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Give the gift of education

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The Richards Memorial Fund for Education By Gary Fallesen, founding president, Climbing For Christ I shared in a message for my home church, Hope Lutheran in Rochester, NY, about a young woman from a Muslim family whose fundamentalist father did not believe women should go to college. But God gave...

Happy Mother's Day

The moms I know

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The moms I know By Elaine Fallesen, women’s and family ministry, Climbing For Christ I LAUGHED at the “Mama Bear” display of Mother’s Day gifts in the card store. If you’re a mom or know a mom, you know it’s true – like mother bears we are passio...

Happy birthday, C4C!

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Anniversary of praise By Gary Fallesen Founding president, Climbing For Christ There have been innumerable breathtaking God moments experienced in Climbing For Christ’s 11-year HIStory. Conversions, healings, provision, protection – occurrences and recurrences that cause God-bumps. ...

$11 for 11

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By Gary Fallesen Founding president, Climbing For Christ Climbing For Christ celebrates its 11th anniversary this month. C4C was incorporated as a U.S. non-profit in New York State on April 20, 2004. Since then, we have seen more than 2,000 brothers and sisters in Christ join a ministry th...

Climbing For Christ turns 10

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By Gary Fallesen Climbing For Christ Rochester, NY-area Board members (left to right) Elaine Fallesen, Kevin Kimble, Mary Lindsay, Stan Phillips, David Smith and Gary Fallesen gather with family and friends to celebrate C4C's 10th birthday Easter Sunday evening. (Photo by Hayley Fallesen) I...

Lygon Stevens Climb

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6th annual Lygon Stevens Climb “Walk with me awhile, Lord … Let’s walk and talk of things of beauty and things of truth and goodness.” - Lygon Stevens Friday Night Rally, Dinner and Fundraiser High-carb catered dinner (Adults $10, child $6) Door prizes S...

The Legacy of Lygon Stevens

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'The Time to Live Is Now' The Time to Live Is Now: The Legacy of Lygon Stevens is a breathtaking docudrama that shows the experiences of the Stevens family, who lost their daughter and sister, Lygon, to the sudden and unexpected sweep of an avalanche in the Sangre de Cristo (Blood of Christ) Mounta...

Brad Stine in concert

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Delivering laughter to the church UPDATE: Brad Stine performed at a Climbing For Christ fundraiser on Friday, Jan. 4 in Rochester, N.Y. An offering was taken at the end of the event to benefit church building in Nepal. About $2,400 was raised. Brad Stine was busy pursuing his craft. Or what he cal...

Prayer Peak Days 2012

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The 15th annual Prayer Peaks Day is Saturday (always the Saturday before the Fourth of July), June 30, 2012. God gave me this vision of masses of Christians praying specifically from the 54 Colorado Fourteeners. I never would have imagined brothers and sisters in Christ would be joining us fr...

Prayer Peak Days 2011

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Trip Reports Tony Johnston observing Prayer Peaks Day in Australia. Prayer Peaks Day founder Derek Fullerton, one of Climbing For Christ's original board members, celebrated his 14th PPD by climbing Mount Princeton in Colorado's Sawatch Range on Saturday, July 2. He spent 1½ hou...