Additional Trailer Purchased to Help Strengthen the Work of Park Center

The Bridge has purchased an additional trailer close to Park Center. This was made possible by a grant from the Buena Vista County Community Foundation as well as a generous donation from Hope Reformed Church in Spencer. We are so grateful for both! The vision for this trailer is to allow The Bridge to have […]


Can you lend a hand at Tulip Center?

Tulip Center has been moved and is in need of renovations before Bob and Natalie can move in. Given Bob’s recent diagnosis and rounds of chemo, we especially need volunteers to help get this house ready to be their home and eventually a center for the Tulip Lane area neighborhood. Bob plans to be at […]


Ways to Pray and Care for the Schallers

Please continue to pray for Bob in his battle against non-Hodgkins lymphoma. Bob began chemo in Omaha the beginning of April, and treatments will likely continue through July. He has chemo again tomorrow. Bob and Natalie has a two year-old son and a new baby due in July. In addition, they are in the process […]


The 2nd Annual “Run For Our Future” Race information

Announcing The Bridge’s 2nd Annual Run For Our Future! Please click the image below for more information about how you can register to be a runner, a Team Bridge sponsor, and to get more information! This effort is an important way for us to raise the funding necessary for all The Bridge’s 2014 Summer Youth […]


Bible Studies Continue for Middle School Boys and Girls

Each week on Tuesday evenings, The Bridge coordinates Bible studies for middle school youth. If you or someone you know would like to be involved, please contact us!   Girls’ Update “The Girls’ Bible study continues to grow! The girls are always eager to learn more about God and His truth. We have now split […]


Update on Dia del Nino Carnival!

The 2nd Annual Dia del Nino is fast approaching! The special carnival for children around The Bridge’s Neighborhood Centers will be held Saturday, May 3rd from 2-5:00pm at Park Center. (The rain date is Tuesday, May 6.) This event celebrates children and brings together neighborhood families! Could you help make this event possible? Volunteers are […]


Want to serve with The Bridge full-time this summer?

Would you (or someone you know): love working with kids of all ages this summer? enjoy engaging with kids, specifically in the area of preventing summer learning loss? commit to 10 weeks of service, starting June 2nd? be a great team player on this year’s The Bridge’s Summer Team? be able to be flexible, enthusiastic, […]


2nd Annual Run For Our Future

Team Bridge will again be running in the local Marathon to Marathon race this June in order to raise funds, prayers, and awareness for The Bridge Summer 2014 Youth Programs. Currently, there are two committed marathoners, two half-marathoners, and four runners for a marathon relay. Would you also commit to running for this cause? Contact […]


Meet the newest member of The Bridge family

We are excited to welcome little Esther, daughter of Nicholas and Angie, into the world!¬†Esther Clara was born on Thursday, March 13 at 5:30pm. Angie serves on The Bridge’s Leadership Council, on the Management Committee. Previously, she was the Adult Education Coordinator and instrumental in the development of The Bridge ministry overall. Nicholas also helps […]


Friendly people needed for Food Distribution

There is a need for additional people willing to serve in the Monday night Food Distribution! While there is a group of regular volunteers who pack and distribute food, there is also an opportunity for more people to be involved out on the floor, interacting with those waiting for food. These volunteers are there to […]