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Cheers to 40 years

Jordan Magaziner Steinfeld
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  • Mary and Mark Goodman

    Mary and Mark Goodman enjoying the festivities – and the hand-delivered Crave cupcakes – from home.

  • Mary Morrison

    Past board president Mary Morrison enjoying lunch and the festivities.

  • Mary and Mark Goodman
  • Mary Morrison

Supporters of the nonprofit Christian Community Service Center toasted to 40 years with a virtual birthday bash. KHOU-11’s Shern-Min Chow was emcee, and Houston leaders, including Mayor Sylvester Turner, Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo, and Anna Babin, former CEO of United Way of Greater Houston, thanked CCSC for its 40 years of service. “While the pandemic disrupted our original 40th anniversary plans, it crystallized the importance of our mission and work,” said Michelle Shonbeck, executive director. The celebration included a virtual tour of the new J. Dean Robinson Building on the W.T. & Louise J. Moran Campus. CCSC is a coalition of 39 churches dedicated to serving those in need while respecting religious, ethnic and cultural differences. Member-church leaders also participated, including pastor Clint Reiff of Rice Temple Baptist Church; the Rev. Dr. Tom Pace of St. Luke’s United Methodist Church; the Rev. Dr. Russ Levenson, of St. Martin’s Episcopal Church; and the Rev. Patrick Miller of St. Mark’s Episcopal Church.

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Mary and Mark Goodman

Mary and Mark Goodman enjoying the festivities – and the hand-delivered Crave cupcakes – from home.

Mary Morrison

Past board president Mary Morrison enjoying lunch and the festivities.

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