TFC Leadership Retreat
TFC conducted a leadership retreat from March 3 - March 5, 2015 in a 3-day camp at Spirit in The Desert retreat center. The retreat focussed on Dealing with bitterness in life among participants.
TFC playing a major role in MYlife 2.0
SHINE Phoenix started replacing My Life on 3rd Wednesday!
It was a GOOD beginning as all youth and senior leaders from communities came and actively engaged in the discussion for My Life 2.0 development and individual accountability focus!
TFC participated in RAT Race 2015
The Faithful City participated in annual RAT RACE ( Run Against Trafficking) for the 2nd time to raise aware against human trafficking.
The Faithful City was awarded the Volunteer Recognition Award for Hudson Park Beautification Project with the City of Tempe Award! TFC has been gathering every first Saturday of the month since 2009 to clean the park.
Sincerely appreciate the project managers, Samir Gupta and Nihanth Wagmi!!
City of Tempe Mayor Mark Mitchell with Councilmember Lauren Kuby present the award to Pastor Yoo.
New International Students Welcome
As new year new semester starts, TFC Crush Servant-Leaders are getting busy welcoming new international students at ASU Tempe campus !
The Faithful City Crush Servant-Leaders also served with face painting for ASU CIS Basketball 101 event followed by CRUSH fellowship as we revitalize Project COPE to collect shampoos and soaps for HOPE Fest!
Hudson Park Beautification
TFC Crush Servant-Leaders start 2015 with Hudson Manor Tempe Park Beautification as our regular community service last several years! Welcome Aditya Choukulkar from Colorado and Sai Prasanna from Kansas, our proud alum and they have sudden visit to serve together at their heartfelt home, The Faithful City !
TFC presents for AZ Summit on Volunteerism
What would encourage a young volunteer’s long-term commitment to volunteerism and service learning? The workshop presented systematic measurement and reflection exercises for internalizing meaningfulness in serving the community and achieving self-actualization as servant leader. The reflective practice for meaningful self would facilitate a long-term commitment to volunteer activity. In addition, TFC introduced how to develop a relational accountability to sustain and grow a meaningful lifestyle servant leadership.
TFC Thanksgiving Gathering
Happy Thanksgiving to everyone with love of God that flows forever! So grateful for Jesus who brought life everlasting, family in his love, community of hope and passionately reaches to the nations faithfully and powerfully!!
Good time with TFC family for thanksgiving dinner! Great food, good people and fun fellowship!!
Run Against Trafficking (RAT) Race
The Run Against Trafficking (R.A.T. Race) mission is to raise funds for organizations working to end sex trafficking in Arizona and Southeast Asia.
The Faithful City Crush Servant-Leader participated RAT Race AZ to run against trafficking!! Thank you, Brenda Perkins Gifford, Andrea Tyler Evans and all other amazing people!! It was great to be with Hugh Hallman again for the good cause of our community!!
Sparky prays for ASU.
My dear youngest daughter Joyce! Before Taylor's Place was built, there was Sparky's Carnival (2008) and we made him pray with us :) Yesterday there's Sparky's Carnival at ASU Downtown campus 6 yrs later and we made him pray with us again!
Beautifully grown up high schooler Joyce, love you so much!! Just simply Praise the Lord!!!
TFC @ ASU Downtown Sparky's Carnival
TFC welcomed new and returning students at ASU Downtown Campus with face painting and making balloon art during the Sparky's Carnival.
ASU International Students Airport Pick-Up
TFC is part of ASU int'l student airport pick up as TFC members welcome International Students for 2014-15 year!
TFC @ Refugee Highway Conference 2014
Pastor Yoo and Jessica Pullen presented a model of lifestyle discipleship and servant leadership in the diasporic community
and postmodern cultural context. Examined missiological paradigms of field work, seeking a Biblically solid and
culturally sensitive model to raise Jesus followers in today's complex and fast changing world. Most foundational and
inspirational root of multi-ethnic discipleship ministry, the impartation of Father's heart, will be discussed with
theological explanation and practical stories.
It was GREAT gathering with GREAT people. HUGE THANKS to Bonnie Lloyd and Cherie Gray!!
Web - www.rhpna.com
Graduation Party 2014
The Faithful City held a graduation Potluck party for students graduating in Spring 2014. Students were given the opportunity to share about their journey through ASU and the impact that Crush servant leadership had in transforming their lifestyle.
Arizona Blue Ribbon Foster Family Event
The Faithful City Crush Servant-Leaders did face painting for foster family children on April 26 at Chase Field as Arizona Blue Ribbon Association invited 1000 foster family members to DBacks game!
Governor at AZ Blue Ribbon Foster Family Event
The Governor visited the face painting table organized by The Faithful City at the Arizona Blue Ribbon event held at Chase Field.
TFC at Hope Fest 2014
The Faithful City participated in the annual Hope Fest held at Chase Field on April 5. TFC organized face painting and gave out balloon animals and water tattoos. Servant leaders also volunteered to help during event set up and various service activities.
TFC at MyFest 2014
TFC contributed in MyFest on March 23 at Tempe Beach Park by organizing a flash mob, conducting face painting, organizing games and providing voluntary service at the event.
TFC recognized at MyFest 2014
The Faithful City was recognized with an award for its service and organizational efforts at MyFest 2014. It was a great award of appreciation for the servant leaders who have been serving the community with MYLIFE program.
TFC Leadership Retreat
TFC conducted a leadership retreat from March 7 - March 9, 2014 in a 3-day camp at Prescott. The retreat focussed on imbibing leadership skills and virtues among participants.
TFC Flash Mob Practice Sessions
TFC practised for the upcoming FlashMob at MyFest with dance sessions by Big J.
TFC participates MyFest 2014
The Faithful City does Flash Mob as a part of MyFest. MyFest is a FREE community event planned and produced by MY LIFE (Magellan Youth Leaders Inspiring Future Empowerment), which consists of youth between the ages of 13-23 who have experience with mental health, substance abuse and/or foster care related issues; and who are committed to making positive changes in their lives while encouraging others to do the same.
When: March 23th, noon-5pm.
Where: Tempe Beach Park
SHINE on Valentine's Day
The Lord blessed TFC SHINE so much as we start the 2nd semester with the great family from nations!
S H I N E - tutoring and mentoring meets every 2nd and 4th Friday of the month. Fellowship and interact with amazing servant leaders!
Experience, Connect, Learn and Serve the Community with Mentoring, Music, Art, Language etc.
Time : 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Location: 1040 E Apache Blvd, Tempe, AZ 85281
CRUSH Servant Leader Awards 2013
CRUSH Servant Leadership Awards for 2013 were awarded to Pastor Dave Beach, Greg Dee, Erica Goble and Nihanth Wagmi.
Annual TFC CRUSH Servant Leadership Luncheon with amazing servant leaders from nations to the community! — at Arizona State University - Memorial Union.
Pastor Brian Warwick and Dr. Beth Larson share their amazing life stories to inspire young servant leaders. Many other exemplary leaders from the Community, Business, Civic and Academic areas were present to connect with upcoming servant leaders.
TFC SHINE Team presents @ MyLife
The SHINE Project Team which has been working throughout the semester to empower underprivileged youth through mentoring and relationships presents @ MyLife.
SHINE! We are so grateful for SHINE participants this semester!! Go SHINE, TFC CRUSH Servant Leaders!!
S – Share Love.
H – Hangout and Help.
I – Inform and Inspire.
N – Nurture and re-NEW.
E – Eat and Engage.
GAIN Neighborhood Event
The Faithful City (TFC) at the GAIN Neighborhood Event where TFC has been partnering with the City of Tempe to
Serve the Hudson Park neighborhood by cleaning the park every first Saturday of the month. As
part of the GAIN event TFC offered face painting for kids and adults in the neighborhood.
TFC CRUSH Servant Leader Training
CRUSH Servant Leadership training started at ASU. Many young people groups from many nations with many exciting projects for the semester will be planned and done by all these good servant hearted young people! Huge blessing from God.
When : Every Thursday 7:30pm
Where : Memorial Union @ ASU RM 242 Lapaz
Handyman and Bike Repair Workshop
TFC conducted a Handyman and Bike Repair workshop lead by Joel Selby and Chris Cooley. The Bike workshop covered basic bicycle maintenance and how to change the tyre. Afterwards, the participants practiced performed basic maintenance on their bikes with help of Chris Cooley. The handyman workshop taught participants the use of power tools and other carpentry equipment. Various carpentry projects were assigned and completed by the participants.
Carmalin A. Sophie created an Indian version of HURT & COMPEF called SMARTER. She delivered a project presentation at the U.S. Counsellate, India on the project's benefits.
Balancing Faith and Studies - State Press
The State Press published an article about balancing faith and studies and found that students who are active in faith communities found benifits in time management, support and perspective. Various religious leaders at ASU were cited in this article including Pastor Sanghoon Yoo founder of The Faithful City.
TFC Coordinates with Open Table
TFC is going to coordinate with Open Table and My Life to create a collaboration to help young people with serious life problems. Groups of people will come together to focus on one individual to help and mentor, bring about recovery and actualize their life purpose.
CORA - Service Day at Hudson Park
The Council of Religious Advisors (CORA) at ASU organized a Service Day at Hudson Park where people from Tempe Center for Habilitation (TCH) brought their clients for a day of carnival. It was a great day with a lot of CORA teams participating in the service.
Certificate of Appreciation
TFC received a certificate of appreciation from the Maricopa Department of Public Health for its work in spreading awareness about Emergency Preparedness.
Certificate of Recognition
The Office of the Governer, City of Tempe awarded TFC a certificate of recognition for it work in helping the community and working to bring about a positive change.
TFC receives Outstanding Service Award
The City of Tempe gave TFC the Outstanding Service award for Adopt-a-Park program with Hudson park beautification project. Meanwhile, TFC leaders braved the hot weather to clean the Hudson Park once again on June 7th!
TFC makes it to The State Press
ASU newspaper The State Press took notice of TFC's regular park clean up and covered our activities in their newspaper. This month, TFC went about its regular schedule to clean the Hudson Park. TFC was joined by Tempe Metropolitan Church (TMC) who have been helping TFC clean Hudson Park since October 2011. After cleaning, there was BBQ and sports where people from the neighborhood joined in.
Pastor Yoo talks about "Relational Inspiration for Lifestyle Servant Leadership" .
The Fall Forward Leadership Conference was held at ASU on Oct 15th, 2011. Pastor Sanghoon Yoo talked about how relationship building is a key part of servant leadership. He presented the servant leadership lifestyle followed at TFC which is based on building sincere relationships, mentoring and multi-cultural sensitivity.
COMPEF Network was activated to help out at a Mobile Home Park.
COMPEF being put in action when a fire broke out at a Mobile Home Park in Tempe. Fire and Police departments rushed to put out the fire and salvage the property. The fire broke out in the Manager's Mobile Home, which also housed the electricity grid for the entire Mobile Park. Due to the fire, the entire community was left without electricity on the hottest day of the year. COMPEF network was set in motion by the Mike Reichling from the Fire department...