What We Impact

For nearly two decades Operation Andrew has been expanding a network for churches to minister to our city together.  Today we are impacting in:

 

Faith - LINC: “Leaders In Nashville Connecting” a city-wide experience for Pastors and Clergy.

Business - The Oak Project: Business Mentoring for experienced and young leaders.

Education – United4Hope: Volunteering Partnerships and resources with public schools.

Annual: Downtown Gathering for The National Day of Prayer, and Exalt-The-Word a one-day reading of the entire Word of God.

 

FAITH leaders: LINC

LEADERS IN NASHVILLE CONNECTING is new for Pastors, Clergy, Ministers to see behind-the-scenes of Government, Education, Industry, Communication, Healthcare, Safety and Transportation; build relationships meet with over 75 CITY leaders  

DID YOU KNOW...

  • Nashville’s population now ranks in the top 25 US cities
  • Nashville is in the top 10 marketplaces for jobs and economic opportunity
  • There are 872 churches in Davidson County, and over 1700 in the mid-state region

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BUSINESS mentors: OAK PROJECT

MENTORING THE NEXT GENERATION  OF CHRISTIAN PROFESSIONALS WITH BUSINESS LEADERS IS ENTERING its 4TH year, with 250+ PARTICIPANTS LAUNCHED

DID YOU KNOW...

  • Professionals who are mentored are 130% more likely to hold leadership positions
  • Millennials who have a mentor are 68% more likely to stay with their employer for more than five years, as those who are not mentored

 
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EDUCATION partnerships:

Church/school partnerships are increasing to meet the needs in our city; over 400% growth in the last 3 years; 2019’s goal is 100+ partnerships.

DID YOU KNOW...

  • Metro Nashville Public Schools (MNPS) has over 86,000 students
  • Over 120 different countries are represented
  • MNPS Grades 3-8 reading have increased, ahead of state scores
  • MNPS aims to be fastest improving urban school district in US
  • Only 38% of Metro 3rd Grade students are reading proficient
  • 71% of students are considered economically disadvantaged
  • Over 3,000 students experience homelessness or lack a stable
  • nighttime residence

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Together churches are serving our city through each of these three initiatives:

  LINC = Faith Leaders / OAK PROJECT = Business Mentoring /  United4Hope =  Education Partnerships    

LINC = Faith Leaders / OAK PROJECT = Business Mentoring /  United4Hope =  Education Partnerships

 

The OAG initiatives have literally transformed my service, connected to my congregation and demonstrating love and hope to corners of city I would have never been aware of...