WHAT WE DO   2013
It's Been An Amazing Journey
"If you want to know what people mean by what they say, watch what they do. Actions don't only speak louder than words; actions should be used to interpret words." - Andy Stanley
Thank you so much for your volunteer time, your financial support, your prayers, and your donations. Because of you we were named the 2013 Charity of the Year. With God leading and over 100 volunteers each week, made up of diverse members of the community, we have achieved some unbelievable things in our community.  Please watch the video to see how lives are being changed, transformed and restored.  Through your continued investment as our ministry partner we will turn our community upside down and continue to change lives one meal at a time! 

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JOBS for LIFE Update

"Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime."

In March, we announced our plans to bring a national program called Jobs for Life
to the local area.  We have now had 3 graduating classes with 65% of the graduates currently employed.  We are seeing hope, dignity and value restored.  

 

Through Jobs for Life, Jesus Was Homeless is be able to continue to engage members and volunteers in purposeful outreach to transform lives beyond temporary hand out assistance.  

Jobs for Life Business Partners gain qualified employees while leading transformation in the community and Jobs for Life Students address their core heart issues and roadblocks to achievement while developing a solid character based on biblical principles. 

 

When you invest in a student by becoming a Mentor/Champion you help to transform someone's life.

  

For more information about Jobs for Life please contact Ashley Lauer, at 417.337.8103 or email ashley@jesuswashomeless.org.

 

 

Neighborhood Assistance Program 
70% Tax Credits Available

Provide assistance to community-based organizations that enables them to implement community or neighborhood projects in the areas of community service, education, crime prevention, job training and physical revitalization.

ELIGIBLE DONORS
Businesses only - individuals who operate a sole
proprietorship, operate a farm, have rental property or have royalty income are also eligible, as well as a shareholder in an S-corporation, a partner in a Partnership or a member of a Limited Liability Corporation.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA
The Department of Economic Development (DED) will issue 70% tax credits to an eligible taxpayer who makes a qualified contribution to an approved Neighborhood Assistance Program (NAP) project.

PROGRAM BENEFITS/ELIGIBLE USES
This tax credit can be applied to:
* Ch. 143 - Income tax, excluding withholding tax
* Ch. 147 - Corporate franchise tax
* Ch. 148 -
* Bank Tax
* Insurance Premium Tax
* Other Financial Institution Tax
* Ch. 153 - Express Companies Tax

This credit's special attributes:
* Carry forward 5 years

Click Here for a NAP Tax Credit Application

For more information contact Bryan Stallings at bryan@jesuswashomeless.org

Thanksgiving 2013

16 Always be joyful.  17 Never stop praying.  18 Be thankful in all circumstances, for this is God's will for you who belong to Christ Jesus. 

                 - 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 (NLT)

Thanksgiving is just around the corner and we will be hosting our 6th Annual Thanksgiving Day Dinner. We invite you to be part of this wonderful event.  We will need volunteers that want to help with set-up, clean-up, kitchen, thrift store, food runners, servers, and most importantly to love and hug on people. If you have a heart to volunteer we will find a place for you. 

 

Please start collecting the following items for our free thrift store: 

 

Coats, Hats, Gloves, Blankets, Socks, Toilet Paper, Deodorant, Razors, Shaving Cream, Tooth Paste & Tooth Brushes, etc.

 

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Check out the Jobs for Life video and real stories!

REGISTER NOW!
Classes Start
Soon!!

Be a JfL Student

Students

Classes begin soon on Wednesdays & Fridays from 6:00-8:00 pm.

To become a Jobs for Life student fill out the application here:

For more information about becoming a student or for general Jobs for Life questions please contact: Ashley Lauer at 417.337.8103 or ashley@jesuswashomeless.org
BE A CHAMPION!
(Mentor)
Change a Life!
Champion Help
You can transform lives by coming alongside those in our community and providing assistance with Jobs for Life.  For more information on the role of a "Champion" click here:

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Join us every Sunday at 10:30 am for FREE breakfast and "Church for people who don't like church, where no perfect people are allowed!"

 

You don't have to dress up. Just COME AS YOU ARE. Everyone is welcome at Gateway regardless of what you think about church or God or religion.  Gateway Branson Internet Campus is a place where God meets people who are far from perfect.  This church is for people who don't really like church.  This is a safe place for skeptics and doubters to ask their questions.  We know lots of people have been burned by church experiences in the past.  We hope this is a place where everyone can sort out authentic faith in a very real God and begin to experience it themselves. 

 

BUT DON'T STAY AS YOU ARE... Spectators find it's hard to grow at this church.  Take a risk.  Meet some people.  Get involved. Go deeper.  Life change is about momentum - little steps you take toward God that lead to extraordinary results. 

 

No Perfect People Allowed 

  
  
Exploration is at the core of the human condition. We're made to be curious, and we're made to connect in some way with the creator of all this. The question is, who is the creator, and how do we do it?
 

Explore With Us

 

We're exploring real questions

that believers and seekers ask on a daily basis. We're tackling tough questions like - Does God exist? and Why is there pain and suffering in the world?

 

The goal is to engage and communicate with the spiritually curious in a way that is friendly, engaging and relational.

 

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