Financial Literacy Fall Graduation

Recently, we celebrated as 21 students graduated from the Financial Literacy program. This program’s goal is to help each student take steps out of poverty by giving each individual the tools needed to manage and budget their financial resources well, and to encourage savings. We congratulate each of those…

Today, I Choose…Gratitude!

For the last few weeks, our whole church—the weekend service, as well as our small group—has been wrestling with some difficult topics, including mental and emotional health. For many this is a dark journey with many unwelcomed twist and turns. Life happens. We go on our un-merry way, hoping…

Financial Literacy Spring Graduation

Last week, we celebrated as 22 students graduated from the Financial Literacy program. This program’s goal is to help each student take steps out of poverty by giving each individual the tools needed to manage and budget their financial resources well, and to encourage savings. We congratulate each of…

Financial Literacy Spring Class

The spring semester of financial literacy is well under way. Each Thursday evening, students and volunteers gather to eat together and learn how to manage finances thanks to Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University curriculum. We celebrate this class of folks who are learning how to manage their finances, and…

Financial Literacy Graduation

Last week, we celebrated as 22 students graduated from the Financial Literacy program. This program’s goal is to help each student take steps out of poverty by giving each individual the tools needed to manage and budget their financial resources well, and to encourage savings. We congratulate each of…

Back to School at MC3

It is during this time of the year when every few minutes, over and over again, our favorite TV program is interrupted by this phrase, “Back To School!”  You see the phrase plastered on the side of the city bus, hanging on huge billboards, blocking the grocery and retail…

Congrats, Financial Literacy Grads!

Last month, we celebrated as 19 students graduated from the Financial Literacy program. This program’s goal is to help each student take steps out of poverty by giving each individual the tools needed to manage and budget their financial resources well, and to encourage savings. We congratulate each of…

Gratitude for MC3’s Financial Literacy Classes

Recently, the director of Monroe Circle Community Center (MC3), LeRoy King III, went on an Appreciation Tour to the six branches of First Federal Savings Bank (FFSB), a significant partner and collaborator of the MC3’s Financial Literacy program. FFSB has branches in Mishawaka, Elkhart, Plymouth, Bremen and Winamac, Ind.,…

Financial Literacy Classes Begin Tonight

The first session of adult financial literacy classes at Monroe Circle Community Center (MC3) this year begins tonight. Throughout the 10-week course, the 25 students will learn how to save, spend and give, budget their finances, and change their family’s financial future. The course uses the principles of Dave…

Volunteer Opportunities

Looking for a way to get involved at MC3? We have a few opportunities for you to help serve our community. First of all, this coming Saturday, September 15 from 7 am-12 pm, MC3 and Carpenter’s Hands’ new construction/renovation project needs your help. We are looking for you if…