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2019-4-2

Jackson-Feild Promotes Tiffany Moses

Jackson-Feild is pleased to announce that Tiffany Moses has been promoted to the Residential Coordinator position plays a key role in our residential program. She will coordinate the daily activities of Gwaltney Cottage. She will directly supervise to staff and residents to ensure that each child’s daily treatment plan and goals are being met.

The Residential Coordinator ensures that each staff members training is up to date, manages staff schedules, that staff are up-to-date with case management responsibilities,  supplies and equipment is available and maintained and ensures that children receive the best possible services and care possible.

Ms. Moses has helping children since 2003 severing in a variety of settings in Maryland and South Carolina. She joined the Jackson-Feild team in March 2018 as a residential counselor and has performed well in this position.

She has earned the respect and apprciation of our children and her peers. We look forward to her service in this new capacity.              

Play Golf to Help Jackson-Feild’s Children

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If you are a golfer and want to help mentally ill children please make plans to play in Jackson-Feild’s 24th annual golf tournament on May 6th.

Funds raised from this event will be used to purchase special psychiatric furniture which is safe and durable for five cottage’s bedrooms.

The tournament will be held at the Country  Club at the Highlands in Chesterfield County. Lunch is served at noon and the shotgun start begins at 1:00.

Jackson-Feild’s mission is to provide high-quality mental health services to children who have suffered severe emotional trauma heal and restore wellness so that they can return home.

If you would like to enter a team or would like to play yourself please contact Terron Watkins at 804-354-6929 or email him at twatkins@jacksonfeild.org to enter or go to Jackson-Feild’s website (www.jacksonfeild.org).

Community Baccalaureate Service Planned for June

The Greensville-Emporia Ministerial Association will be hosting a Community Baccalaureate Service, tentatively scheduled for Sunday, June 9 at 7 p.m. in the Greensville Elementary School Auditorium. This community service is for ALL graduating high school seniors, regardless of where they attend school: private, public, home-schooled, or Christian school.

Baccalaureate services have traditionally been held for high school and college students, in conjunction with their graduation services. The baccalaureate is sometimes held the night before graduation, but it is often on the previous Sunday. Attendance is voluntary.

Local public schools have not held a baccalaureate in several decades.

The baccalaureate is a religious service and will feature Christian songs and/or hymns, and prayers. There will be a guest speaker or speakers who will deliver a Biblical message of encouragement and inspiration for the graduates.

GEMA would like to invite all high school seniors who live in the Emporia-Greensville community, regardless of church affiliation, to participate. Formal invitation letters will be sent to all local and area schools. You do not have to register to participate, nor be a member of a church: simply arrive at the school by 6:30 p.m.

If a student’s school has its own baccalaureate, he/she is still welcome to come to the community service. Our goal is unity in Christ among all people in our community.

Graduates are asked to wear a white dress shirt, blouse or dress. There will be no distinction among schools. GEMA would like to have all participating students assemble and march in together, then sit together regardless of school affiliation.

The theme of the baccalaureate will be “The 9/11 Generation.” Most of this year’s graduates were born in 2001, the year of the 9/11 attacks. Their world has been changed and will be forever different as a result of that day.

A full program with speakers will be announced later this spring.

Many schools, both public and private, have gotten away from holding baccalaureate services in recent years. GEMA wants to restore this important event as a way to bring our community together, and to let our graduates know that the Christian community loves them and supports them.

Attendance and participation in this baccalaureate service is entirely voluntary; no participants are sponsored by or endorsed by any government agency; no government funds will be used nor will they be accepted for this service. All expenses are being paid with voluntary contributions by individual citizens and/or the Greensville-Emporia Ministerial Association. Any participation by public school employees or other government officials is voluntary and is done as private citizens.

Anyone wishing to make a donation or needing more information can contact Ed Conner at (434) 637-2879.

GEMA began holding Fifth Sunday Community Revivals last year. The theme for GEMA’s community efforts is “Unity in Christ,” based on Psalm 133. GEMA includes churches of all denominations and races and tries to hold events at a neutral location (Greensville Elementary) instead of at individual churches.

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