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Provide Christian-based holistic, relationship-based programs that empower the poor and marginalized. Mobilize middle-class Americans to become more compassionately involved among the poor. Seek ways to overcome the systemic issues of social injustice which oppress the poor and marginalized.

Upcoming Events

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Buy Hawaiian Falls Discounted Tickets @ Mission Waco Office

$16 each (normally $26.99) All-day drink pass $2.50 (normally $2.99) 

You can get a great deal to take your group or family to Hawaiian Falls here in Waco or at any of their other Texas sites. Just drop by the Mission Waco office, 1315 N. 15th St., and purchase them. Costs quoted above do not include required taxes. Tickets are good all summer.


 

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JOB TRAINING PROGRAM TAKING APPLICATIONS ***CULINARY STARTING SOON Job Specific Skills added to Pre-employment “Soft Skills”http://missionwaco.org/mpowerment FOR MORE INFORMATION   — NEXT CULINARY CLASS SCHEDULED FOR JULY AND AGAIN IN NOVEMBER Getting the right ingredients in the pan at the right time is one of the challenges faced by Mission Waco job trainees who are learning various skills to help them get and retain jobs that move toward living wages. This past month began the new expanded job training “M-Powerment Program” for lower income folks. Interested or know someone needing help finding a job? We can help. Applications available at the Meyer Center, 1226 Washington. 

povsim14 Poverty Simulation Dates
Intensive weekend experience held 16x a year One weekend can change your life. Don’t believe us? You can ask some of the thousands of participants, ages 13-85, who have experienced the full weekend training. Each year, hundreds of students and adults attend one of the sixteen weekends to learn more about the realities of poverty through a blend of experience and information. Details and cost of the weekend and how to register your group are here on the website. UPCOMING DATES:
July 10-12 July 31-Aug 2 Sept 18-20 Oct 2-4 Oct 9-11 Nov 20-22

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or come on by the store to find that perfect gift for FATHER’S DAY or BIRTHDAY...   NEW ADDITIONAL LOCATION  located at The Blue Horse 1525  Austin Ave. in addition to our original location at 15th and Colcord.  The Blue Horse location is carrying our fair trade clothing and accessories along with housewares.  We are proud to have two locations now serving Waco and central Texas!   


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World Cup Café Now Open on Saturday Evenings, 5:30-8:00

Special menu and live music all summer long!

After years of requests from our daily customers, we’ve finally decided to open one evening a week with a new menu and live entertainment. The food choices are tasty and affordable and the music this week is performed by singer/songwriter Wes Cunningham, also a cast member in the movie “Sironia.” No reservations are necessary, so just grab friends and family and come eat and tap your feet!

 


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Neal Jeffrey to Speak at MW “Champions for Christian Service” Breakfast

September 17, 6:45am at Waco Convention Center; Tables are $325 for 8 attendees.

The former All-American quarterback of Baylor’s famous “Miracle on the Brazos” victory over the Texas Longhorns in 1974 will be speaking at our annual breakfast, which recognizes Christian service. He lives out the Christian lifestyle. He is one of America’s most powerful and passionate communicators, speaking for corporate conferences, national conventions, sales organizations, sports teams – twice for the New York Yankees – school districts, student groups and churches from coast to coast. Everywhere he goes he inspires audiences to go “higher, swifter, stronger” in the critical areas of life. In addition to a busy speaking schedule, Neal serves as a speaking/teaching minister at the 28,000-member Prestonwood Church of Dallas, Texas, where he has served for over 25 years. He and his wife Sheila live in the Dallas area and have three grown children. His new book, If I Can, Y-Y-You Can! is available nationwide. Tables are available now. Contact the office at 254.753.4900 for more information.


char14 Charity Navigator Gives Fourth “Exceptional 4-Star Rating “ Mission Waco one of 7% of all non-profits in the nation Charity Navigator <www.charitynavigator.org>, the leading charity evaluator in America, just recognized Mission Waco’s fourth “exceptional” rating for financial and accountability/transparency. The ministry received a combined score of 69.09 out of a possible score of 70. According to their letter, “Only 7% of all charities we rate have received at least 4 consecutive 4-star evaluations, indicating that Mission Waco/Mission World out performs most charities in America.” The recognition is a testament of the hard work and integrity of Mission Waco’s administrative staff and commitment to be “beyond reproach” as a Christian ministry. The organization is also approved by the Better Business Bureau. As community-based organization that relies on donors, volunteers, collaborations, and funders. With over a million non-profits in the US, fiscal accountability has become a critical value for donors. We’re proud you can trust our integrity!


xgame15 X Team Challenge is postponed until Fall 2015 (instead of Sat May 2).  Check back soon for updated info, including some fun new categories!

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