Sanctity of Life Sunday: Resources

To Read & Watch:

Someone Cares Ministry

Someone Cares is a post-abortion restoration ministry at Watermark Church led by Lulie Thomas, the mother of one of Normandy’s members, Jackson Thomas. Lulie has a truly remarkable story of post-abortion restoration and healing of her own. Hear her share her story at a recent Council for Life meeting here.

Why Pro-Life? Caring for the Unborn and Their Mothers by Randy Alcorn

This concise book offers factual answers to central issues in the abortion debate & presents a solid case for why we are to defend unborn children and their mothers. For any readers on the fence, this book answers important questions and examines multiple sides of the issue, and for those already pro-life, this is a valuable resource through which they may become more informed. Download a free copy here.

To Volunteer:

Thrive Women’s Clinic | Website

The clinic’s purpose is to ‘empower women in unexpected pregnancies to make informed choices by providing medical, educational, and emotional support.’

Current needs include administrative volunteers, doctor & nurse support, volunteers to sort donations, event support, and website design. The clinic is offering a volunteer training on Saturday April 25, 2015 from 9am-1pm at West Dallas Community Church 2215 Canada Dr. Dallas, TX 75212. Contact Earlene Jones at ejones@thrivewomensclinic.com

Involved for Life | Website

Involved for Life’s mission is to educate and empower women to make informed decisions by providing knowledge and resources through the Downtown Pregnancy Center, Uptown Women’s Center and Sonograms on Site ministry.

Each site currently needs volunteers to work with clients, instruct classes, and facilitate group projects. For more detailed needs at each site and to download the Volunteer Application, see the website’s volunteer page.

Other opportunities to serve:

Forerunner Mentoring | Website

Forerunner is ‘a mentoring program that changes lives through investing in a relationship with a fatherless young man.’ The mentors seek to fulfill young men’s potential by ‘equipping them with tools to help them succeed in education, in character, and in leadership, all while ministering to the heart of all who are affected by fatherlessness.’ This ministry was founded by one of our members, Zach Garza. Forerunner’s current needs include 12 after-school tutors who will be trained to fulfill potential in 4th grade young men in Fall 2015 on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 3:45-4:45 and 6 mentors to invest time, love and joy into 4th grade young men.