Broken Chains Ministry

Category: Monthly Newsletter

Monthly Newsletter – December 2016

Thanksgiving at the Park On Thanksgiving eve, we held our regular homeless outreach at the park. We had great worship by Kevin Chapman, a sermon by Pastor Cody on “Thanks-Giving”, and a super meal (chicken nuggets and mac & cheese donated by Hope Church; fruit, bread, and sweets donated by Panera Bread). We also ...

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Monthly Newsletter – November 2016

“2 Lunch Tuesday” for the School Year 2016-2017 Again we are doing our “2 Lunch Tuesday” program for the school year 2016-2017. We have 28 schools and 1 U-Haul location. The schools are Charlotte Hill, Wiener, Somerset Academy, Kesterson, Bass, Calvary Chapel Christian, Wallin, Twitchell, Wolff, Vanderburg, ...

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Monthly Newsletter – October 2016

On September 13th Pastor Cody and Broken Chains received the "Ordinary People, Extraordinary Measures" award from the local CAI (Community Association Institute) at a breakfast held at the Gold Coast Hotel & Casino.

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Monthly Newsletter – September 2016

“Celebration of Life” at the park During the month of July we lost 3 of our homeless population and the father of one of our previously homeless men. We held a “Celebration of Life” for these 4 men at our weekly outreach in the park on August 10th. The men we lost were Merlin White, Richard […]

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Cody Huff

Monthly Newsletter – August 2016

Pastor Cody’s Interview at Parkview Christian Church in Chicago In July 2015 Pastor Cody and Heather were invited to Parkview Christian Church in Chicago to tell his testimony and what we do at Broken Chains. Lee Strobel had told Parkview’s lead pastor, Dr. Tim Harlow, about Pastor Cody, so that was the reason for the ...

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Cave Quest

Monthly Newsletter – July 2016

“Cave Quest” at Hope Church On June 13th Hope Church, our home church, started VBS, Vacation Bible School, for the children grades 1 thru 5. The title of this program was “Cave Quest”. There were over 300 kids in attendance and Pastor Cody was asked to talk to the children about Broken Chains and what […]

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Monthly Newsletter – June 2016

Two Lunch Tuesday for School Year 2015-2016 On May 10th we did our final “2 Lunch Tuesday” pickup for this school year (2015-2016). We picked up from 27 schools and 1 storage facility for a total of 3652 lunches; bringing our school year total to 30,423!! That is a lot of lunches and they fed a […]

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Monthly Newsletter – May 2016

Fish & Bread Easter Sunrise Service at Casa de Luz On Easter Sunday (Resurrection Sunday) some of the volunteers from Broken Chains joined Casa de Luz for their annual “fish & bread” breakfast and sunrise service on Easter (Resurrection) morning. There was great worship by Pastor Doc & Daniel Moore. This was ...

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Monthly Newsletter – April 2016

Easter Passion Play in the Park On March 23rd, instead of our weekly Wednesday Homeless Outreach, the Monday Morning Bible Study group put on an Easter “Passion Play” in the park. The play was about the crucifixion and resurrection of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. Play director, Tony Essy, Craig Lake; Script, The ...

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Monthly Newsletter – March 2016

Two Lunch Tuesday Each month, 5 teams of people go around to 25 schools and pick up lunches made by the students. The schools participating are Charlotte Hill, Reis, Somerset Academy, Kesterson, Bass, Sherkenbach, Wallin, Twitchell, Wolff, Vanderburg, Lamping, Schorr, Frias, Bartlett Pinecrest Academy, Henderson International, Glen ...

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