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Table of Strangers

Table of Strangers is an annual event put on by Global Outreach students and faculty. This event invites TMA families in for a night of fellowship, worship, and food! Families come as strangers to one another but leave as friends and partners in our outreach opportunities.

                                    

Partnering with New Missions

Several members of our National Honor Society packed, inspected, and processed nearly 1,000 boxes filled with toiletries, school supplies, and toys to be distributed in Haiti! This is our sixth year partnering with New Missions, and we are grateful that our students can serve in international missions — right in our back yard!

Loving the Community

At TMA, our Global Outreach class intentionally seeks out opportunities to love the surrounding community. Recently, our Global Outreach Class was inspired by the precious children at Orange County Academy. Whether playing a game of freeze tag, assisting in math class, or laughing around the lunch table — we are truly grateful for the opportunity to create lasting relationships with our “buddies” at OCA.    

Global Outreach

Our Global Outreach class assembled 328 care packages for the homeless community in downtown Orlando. Their goal was to pack 250 bags, but God provided abundantly more through food, water, and toiletry donations from TMA families! Special thanks to our families and friends who generously supported this outreach.   

 

Global Outreach Class
Global Outreach Class

Disaster Relief

With the recent devastation that Hurricane Dorian caused in the Bahamas, it is our desire to partner in providing long term support and care for the Bahamian people as they begin to rebuild and heal.  
 
We have chosen to join with Samaritan's Purse in collecting monetary donations to aid in their ongoing efforts in the Bahamas.  You can read about some of their efforts on their website
 
For the next several months, there will be a few ways for you to give. A donation box will be available at all home athletic and fine arts events. Donations may also be given in either of the Upper or Lower School offices.
 
Thank you for your partnership!  

Empty Bowls

In honor of the Galatians 5:13 “serve” theme, TMA Art students hosted the first “Empty Bowls” dinner where they raised hunger awareness through their art. They made over 150 ceramic bowls and used them to serve a simple meal to TMA families. Families then kept the bowls as a reminder of people in our community in need of food. Partnering with a local food bank, the money raised from this event provided over 3,000 meals to people throughout Central Florida!

Community Service

On November 11, groups of TMA students participated in a day of service to our community. The day included:

  • a car wash, where proceeds benefited hurricane relief

  • visiting and delivering care packages to fire and police stations

  • serving at Orange County Academy

  • volunteering at Choices Women's Clinic

Thank you to all who gave their time and love to serve these organizations.  Your participation through prayer, donations, and/or service were greatly appreciated!