With so many wonderful ministries happening at Ciudad Nueva, it’s time to pause and honor an amazing staff member who plays many roles to keep us running! Meet Jen Kaufmann, our behind-the-scenes organizer and former coordinator of Launchpad, Ciudad Nueva’s program for elementary school students. Jen first came to us in 2007 and volunteered her time in our middle school program. Cliff and Sami had already been acquainted with Jen before she began volunteering. She shared her artistic talents with our elementary and middle school kids, got to know our middle school students through … [Read more...]
Let’s go shopping! Ciudad Nueva’s 2017 Family Christmas Store is December 19th!
The Christmas Store is back! This annual Ciudad Nueva event provides an opportunity for families to purchase gifts for 15-20% of retail costs. This allows parents the pride and joy of providing a bountiful Christmas for their families from their own resources rather than receiving a handout from a stranger. Click here to read more about the experiences of some of our participants from last year’s event. Kids and parents get to experience the joy of giving Not only do the parents get to go shopping, our Launch Pad students will be able to use the “bucks” they have been earning this fall in … [Read more...]