Category Archives: OC Now

OC Now | March 2019

the onecompassion logo.

M A R C H   2 0 1 9   |   As humans, we are inclined to crave control and direct the script of our own lives. But what if that’s not how we were intended to live? Psalm 138:8 says that “He will be faithful to accomplish the plan He has for us.” This means that our plans for tomorrow, next month, and even our life are dust; there is only one script for our life, and it lies in the hands of God. It’s difficult to relinquish control and power over our lives, especially when we are convinced that our way is the best way. No matter what His plan is for us, we can rest knowing that He will be faithful to see us through every step, decision, life change, joy, and tragedy. This month, find joy and comfort knowing that the plans for your life have already been perfectly written, and with every step you take, He is there with you.

K A R M A   K E G   |   Thank you to everyone who came out to our Karma Keg fundraising event on February 8! We had 65+ people in attendance and raised over $400 to help us further our mission of glorifying God by impacting and developing people to build up our local community. We are so grateful to everyone who showed their support, especially Brian Holt and the Local Icon’s Little City Brewing who hosted the event.


V A L E N T I N E ‘ S   D A Y   |   Our Valentine’s Day fundraiser was a hit! The OneCompassion team was hard at work on February 14, delivering flower bombs and candy grams from Clayton to Durham, and everywhere in between! Thanks to everyone’s support, we raised over $350 that will go right back into our community!



O N E T A B L E   |   What a blast we had at our February OneTable event! Generation Church graciously provided 7 crockpots of homemade soup to feed our guests. We hope you’ll join us at our March OneTable, taking place on Thursday, March 14, 5-7 pm, sponsored by Elevation Church and Brick and Mortar! For more details, visit this link.


D O N A T E   |   Love what we are doing? It wouldn’t be possible without our donors’ support. So many of our neighbors are in need; with your help, we can help people in crisis get back on the road to self-sustainability. Donate here


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OC Now | February 2019

the onecompassion logo.

F E B R U A R Y   2 0 1 9   |   It’s hard to believe we are already into February! We are excited and expectant of what God is going to do through OneCompassion this month. With the amount of dreams and aspirations we have to reach our community, we are reminded that God’s plans and dreams far exceed our own. “No eye has seen, nor ear heard, nor the heart of man imagined, what God has prepared for those who love him”, says 1 Corinthians 2:9. What a mysterious and glorious reminder, that we cannot even begin to out-do God’s plans for us this month!

karma keg logo.
K A R M A   K E G   |   On Friday, February 8, you are invited to Karma Keg, a fantastic philanthropic event that is benefitting OneCompassion! Each month, Karma Keg chooses a different charity to support and a unique, local establishment that generously agrees to host the event. You can enjoy drinks and light snacks in exchange for a donation, and all proceeds from each event go directly to the selected charity. Join us on Friday from 5-7 at Little City Brewing for drinks and light snacks in exchange for a donation to OneCompassion! All proceeds will go directly to OneCompassion. RSVP here!

one table volunteers serving food.
O N E T A B L E   |   Join us on Thursday, February 21 from 5-7 pm in this time of community and togetherness! OneTable is a neighborhood event series designed to encourage togetherness, community, inclusiveness and compassion by offering a free, hot meal to all guests that attend. There will be kid-friendly activities to keep everyone engaged. All are welcome! RSVP here to attend the event. If you’re interested in volunteering, please click here.

a mentor and mentee eating lunch together.
M E N T O R   P R O G R A M   |   Our mentors have officially kicked off the spring semester with their mentees! We are thrilled to have 14 mentors making a difference at Cooper Academy for the remainder of the year!

B U I L D   M I N I S T R Y   |   Do you know someone in need in the community? Nominate them for our build ministry here.

D O N A T E   |   Love what we are doing? It wouldn’t be possible without our community partners’ support. So many of our neighbors are in need; with your help, we can help people in crisis get back on the road to self-sustainability. Donate here.

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