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AG Center for the Blind
1445 N Boonville Ave
Springfield, MO 65802
Email: Blind@ag.org
Phone: 417-831-1964
Fax: 417-863-7276

 

 

NOT BY SIGHT (2Cor 5:7)

Call to Prayer

Fast your vision – Pray for the Blind

October 15 is the national “White Cane Safety Day.” In honor of that day, the staff of the Center for the Blind is calling people to “fast” their vision for a period of 1, 2, 3, or 4 hours in the month of October and then pray for the Blind and severely vision impaired and for those who minister to them.

To make it simple, just purchase a sleep mask from your favorite drugstore or make your own blindfold and wear it for at least an hour doing a normal life activity. Think of how different your life would be if you lost your vision. Then begin to pray for the needs of those who cannot read standard print because of a vision impairment.

Pastors, please invite your church to participate. Sleep masks are very inexpensive when purchased in bulk on the internet!

Click here for more information.


WHAT IS BLINDNESS?

Please watch this brief video and pass it on to your friends.

Video - Blindness Explained

 

Making the Cross Accessible

According to current estimates, 1 out of every 47 people in the United States has low enough vision (10% or less of perfect vision) to qualify as “legally blind.” That is just over 2% of the U.S. population. The mission of the CftB is to make the cross accessible to almost 6.5 million people. The goal of the CftB is that each one will have the opportunity to experience:

Freedom in Salvation - Joy in Belonging

Fulfillment in Living - Honor in Serving

Please look over this web presentation to see if the services of the CftB can benefit you or someone you know. Please also check out the opportunities to become part of the CftB team of volunteers.

Visit the CftB YouTube Channel

For more information please call 417.831.1964 or email blind@ag.org.

Paul Weingartner


Paul Weingartner, Director
AG Center for the Blind

A Word From His Word

 Each time he said, “My grace is all you need. My power works best in weakness.” So now I am glad to boast about my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ can work through me. [2 Corinthians 12:9] [NLT]

"Making the Cross Accessible"

This slogan reflects our firm belief that blindness and visual impairment should not hinder a person's relationship with the Lord Jesus Christ. Our primary objective is to see the Blind and Visually Impaired come to know Christ and grow in His knowledge and grace. We are a General Council of the Assemblies of God US Missions ministry. Please give us the honor of serving you or someone you know. Comments and suggestions are always welcome.

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