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Impact Report

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“I’m excited about the 507 spiritual conversations we’ve had this year. Getting to know our clients is a high priority and these conversations help us know when and how to dialogue about the Gospel with each client we serve.”
- Steve Stephenson, Executive Director

“The real help we’re providing women and their families through Parenting Education sessions is crucial. As a young parent myself, it’s encouraging to see so many of our clients taking initiative with this privilege and responsibility.”
- Riley Mullins, Director of Development 

“The first ultrasound helps many women embrace the reality of their pregnancy. I’m so thankful God provided the resources we needed to offer 385 women ultrasounds this year at no charge. It’s amazing to be with each client as she sees her child and hears the heartbeat for the first time.”
- Melissa Guzman, Director of Client Services

“I knew that Life Forward would change my life and that as long as I kept coming back, everything was going to be okay.”
- Emani

“They asked how we felt about being pregnant. We could tell they really cared about us.”
- Antwan & Jessica

“They prayed with me and gave me a Bible.”
- “Kristen”

Read the full 2017-18 Impact Report here.

Meet Life Forward's New Director of Development

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Riley Mullins has joined the staff team of Life Forward, Pregnancy Care of Cincinnati as the new Director of Development.

Riley grew up in Wooster, Ohio. He has a degree in Electronic Media from the University of Dayton.  After college, Riley worked with two Gospel-focused ministries. The first was Street Life Ministries where he served the poor and homeless in New York City. For the past four years, he has worked with The Navigators ministry. “It’s been my privilege to invest in students at the University of Kentucky and Miami University by helping them learn to seek and serve God.”

Riley and his wife Angie met on staff while serving together with The Navigators and have been married for two years. They are overwhelmed with joy by their 7-month-old son Leo.

“It is both humbling and exciting to accept the Director of Development position with Life Forward. I look forward to expanding relationships, deepening commitments and inviting people to partner with Life Forward to help women and their families make life-affirming decisions through God’s love.”

Riley can be contacted at rmulllins@lifeforwardcincy.org or 513-487-7777 ext. 2003.

Life Forward Leadership Changes

Farewell

After five years of service as Life Forward’s Executive Director, Jean Masthay will be moving on to serve as the Executive Director of Therapeutic Riding Institute in Springboro, Ohio.

During Jean’s tenure, Life Forward relocated our Clifton Center and Administrative Offices to a new building that provides additional space for expanded services and began plans to add a new location at The Healing Center. Under Jean’s leadership, Life Forward moved to a medical ministry model that includes the 3D/4D ultrasound program and Dr. Robert Arrom volunteering to serve our Medical Director. Life Forward has also been blessed by God’s faithful providence at critical moments of Jean’s time as Executive Director.

“I’m grateful for the spiritual and personal bonds we’ve shared as a staff team. They are passionate about Life Forward’s ministry to help women and their families make life affirming decisions through God’s love.”

We thank Jean for her leadership and ministry with Life Forward and pray for her as she moves on to new opportunities for service in our community.

Jean can be reached at jeanmasthay@gmail.com.

 

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The Life Forward Board of Trustees is pleased to announce that Steve Stephenson will become Life Forward’s next Executive Director on July 1, 2017.

Steve has served Life Forward as the Director of Development since March 2011. He has over eleven years of leadership experience in fundraising and development efforts. During his tenure, he has built new relationships with individuals, churches and corporations.

“I’m grateful for our ministry team and I look forward to continuing to serve our clients together in this new role.”

Steve is a graduate of Bowling Green State University. He is a member of New Life Christian Church in Sharonville, Ohio. Steve and his wife Evonne live in Loveland, Ohio with their three children: Luke, Gemma and Noël.

We welcome Steve to his new role in the ministry of Life Forward and look forward to what God has in store for us in the future as we continue to help women and their families make life-affirming decisions through God’s love.

Steve can be reached at sstephenson@lifeforwardcincy.org.