GFH Meetings

GFH Lexington July Meeting

Sandy Gannon, Founder & Project Manager of The Christian Mission Academy Sponsorship Program- Uganda and Loving a Village one child at a time. The mission of the Christian Mission Academy Sponsorship Program is to end the cycle of poverty and hopelessness by educating and providing life changing gifts to the children and their families. Rather than monetary donations, Sandy has asked us to bring hand held pencil sharpeners. Sandy is bringing

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GFH Lexington June Meeting

Lisa Goldblatt Grace, LICSW, MPH, Co-Founder & Director of My Life My Choice The My Life My Choice Project ("MLMC") is a nationally recognized, groundbreaking initiative designed to reach adolescent girls most vulnerable to commercial sexual exploitation.  MLMC provides a unique continuum of prevention, victim identification, and intervention services.  Through our innovative approach, MLMC is working to stem the tide of commercial sexual exploitation

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GFH Lexington May Meeting

Jeanne Pride of Trading Hope (Business as Mission) and Heshima (a school for children with disabilities in Nairobi Kenya). (tentative) The strategy of Trading Hope is to partner with Christian and like-minded small and medium size companies in areas of poverty that are already on the ground and there for the long-haul. We believe in the power of business to transform lives and seek to integrate job creation with the already successful work of these

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GFH Lexington Apr Meeting

Sustainable Communities in Kenya (tentative) GFH Lexington April Meeting Wednesday, April 10, 7-9pm Room 202, 2 Militia Dr., Lexington, MA

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GFH Lexington March Meeting

Kathleen Bissonette, Founder, One for You One for Her. One for You One for Her is a non-profit organization that collects feminine hygiene products for girls in orphanages, poor villages and cities around the world. Our mission is to help girls who desperately need feminine hygiene supplies to get their basic normal needs met on a monthly basis. GFH Lexington March Meeting Wednesday, March 13, 7-9pm Room 202, 2 Militia Dr., Lexington, MA

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No February Meeting (GFH Lexington)

February's meeting is cancelled because of Ash Wednesday.

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GFH Lexington Jan Meeting

Praying/Sharing Time Susan Harrington – Summer with Youth in Russia, Mari Mathis – Social Justice Walk Come prepared to pray and share how God is leading you/what God is putting on your heart. GFH Lexington January Meeting Wednesday, Jan 9, 7-9pm Room 202, 2 Militia Dr., Lexington, MA

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GFH Lexington Dec Meeting

Seth Wispelway, Field Organizer, International Justice Mission Seth will be speaking on the transformational opportunities that exist during Advent to “think global while acting local” in the struggle against modern day slavery.  He will weave in stories and experiences from his recent trip to IJM’s India offices in Bangalore and Kolkata with the pastors behind Advent Conspiracy, and his work on the groundbreaking campaign for slave-free tomatoes,

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GFH Lexington Nov Meeting

Praying/Sharing Time Brooke Sulahian and Mimi Johnson, Hope for Our Sisters, Inc.  The mission of Hope for Our Sisters, Inc. is to raise awareness of and support for women suffering from fistula as we seek God’s renewal of hope in each woman’s heart through effective treatment, prevention and ultimate eradication.  As the calling out of which Gathering for Hope was birthed, Brooke and Mimi will provide an update on this effort and how God continues

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GFH Lexington Oct Meeting

Margaret Blood, Founder/President of Mil Milagros, Inc. The goal of Mil Milagros, Inc.™ is to ensure that all children in Guatemala graduate from sixth grade healthy, literate and prepared to continue their education. USAID reports that only 30% of children complete sixth grade. Guatemala has the sixth highest rate of child malnutrition in the world; fifty percent of the children are malnourished. In some Mayan communities, the rate of malnutrition

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