November 2017

"Have Any of You Girls Ever Felt Like Job?" 
Here is an encouraging and poweful story from our Juvenile Justice Ministry:

"Sierra's" father is absent and her mother is addicted to drugs. She's been in and out of placements since she was 12 years old, and ran away from her most recent one. That's how she ended up at the Franklin County Juvenile Detention Facility where she met Satara, a YFC chaplain.

Satara asked the group, "Have any of you girls ever felt like Job?"  READ MORE

YFC in the News
God has brought us wonderful folks who love to serve Him at COYFC.  Here are two news articles of people who we serve alongside each day.  Praise God for them and the gifting the Lord has given them.

Colton Saunders and HireLevel Auto was featured in the new publication 1812:

YFC Volunteer Eileen Pewitt and shares about our YFC Cooks program on ABC 6's Family 411 segment:

Do You Like to Work with Kids?
YFC needs adults who love to work with kids. Depending on your interests, we have opportunities for you:

Mentoring - Mentors commit to work with middle or high school students once a week for a minimum of one year. YFC provides training and lots of support. For more information  CLICK HERE.

Tutoring - Tutors go into elementary schools and work with students during their lunch hour to help them with their reading skills. Commitment is once a week from October to April. We partner with more than 30 schools in Columbus, Hilliard, Dublin and Westerville. For more information, CLICK HERE.

If you would like to speak with someone about these opportunities, please contact Bryan Brookes at 614-848-4870 or

How You Can Serve With Us
PRAY  - For our staff and volunteers who spend many hours serving the teens and their families.

SHARE - Tell others about COYFC and how they can join our mission to at-risk youth. Tell them about our Blog where we post stories from our work. CLICK HERE FOR YFC BLOG.

GIVE - Our mission together is yielding great rewards...we thank you for you investment to the cause. CLICK HERE TO DONATE.

VOLUNTEER - If you'd like to use your talents to advance YFC's mission, CLICK HERE for more details.

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The Big Give -- THANK YOU!

We are so grateful for everyone who partnered with us through The Big Give! YFC/Gracehaven received a total of $365,343 ! We're humbled by this amazing blessing, and excited see the lives that will undoubtedly change as a result.