Topic: Boys 2 M.E.N.D. Program Overview

  • Scripture: Scriptures- Malachi 4:6, Jeremiah 31:29, Ezekiel 18:2, Matthew 28:19
  • Speakers: Venshard Dobbins, The Potter’s House; Artrai Scott, The Potter’s House; McArthur Glaze, Rebirth; David Reeves, Mentor Connector; Christie Dobbins, Closing The Gap; Fred Perpall, The Beck Group; Chavez Turner, Turner Strategy Solutions; Cory Hughes, Tax Nation; and Ahmad Goree, U.S. Small Business Administration

Acronym: M.E.N.D.

  • Motivate young boys to succeed
  • Expose them to greatness
  • Navigate the waters of maturity into manhood
  • Disciple young males


  • To help boys discover the principles of manhood
  • Produce young men who exemplify strong character, sound judgment, academic excellence, and positive peer to peer interaction.
  • Develop young boys ages 11-17 by equipping them with the tools necessary to reach their greatest potential; and foster growth within a fun and engaging environment.
  • Institute a determination to reach their full potential
  • Possessing the mind of Jesus Christ in every situation


  • Train and develop boys of integrity
  • Redefine the principles of manhood
  • Mentor and father the fatherless


Beginning August 4, 2020 through November 22, 2020

Multiple Sundays in August - November:

August 4, 9, 16, 23, and 30
September 13, 20, and 27
October 4, 11, 18, and 25
November 1, 8, 15, 22

An Important COVID-19 Update:

In careful consideration of the health and safety precautions set forth by leading health and government authorities, Boys 2 M.E.N.D. will be held virtually on Zoom until further notice.The spiritual and physical well-being of our next generation of leading men is paramount, and we can’t wait to M.E.N.D. online with you until we’re able to meet again in person.


The cost to virtually attend the Boys 2 M.E.N.D. program is free for the first 75 kids to sign up. Once that limit is reached, sign-ups will be closed.



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Program Information
  • To expand the Mentoring model to ages from 6-18
  • Institute field trips and college tours to increase academia
  • Train and develop trade skills for future endeavors or internships
  • Foster an atmosphere of creativity and excitement in reaching goals outside of church
  • Create three programs based upon ages 6-9, 10-13 & 14-17

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  • Faith
  • Character
  • Identity
  • Self-Awareness
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Respect
  • Anger
  • Perception
  • Fitness
  • Communication
  • Honor
  • Family
  • Etiquette
  • Technology
  • Dedication
  • Discipline
  • Desire
  • Determination
  • Destiny

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  • Prayer
  • Worship
  • Topics
  • Discussion
  • Team Activity
  • Learning Tool/Principles
  • Reward
  • Pray and Play

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  • Tying a tie
  • Firm Handshake
  • Business Meeting setup
  • Eye Contact
  • Changing a tire
  • Dress Appearance
  • Writing a Resume
  • Job Readiness
  • Scholarship Traits
  • Police Awareness
  • Shoe Shine expectations
  • Hygiene
  • Hair Appearance

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