Four Ways SchoolZone Supports Our Community

By , Copy Editor| July 4th, 2019|

SchoolZone supports our community by providing supplies for students and teachers in our local schools and by providing opportunities to love and connect with families in our community. Last year, Chase Oakers and our community came together to support local schools through SchoolZone. We helped provide school supplies for 342 children and classroom supplies for [...]

Kicking Off Summer with Woodbridge Student Ministry

By , Copy Editor| June 30th, 2019|

Last weekend, the Woodbridge Student Ministry kicked off summer with a grand opening of their new (and amazing!) student space. Their new space creates a fun, engaging, and inviting environment that allows students to find connection and community, to be transformed, and to make a difference. Finding Connection and Community Woodbridge Student Ministry had 70+ students [...]

Making a Difference 2gether for Kids

By , Copy Editor| August 17th, 2018|

As teachers, students, and parents were getting ready for back-to-school season, Chase Oakers and local school districts partnered together to make a difference 2gether for Kids. Thanks to the generosity of Chase Oakers, teachers and students were able to shop for school supplies at an affordable rate. So, let’s celebrate the difference we made 2gether! [...]

The Harbor: Supporting Struggling Teens in Tough Times

By , ReNew Director| August 8th, 2018|

What is The Harbor? We all need a place where we can safely talk about the things in our lives that cause us pain. We need a place to talk through the hurts and the tough times. We may be dealing with issues such as addiction, depression, anxiety, bullying, or past trauma. Sometimes, we just [...]

Young Life: Building Relationships at Sloan Creek Campus

By , | October 25th, 2017|

As adults, choosing to leave margin for building relationships can be incredibly difficult in our busy lives. We tend to get overstretched trying to keep up with our fast-paced culture. Oftentimes, we wish we had more time in the day to prioritize relationships. But what if we already know how to find the joy in [...]

An Encounter in Colorado

By , Contributing Writer| August 22nd, 2017|

I checked my phone for the twelfth time in a half hour, the hundredth over the last six hours. My shoulders drooped as did the corners of my mouth—no text message. I calculate the time frame in my mind once again. “Let’s see…she likely received her phone around 7:00 a.m.…they’ve been driving for approximately seven [...]

Jóvenes Chase Oaks Making an Impact

By , Contributing Writer| February 9th, 2017|

Jóvenes Chase Oaks (JCO) has been a life-changing experience for me.  Many people might think it’s an exaggeration when I say that it’s completely changed my outlook on the world—but it has!  When I first joined JCO, it was summertime, and I was going through a tough time.  But when I got to meet [...]

Announcing the Launch of “The Harbor”

By , Student Care Director| August 24th, 2016|

At “The Harbor,” our main goal is to create a safe place where students can come as they are, and be authentic, honest and real with both their peers and adult small group leaders. Life is tough, and we all need a little help navigating through the stormy waters of Middle School, High School and [...]