Upward Evaluations

Upward Basketball and Cheerleading provides a safe place for students of all abilities to Play with a Purpose! Upward is open to students from grades K-5 through 6th. All evaluations, practices, and games will be held at Emmanuel Baptist Church. Every student must attend one basketball or cheerleading orientation to participate. Evaluations will take place … Continue reading Upward Evaluations

Parenting Class

Whether you are a guardian, grand-, step-, foster-, adoptive-, or biological- parent, raising kids IS HARD! If we’re honest, most of us secretly want child-rearing to be quick, easy, and hassle-free. But as time goes on, most of us fall into the trap of going through parenthood with a sort of half-hearted attempt, assuming the kids would … Continue reading Parenting Class


Can one person make a difference? The answer is "yes." William Wilberforce made a difference. John Newton made a difference. Abraham Lincoln made a difference. Gandhi made a difference. Martin Luther King, Jr. made a difference. Nelson Mandela made a difference. Esther made a difference. And so can you. The real question is not whether … Continue reading Compassion