prayer. Following our reception, we will have a delicious dinner featuring many autumn favorites.
But the real nourishment of the evening: Inspirational stories from GNP residents. We all look forward to hearing how God has worked in the lives of our GNP partners. We will have several speakers from the neighborhood this year. Among them, James Crockett, the program director of C24/7 (Christ, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week) will speak to our partners about the GNP Violence Reduction Program and his personal testimony. Coming from being a gang member, serving time in prison, and his personal response to God’s Call on this life, James began a Bible Study for gang members three years ago. This Bible Study has made a huge impact on the men who were caught in the violence in the North of Howard neighborhood and surrounding neighborhoods. Lives have been changed by God and there is an opportunity for us to join in on this important work. Come to learn how.
Please be sure to mark your calendars for our annual event. GNP is a vital ministry in the North of Howard area of Roger Park. You are a very important part of the GNP family, so please plan to join us around the table, bring your friends and Share the Vision.