Archives for August 2013

Children of Covenant Presbyterian’s VBS Raise $2,500 for PCHAS!

Twenty-five 5th and 6th grade children of Covenant Presbyterian Church’s Vacation Bible School, Kingdom Rock, visited the PCHAS central office in Austin on August 14. One of the children, Julia Kay Osgood, presented PCHAS president, Dr. Ed Knight, with a $2,500 check on behalf of the 450 Vacation Bible School (VBS) students. The children also (Read More…)

Back to School BBQ

It’s that time of year. Our children are getting ready to go back to school. And, of course, we want to celebrate this new venture in the biggest and best manner possible. Well…what better than a BBQ? Please join us for the celebration. Sunday, September 8 1pm – 3pm There will be great food and (Read More…)

In Memory of Joy Smith

By Signe Frederickson and Nancy Mossman Joy Smith of San Antonio, long- time supporter, Ambassador and volunteer for Presbyterian Children’s Homes and Services passed away July 28, 2013.  She was a good friend of our agency and worked closely with Signe Fredrickson, the PCHAS San Antonio Development officer who said this about Joy: “I am (Read More…)

Why I Volunteer: Marcy Metzler

One of the biggest challenges for volunteers who want to work directly with the children and youth living in PCHAS’ Group Homes is simply making a one-on-one connection with them.  This takes time, consistency and perseverance.  One new PCHAS Group Home volunteer, Marcy Metzler, thinks she might have found a new tool for making that (Read More…)