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Please read the latest FOCAS Newsletter and find out what God has been up to at FOCAS.

Check out the FOCAS Calendar of Events. Please come and visit us and see for yourself what God is doing. Mark your calendar for the upcoming Breakfast/Lunch Fundraisers. Let us know which event you would like to attend and bring a friend.

Blessings!

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Please read the latest FOCAS Newsletter and find out what God has been up to at FOCAS.

Learn about a couple Saved From A Life of Prostitution and Drugs.

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This year FOCAS will have a Community Awareness Fundraiser Luncheon Event. It will be held on Wednesday, October 22, 2014 at City Church Cincinnati at Tri-County Mall (near Ethan Allen). Registration / Lunch is from 11:30 am to Noon. The program is from Noon to 1:00pm.

If you would like to attend or be a Table Host please contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

 

Blessings!

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Please read the latest FOCAS Newsletter and find out what God has been up to at FOCAS.

Meet FOCAS staff member Pastor Larry Spellman and learn about his role at FOCAS.

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Please read the latest FOCAS Newsletter and see what God has been up to at FOCAS.

Find out about the opening of the Lord's Gym Family Activity Center in Price Hill.

 

 

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Please read the latest FOCAS Newsletter and find out what God has been up to at FOCAS.

Executive Director Scott Bower's article tells how God's Favor Abounds. He quotes, "Now is the time of God's favor, now is the day of salvation". 2 Corinthians 6:2 NIV

 

Blessings!!

 

 

 

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Over-the-Rhine

Monday (Drop Inn Center) 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Tuesday (Pantry) 10:00am - 1:30pm

Wednesday (Camps) 9:00pm - 12:00am

Thursday (Pantry) 10:00am - 1:30pm

Friday (Findlay Park) 10:00am - 2:00pm

Price Hill

Wednesday (Lower & Upper) 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Covington

Tuesday (Pantry) 7:00am - 9:00am

Thursday (Pantry) 7:00am - 9:00am

 

This will be our new FOCAS outreach schedule for the summer season. We are looking for more volunteers for our Monday and Wednesday night outreaches.

 

Pastor/Evangelist James Turner

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Greetings!

What an exciting time at FOCAS. God is moving in a mighty way and lives are being changed. Take a look at our March/April Newsletter and stay updated with all the great things God is doing in Over-the-Rhine and Covington. Please click on the following links to view articles from FOCAS’ latest Newsletter.

Click on this link if you want to read about the Homeless Mom Reunited with her Faith and Family.

Bob Clarke has been an integral part of the Lord’s Gym and FOCAS ministries for 21 years. Read more about Bob and the lives he has seen changed by God through FOCAS.

Catch an article from our Executive Director and how, “ Last month, FOCAS staffers Tom Lipsey, Jim Turner, and I spent time visiting New York City Relief.

Be sure to check out the Calendar of Events section.

 

If you would like to be on our mailing list to receive our newsletter, email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and provide us with your mailing information.

 

Last, if you have not been down to see us, please call or email today and ask to speak to Tom Lipsey or Scott Bowers.

 

God Bless!

 

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We had a great time and a good turnout at the event held at the Lord's Gym in Covington on Friday, February 28. Cincinnati Bengal Emmanuel Lamur and former Bengal Dequin Evans shared their testimonies and what the Lord’s Gym means to them.

Please watch this news clip about the event which aired on the cn2 Sports program last night. Then share it with your friends and help get the word out about the Lord’s Gym and how God is moving and changing lives for His glory!

http://mycn2.com/cn2-sports/working-and-working-out-for-the-lord-with-cincinnati-bengals

Blessings!
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Friday, February 28 from 6:00pm to 7:30pm Dequin Evans and Emmanuel Lamur of the Cincinnati Bengals will be at the Covington Lord's Gym @811 Madison Avenue. They will be sharing their testimony and what The Lord's Gym means to them. Join us and bring a friend. There will be pizza too! Please RSVP to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 513-621-5300 by Thursday the 27th if you plan to attend.   God bless!!
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Mark your calendars for the Fall Fundraiser Breakfast Events:

Kenwood Country Club - Wednesday, September 17

Sharonville Convention Center - Tuesday, September 30

The Madison Event Center - Wednesday, October 15

 
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Click on this link to view our Jan/Feb Newsletter where you will find the latest ministry news, updates and goals for 2014. You will read about one of our faithful volunteers, Rosemary and about Zippy, another life transformed by God through the Lord's Gym. By the way, we just found out Zippy made the team the article talks about. There is also a list of upcoming events and volunteer opportunities that we hope you will take part in.

If you would like to be on our mailing list to receive our newsletter, email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and provide us with your mailing information.

God bless!

 
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Would you like to help us out by volunteering?

Pump N Run, May 2 & 3

Volunteer Training: First Saturday of each month at 1818 Vine Street, 9:30am - 10:30am

Table Hosts

Contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 
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May 2 & 3, Cincinnati Convention Center

visit www.FlyingPigMarathon.com to register

$20.00 to participate

 

 
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Join us AND bring a friend!!

Covington Lord's Gym (811 Madison Ave.)

Fri. Feb. 28, 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Meet Cincinnati Bengals

RSVP by Wed, Mar. 26

Please RSVP to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
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Come to Over-the-Rhine or Covington and take a tour of our facilities and see what God is up to!

Tours begin at 11:30am

Over-the-Rhine Location:
Every Tuesday in February
Every Wednesday in March

Covington Location:
Feb. 13, Feb 20 & Mar. 6 & 20

Please RSVP to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
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Please click on this link and take a look at our December Newsletter. There's an article from the Director, some information about one of our staff members, and the testimony of a life that has been transformed through Jesus Christ. You can also find out how to become involved at FOCAS!

Blessings!
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The Lord's Gym Street Outreach ministry is busting from the seams with the harvest in Cincinnati and Covington. We are having 14 outreach services each week.

Covington:
At Cornerstone Church at 10th & Madison
Tuesdays & Thursdays
1st outreach service 7:30am - 8:15am
2nd outreach service 8:30am - 9:45am

Cincinnati:
At 1818 Vine Street
Monday - Friday
1st outreach service 11:30am - 12:10pm
2nd outreach service 12:30pm - 1:30pm

Under the Bridges:
Every Thursday night there is a team going under the bridges and into the homeless camps to minister to the homeless.

Volunteers are needed. If you would like to get involved, please give us a call.

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We will be celebrating 20 years of the Lord's Gym on Wednesday, October 2, at the Sharonville Convention Center, 11355 Chester Road, Sharonville, OH 45246. It all starts with Registration / Breakfast from 7:00am - 7:30am.  The program starts promptly at 7:30am and should be finished by 8:45am.

Donations resulting from this meeting will be matched by supporting funds. If you cannot attend please mail your donation to FOCAS at PO Box 428760 Cincinnati OH 45242 or make a donation here online: https://secure.etransfer.com/FOCAS/donate.cfm  These donations will also be matched. Please check with your company to see if they have a matching gifts program.

 

God Bless!
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We will be celebrating 20 years of the Lord's Gym tomorrow, Sep 17, at the Kenwood Country Club, 6501 Kenwood Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45243. It all starts with Registration / Breakfast from 7:00am - 7:30am.  The program starts promptly at 7:30am and should be finished by 8:45am.

Donations resulting from this meeting will be matched by supporting funds. If you cannot attend please mail your donation to FOCAS at PO Box 428760 Cincinnati OH 45242 or make a donation here online: https://secure.etransfer.com/FOCAS/donate.cfm  These donations will also be matched. Please check with your company to see if they have a matching gifts program.

 

God Bless!
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