Christian Service Center Volunteers Honored at Luncheon

Christian Service Center Volunteers Honored at Luncheon

By Jim Clark - Director of the Christian Service Center

 

 

 

Last month the Christian Service Center board and staff hosted their annual luncheon honoring their valuable volunteers. Last year they gave over 17,000 hours of community service!Volunteers working 100 hours or more this past year were given a certificate. The Top of the Hill award went to Noemi Castillo for working over 1,000 hours. The Dorcas Award and Barnabas Awards went to Beverly and Wayne King. Numerous other awards were given out.Volunteer Melody Loveland and her team decorated the room beautifully with a Country Western theme. She also prepared a gift for every one of the 80 plus guests. {{more}}The Ball Ranch Family provided wonderful entertainment. The volunteers loved to hear Gary and Sue Ball and their daughter, Shelly Luster, sing and play their guitars. God bless these precious volunteers who serve low-income families each week day with His love! Sue Ball, Shelly Luster and Gary Ball entertain the crowd at the CSC Appreciation Dinner. They own the Ball Ranch. The music was very good. Photo by Floyd Miller Shelly Luster with her son, Harrison Luster. Harrison’s singing was very entertaining.Photo by Floyd MillerThis is Kay Rodriguez, one of the clothing assistants and interviewers. She gave her testimony about how the Lord led her to be a volunteer at the Service Center and how God has changed her through this experience. Photo by Floyd MillerEllen Shoenrock, who volunteers in the food pantry. She is a retired library worker at ACU and loves to help people get food that come to the Service Center for food. Photo by Floyd MillerRandy Overall, a retired AISD school teacher who comes every Tuesday to interview folks. He loves to hear people’s stories and pray for them. Randy spoke about a Christian friend named Joe in California who has helped his mentally challenged brother and how he wants to serve others the way his friend Joe serves his brother. Photo by Floyd Miller