Wednesday, December 28, 2016
Wednesday, October 5, 2016
GirlsFOCUSED meets THIS Saturday...we're going to the dojo!!!! We will travel to Glenview IL to the ZUltimate dojo under the instruction of Sensei Steve to learn some self-defense techniques! Excited! GirlsFOCUSED is open to girls ages 13-18. Let us know BY FRIDAY if you can attend and need a ride! Visit us at focused-ministries.org for more info about us!
Monday, July 18, 2016
Well, my birthday has come and gone...so thankful to the Lord for allowing me to see it...the song writer wrote, "millions didn't make it but I was one of the ones who did"...thanks be to God who caused me to triumph! Thanks to MyFam and friends for the birthday shout outs! and to MyDearOne who always tells me the story about the day I was born...above all, it is MyPrayer that we ALL get back to the Word of God, back to prayer, back to repentance, back to seeing the outpouring of the Holy Ghost, back to believing Gods word, let's go back...yes we're in a new day, but "the Wall" says that Jesus Christ is the same yesterday, today, and forever! Looking forward to watching God move in a greater way in the coming year...starting today! God bless! Loveu all!
Tuesday, July 12, 2016
Today is Amazon's Prime Day! As you shop for your deals, remember that a portion of what you purchase can be donated to FOCUSED Ministries, Inc. Look us up under smile.amazon.com. Help us fulfill the mission and vision of our organization! Thank you!
Friday, July 8, 2016
MyBrother texted me my weekly Friday morning greeting. Thanks Brother! He added in his message his observation that there is a lot going on in the world today. I'm sure he was referring to the most recent killings of black men at the hands of white police officers.
Well said, Brother! Well said...but, what can be said about what is going on? Oh, a lot has already been said! But what is really going on? What are real solutions to what is really going on? How can these problems be resolved?
Now, I have stayed out of these kinds of public conversations, but I do want to add this...As I observe news reports and coverage about all that is going on, I also noticed something missing. Something that we used to hear in news interviews quite often...what is that missing thing? God! Now, of course, God is not a thing...but have you noticed that? Could all of "this" be because we have left God - out of everything!??!?!? We don't acknowledge Him in anything anymore!
Let's just get back to the Word of God. "Why?" you may ask? The Word of God changes the HEART of man!! Let's just face it, our hearts are not right! The Word of God teaches us how to live, how to treat each other, how to forgive, how to walk upright, how to see things, how to handle the tough times, how to rejoice and when to rejoice...and so so much more!! Where else can you learn these things? This is truth...
Get FOCUSED on the Word of God!
Join the conversation...
Monday, June 27, 2016
THANK YOU to all who supported our first fundraising effort! It was a awesom seeing everyone show their support for our vision and mission. Ticket sales are over but YOU can still contribute to our funraiser by donating. Visit our website and click on the "For Our Girls!" link. God bless! Stay tumed for our next one!!
Thursday, June 23, 2016
Tuesday, June 21, 2016
The countdown continue...Four days until THE DAY!! The first 30 girls will receive a free gift! Get tickeds in advance on our website at focused-ministries.org or at the door. Parking is available "For Our Girls!" Is only days away! Thanks to those who have already purchased tickets and those who have pledged to do so!
Saturday, June 18, 2016
For Our Girls!" fundraiser next Saturday, June 25, 4-6pm. Tickets available at the door or online at focused-ministries.org. Parking also available. Thank you thank you thank you for your support! Consider becoming a sponsor! More details at the fundraiser!
Saturday, June 11, 2016
COUNTDOWN TO THE EVENT! - 14 days and counting...
Tickets available online. Go to our website: http://www.focused-ministries.org
"For Our Girls!!" FOCUSED Ministries, Inc. Fundraiser
Special Guest Artists: Writer/Recording Artist/Motivational Speaker - JAHSHANA BROOKS and A man who appreciates the joy of making people laugh - STEPHON THE CHRISTIAN COMEDIAN
tickets/donation - $20.00 for Adults - $15 under 13
The work of FOCUSED Ministries, Inc. is a labor of love for the girls!
Get your tickets today!! Thanks and God bless!
Wednesday, June 1, 2016
Tickets are available NOW on our website to attend the "For Our Girls!" FOCUSED Ministries, Inc. fundraiser!
Your support will help us provide supports and services for girls ages 13-18. Phase 1 of our plan is underway with the development of our mentoring project GirlsFOCUSED. We meet monthly with young ladies talking life issues, eating, and sharing together. Help us expand our reach!
On June 25th, 4-6pm at First Presbyterian Church of Evanston, we will be blessed w/Gospel music by Jahshana Brooks and laugh with Stephon the Christian Comedian. Members of our Governing Board of Directors will travel from near and far to greet you, along w/members of our Advisory Committee and friends.
Visit our website at focused-ministries.org for information!
Thank you for your support and prayers!!
Trisha J. Baker
Saturday, May 21, 2016
Donation for tickets will be availble JUNE 1st for the "For Our Girls!" fundraiser! Join Trisha J Baker and the FOCUSED Ministries, Inc. family for a night of Gospel music by Jahshana Brooks and hearty laughter featuring Stephon the Christian comedian - June 25th, 4-6 pm at First Presbyterian Church of Evanston. The countdown will begin shortly!!! So excited!!
Thursday, May 12, 2016
GirlsFOCUSED reaches all girls 13-18 in the North Shore area including but not limited to Evanston Skokie Des Plaines Glenview Chicago Northbrook. Spread the word about us! We're here For Our Girls!
Come support us at our first fundraiser June 25, 4-6pm at First Presbyterian Church in Evanston Visit our website for more info.
Wednesday, May 11, 2016
GirlsFOCUSED meets this Saturday, May 14, 11:30 am at North Shore Church, 9776 Gross Point Rd. Skokie , IL. We eat, talk about a variety of topics central to things girls ages 13-18 face in areas of spiritual development, social/emotional health, career and vocational exploration, and health and nutrition, and also perform community service projects. We are not an organization trying to push a particular religious agenda or doctrine, but our foundation is based on the Word of God. We really just want to be an added level of support and a resource to girls, and their families, in this day and age.
Come join us. Visit our website for more info. Can't wait to see you!
Wednesday, March 2, 2016
Greetings Ladies!! Happy March 2016!
It is looking like winter is coming to a quick end! Our winter wasn't so bad, right!!
So, what has your focus been so far this year? Good friends? Grades? Relationships w/your parents?? Whatever your focus has been till now, remember that God CAN make a difference! With your friends - with your grades, and in your relationships!
When He is in the center of it all, the weight you may feel won't feel so heavy. When He is in the center of it all, you can find joy. When He is in the center of it all, you can find peace - even if there seems to be none!!!! God - in the center of it ALL - makes the difference!!
Many have tried Him and know that what I am saying is true. Not because of something we heard someone else say, but because He has made a difference in our lives!! Amen!!
Visit our webpage at focused-ministries.org. You can connect with an adult who will tell confirm this word. We would love to talk with you, pray with you, or just listen.
We are FOCUSED!! On you and God's will for your life!