OPERATION COMPASSION FIRST AMERICAN DREAM CENTER MAKING AN IMPACT ON THE INDIAN NATIONS

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By , May 30, 2003

One year after the formal dedication of the First American Dream Center, the Indian Nations are experiencing renewed hope. Ever since the Indian Nations were settled on reservations in the 19th century, extreme poverty, alcoholism, hunger, joblessness, illiteracy and a lack of an infrastructure has been the plight of the Indians Nations. However, during the long range planning of Operation Compassion in 2001, Dr. John D. Nichols, President and the Board of Directors made plans and set aside funds for the construction of a distribution center that would serve the Indian Nations. Continue reading 'OPERATION COMPASSION FIRST AMERICAN DREAM CENTER MAKING AN IMPACT ON THE INDIAN NATIONS'»

OPERATION COMPASSION SOLIDIFIES PARTNERSHIPS FOR TORNADO VICTIMS

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By , May 16, 2003

In an effort to bring all the necessary resources to bear for the Jackson/Madison County, Tennessee tornado victims of May 4th, Operation Compassion has solidified partnerships across the United States. When the tornado first struck, Pastor Richard Felts of Parkway Church of God became the field coordinator for Operation Compassion. His first responsibility was to secure warehousing in the area to receive semi trucks. Tim Smith, owner of Hub Express Warehouse Distribution, graciously opened his local warehouse and made his trucks available for distribution in the area. Continue reading 'OPERATION COMPASSION SOLIDIFIES PARTNERSHIPS FOR TORNADO VICTIMS'»

Operation Compassion Sends Disaster Relief to Jackson, TN

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By , May 9, 2003
New South Building - windows broken and superstructure crack.

New South Building - windows broken and superstructure crack.

Sunday, May 4, 2003 was a beautiful day. The sun was high and bright in the sky throughout the entire day. Shortly after the evening worship service, Richard Felts, Pastor of Parkway Church of God, was sitting in his office reflecting on the events of the day. Suddenly, it sounded as though the church was coming under attack! Hail began pounding the church and the cars left in the parking lot. Trees began to bend and snap like twigs. Everyone ran for cover! Continue reading 'Operation Compassion Sends Disaster Relief to Jackson, TN'»

Flood Waters Hampers Operation Compassion

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By , May 9, 2003
Flood water rises against the Operation compassion warehouse.

Flood water rises against the Operation compassion warehouse.

When the tornadoes hit Sunday evening and torrential rains began on Monday, Operation Compassion staff knew it would be a difficult and busy week. However, no one knew how challenging it would ultimately become. Continue reading 'Flood Waters Hampers Operation Compassion'»

OPERATION COMPASSION SENDS DISASTER RELIEF TO JACKSON, TN

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By , May 8, 2003

Sunday, May 4, 2003 was a beautiful day. The sun was high and bright in the sky throughout the entire day. Shortly after the evening worship service, Richard Felts, Pastor of Parkway Church of God, was sitting in his office reflecting on the events of the day. Suddenly, it sounded as though the church was coming under attack! Hail began pounding the church and the cars left in the parking lot. Trees began to bend and snap like twigs. Everyone ran for cover! Continue reading 'OPERATION COMPASSION SENDS DISASTER RELIEF TO JACKSON, TN'»