First visionary gathering in city of Euless with First Euless and Restoration Church.
First Homes Identified
The City of Euless selects two homes to pilot a partnership: First Euless agrees to restore a house on Freestone Drive while Restoration Church completes work they began independently on Wilshire Drive.
First 2 ER homes complete
First 2 home renovations completed (First Euless & Restoration Church)
An apartment complex near First Baptist Church of Euless caught fire and one of the residents asked the church for help. After realizing they did not have a good way to assist, Pastor John Meador commissioned Scott Sheppard to research possible solutions.
6 Stones becomes official
First Baptist Church of Euless launches a separate non-profit to support Euless Revitalization and to meet the needs of the community adopting the name “6 Stones” for the broader organization.
City and church partners meet
Over 30 city officials and church partners gather to talk about issues and needs.
First ER blitz
First Euless Revitalization (ER) Blitz with 17 homes renovated.
Westdale Hills partnership
First agreement with a multi-family housing partner. This birthed Community Ministries.
First Operation Back 2 School
Operation Back 2 School launched in partnership with HEB ISD. 1,300 children from 9 schools served in partnership with HEB Family Support Services.
First Night of Wonder
Night of Wonder launched in 9 schools, 600 families served
Intramural Soccer Launched
At the request of administrators in HEB ISD, 6 Stones helps to develop an intramural soccer program to serve Junior High boys in the district. Exact dates and details are uncertain.
Bedford and Hurst cities join
Bedford and Hurst city management recruited, 6 Stones reach expanded by joint 380 Agreements from Euless and each of the new cities. ER becomes CPR.
100th home renovated by CPR
Black & Blue Showdown food drive proposed
Black & Blue Showdown food drive event proposed by HEB student and implemented by 6 Stones.
Community Garden Completed
In cooperation with the City of Bedford a Community Garden was created to increase community involvement and help supply the food pantry with fresh, healthy food. Garden plots began in summer of 2011. Pavilion completed in November 2012.
Night of Wonder replicated in Waxahachie
6 Stones hosts leaders from Waxahachie and give them basic playbooks. Over the next year they create Mission 75165 and replicate Night of Wonder in their community.
CPR celebrates 200th home
CPR celebrates 200th home renovation
Run for Hope
Inaugural “Run for Hope” event launched to engage the community and expand the capacity of Operation Back 2 School.
Operation Back 2 School expands to secondary
Operation Back 2 School expands to provide supplies to Junior High and High School students
Partnership with City of Cleburne
380 agreement signed with the City of Cleburne. Clean up day that fall and first big “blitz” on March 26, 2015
CPR Blitz in Watauga
First CPR Blitz in the City of Watauga.
Night of Wonder serves 3,206
Night of Wonder serves 3,206 children in final year before re-branding as “Night of Hope.”
City of Richland Hills join
6 Stones partners with the City of Richland Hills and puts on the first CPR Blitz.
400th home renovated
400th home renovated by CPR
Night of Hope serves 3,400+
Night of Hope serves 3,400+ students in HEB ISD
Liga HEB Incorporated
The intramural soccer league run in partnership between 6 Stones and HEB ISD is officially re-branded as Liga HEB. It serves over 100 at-risk boys in junior high in 2016.
First CPR Blitz in Haltom City
Haltom City joins Watauga and Richland Hills for the Spring Blitz in the Quad Cities
First Catalyst of Hope Forum
Community Leaders from all over North America gather at 6 Stones to discuss City Transformation. Author Eric Swanson is the Keynote Speaker.
Operation Back 2 School Recipients Total 5,510
Secondary Schools distribute 3,000 supply kits to their students at registration and another 2,510 children and their families pick up Back 2 School packages during a one-day social service fair at 6 Stones.
200th Home in Euless
The City of Euless becomes the first partnering community to reach the 200 home milestone through Community-Powered Revitalization. Total homes restored approaches 600.
Night of Hope Numbers Hit Record High
More local students receive Christmas than ever before as 1,646 families attend a Christmas party on a local elementary school campus and a total of 4,242 children are supported by Night of Hope.
The Coalition Launched
Community Members are empowered to directly support 6 Stones initiatives through small and manageable monthly gifts. To emphasize the collective nature of our work, the new donor team is called “The Coalition.”
SBC Churches Support One-Time CPR Events in Everman and Arlington
135 pastors and leaders from churches all over the country help to restore 5 homes in two new cities: Arlington and Everman.
Operation Back 2 School Serves Record Number of Students
With 3,000 Secondary kits distributed to junior high and high school students at registration and another 2,839 handed out during a one-day social service fair, Operation Back 2 School equips more students than ever in advance of the 2018-2019 HEB ISD school year.
New Black VS Blue Food Drive Records Set
Donations from the 2018 Black vs Blue Food Drive total 102,882 food items as River Trails Elementary collects almost 45 items per student. Trinity High School defeats L.D. Bell in the High School category for the first time, raising 4.39 cans per student.
The City of Grapevine Becomes a CPR Partner
The City of Grapevine, TX finalizes agreements to join a list of city partners served by Community Powered Revitalization. The first Grapevine homes will be restored in the Spring of 2019.
10 Year Anniversary Celebration
A Coalition of churches, business, schools, governments, and other entities come together to celebrate 10 Years of incredible accomplishments in this community. Pastor John Meador is awarded the 2018 Gary McKamie Catalyst of Hope Award.
Jennifer Leney Becomes Executive Director
The 6 Stones Board selects and installs Jennifer Leney as Scott Sheppard's replacement after he steps down as Executive Director to pursue other ministry opportunities.
First Grapevine Homes Restored; 700 Total Restorations
The first Grapevine homes restored by CPR are completed during the Spring Blitz. The total number of homes restored by CPR passes 700.
Cross City First Euless Votes to Sell Campus West
6 Stones and Cross City agree to begin researching capital campaigns and a potential new home for 6 Stones offices, which have been located within Campus West since 2009. Exact details and timelines for the change are not yet clear.
Daily clothing and food assistance through the New Hope Center serves approximately 200 individuals per week.
School-based partnerships are solidified and expanding, currently serving roughly 50% of at-risk in HEB ISD.
The Community Powered Revitalization (CPR) Program continues to improve infrastructure at high rates of Return on Investment in partner cities.