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  • Every spring Cherry Hills Christian Middle School (CHCMS) takes a week out of classroom learning for a different kind of learning, real-world, hands-on serving communities in need.  Some local, some states away and this year, after several years to our southern neighbor, Mexico. Gary Babb, a CHCMS teacher, is leading the group of students, parent chaperones and teachers to an orphanage outside Juarez. Our school, Cherry Hills Christian Middle School, has been focused on service outreach for the past 20 years. We began traveling to Juarez Mexico in 2000 to build homes with an organization called Missions Ministries. The impact on the students, staff, and chaperones was profound in so many ways. Unfortunately, the drug wars escalated in 2010-2014 and

  • Timothy Project: Soccer players from Valor Christian High School traveled back to Tamarindo, Costa Rica in March 2018 to continue the mission they began years ago, to touch people with the love of Christ through soccer and building homes. The team partners with Mercy Homes Ministries through which they work with locals to build homes for families in need and stay focused on the mission at hand. The team of nearly 30, including Soccer Chaplain United's Executive Director, Brad Kenney, spent their days building homes and their evenings running soccer clinics.  Two homes were built during thier time in Tamarindo.  Valor senior and varsity player, Nicole Wright, wrote about her experience, We built two houses for two families – one

  • Friends in the soccer ministry community, just passing along an opportunity, here. Please see below: Missionary Athletes International has just launched a search for a new Chief Executive Officer. MAI focuses on youth and adults under the age of  25 using soccer teams to influence people for Christ and see God transform lives.  More than 30,000 lives in fifteen global locations have been impacted in the last two years through teams, camps, international ministry tours and coaches training. The successful candidate will be an experienced, mature, inspiring and trustworthy leader. He will possess exceptional personal integrity, a servant attitude, an international perspective and a personal and leadership style worth emulating. He will have proven experience managing an organization of a similar size

  • As part of our community initiatives, Soccer Chaplains United would like to make people aware of this free webinar on the subject of college soccer recruiting. The webinar will be hosted by Bill Bufton, the Assistant Athletic Director and College Recruiting Coordinator at Valor Christian High School in Colorado. Bill Bufton will be hosting the recruiting webinar with Jennifer Thomas, former soccer coach at Cal-Berkeley, specifically geared to soccer players on April 16. The webinar is FREE. All you have to do is click the link and register. This is open to all players and families. Soccer Recruiting Webinar Topic: Making Sense of College Soccer Recruiting w/ Jennifer Thomas Date/Time: Monday, April 16 @ 7pm Pacific Time (8:00 pm Mountain Time) Registration Link: Description Jennifer "JT" Thomas will

  • A principle value of Soccer Chaplains United is to connect communities to provide meaningful service for soccer. Midwest based Sports Crusaders is forming three teams of college athletes to travel to Ukraine this summer to teach children about soccer and salvation.  Soccer Chaplains United is reaching out to athletes who may be interested in joining one of these teams.  If this appeals to you, find the contact information for Sports Crusader representatives at the bottom of the included information. Sports Crusaders Mission to Ukraine We have 5 teams going to Ukraine to work alongside churches and church plants in the towns of Kiev, Poltava, L’viv, and Dnipro. These are our current needs. Team Dnipro-July 22-30 ·         3-4 players (At least

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    Today, Roger Lipe of FCA (Fellowship of Christian Athletes) hosted myself and Jorge Vallejo, also of FCA, on a phone interview to discuss chaplaincy for soccer. I have known Jorge for a number of years and we have had the privilege of serving a number of the same people — players, coaches, and staff. Jorge serves as chaplain for Atlanta United FC (Major League Soccer). Jorge and I offer some perspectives and share our thoughts and experience with chaplaincy in soccer/football during the call. You can listen to the recorded call (approx. 45 min), here at this link: If you are interested in learning more about becoming involved in soccer chaplaincy, I would encourage you to reach out to us

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