The vision begins: First meeting of potential Board Members to discuss formation of Circle of Friends Ministries
Adopted Code of Regulations for Circle of Friends Ministries
Incorporated with Ohio Secretary of State
Granted 501 (c) (3) non-profit/tax exempt status by the Internal Revenue Service
www.ourcircleoffriends.org website goes online
February 1, 2007
Physical presence established for the ministry: 37,000 sq. ft. office/conference rental facility at 531 Dover Road NE Sugarcreek, OH
Begin to offer ongoing Women’s Exercise classes and Women’s Bible Study and support groups under the Circle of Friends’ umbrella.
February 24, 2007
Second annual Circle of Friends Ministries Women’s Conferencewith Beth Moore simulcast “Straight Talk About God’s Deliverance” with music by Travis Cottrell.
Receive $2,000 grant from the Haman Family Foundation of Tuscarawas County to purchase accounting/record keeping software and secure three months of part-time Director of Development staffing.
May 1, 2007
Begin partnership with New Beginnings Counseling, Inc.(a subsidiary of Christian Children’s Home of Ohio) to provideprofessional Christian counseling regardless of ability to pay. By June 30, 2007, 39 clients were receiving counseling.
June 1, 2007
Launch of “Friends Radio” morning show ministry on WNPQ 95.9 FM 8-10 am, M-F.