Friday, October 13, 2017

Window to the Womb

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Thursday, June 22, 2017

Pray for and help the Development Director Fund

Join with us as we seek a Development Director for Gateway

Development Director Project Funding…

Based on the need for Gateway to sustain its current impact, and expand its outreach to Irvington, Elizabeth, and surrounding NJ areas, we have a vital need for a Development Director.

The Gateway Board, of which I am a member, believes this new staff position is imperative to the mission of Gateway. The mission of Gateway is to not only provide help and direction to the women in crisis pregnancy, but to provide them with the knowledge of God’s eternal plan for their lives.

God cares about the women we see in Irvington and Elizabeth.  We share Christ with each of the 1,600 plus women, and over 150 men we see each year, and that number keeps rising.  Gateway isn’t just a “good work” – it’s the work of ambassadors instructed by God, to reach out with the Truth that changes hearts.  That’s the message.  That’s the reason why we are still on this planet. 

Our mission motto is ‘You may be prolife, but do you have eternal life?’

In the past 32 years of ministry, Gateway has performed over 950 sonograms, trained over 675 volunteers, made more than 375 church presentations, and given out about eight tons of baby items.  We have also seen hundreds of boyfriends or husbands, and have spoken to over 32,000 about abstinence, marriage, the sanctity of life, and urging of trusting the finished work of Christ.

The Gateway Board believes that this new staff position of Development Director, will free up our Executive Director, Rev. Dean Gavaris to better utilize his role, in expansion of the education and promotion of the biblical aspect of the sanctity of life, and the perils of abortion.

The Development Director (Director of Advancement) would be responsible for activities oriented towards donor relations, event organizations, fundraising planning and implementation.  Position could also include public relations efforts, newsletters, marketing, etc.  Creating this foundation of relationship is not just necessary, but vital.

The position of the Development Director would require a $40,000.00 addition to Gateway’s current annual budget.  The proposed salary for this position would be renewable each year, solely for this position.

Proposal for Development Director Project…

Raise $40,000.00 annual salary for proposed Development Director Project, for one to five years.  Will proceed with step #2 after funding for at least one full year is completed.

  1. Hire a qualified candidate for the position of Development Director (Director of Advancement).
  2. Development Director will fully assume the role of donor relations, public relations, fundraising planning and implementation, marketing, etc.  All for the purpose of expanding Gateway’s Pro Life community outreach.
Where can you be involved?
  1. Commit to funding of the aforementioned proposal in one of the amounts below, for the period of one to five years.
Amount: $40K___           $30K___             $20K___             $10K___              $Other________ 

# of Years: 5yrs.___        4yrs.___             3yrs.___             2yrs.___              1yr.___ 

On behalf of the Gateway Board, we thank you for your consideration of this project need. 
Yours Sincerely,

David A. West
Board Member
Gateway Pregnancy Center

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

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Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Please pray for the following:

1. The family of Paul Borges, killed on Saturday in a motorcycle accident right down the block from our apartment. {See the story below or go to:}

2. Tim Redeker, going through cancer treatment. Tim is Jill's dad (scroll down to see prayer for Jill last year)

3.  Jackie West, recovering from serious back surgery. Jackie is Gateway's Elizabeth client services director.

4.  Paul Drabin, recovering from knee replacement.

5.  Barry Greifer, with an advanced brain tumor.

6.  Future planning for the Gateway ministry
February 27, 2017

Please pray for family of Paul Borges, killed on Saturday in a motorcycle accident right down the block from our apartment. He leaves behind a wife and two small children.

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Saturday February 25, 2016: UNION -- No charges have been filed in Saturday's fatal motorcycle crash that killed a 37-year-old township man. Authorities said Paul Borges was fatally injured when his 2014 Yamaha motorcycle collided with a Lincoln MKZ on Chestnut Street near Fairway Drive about 5:45 p.m.

The driver of the car, also of Union, was traveling north on Chestnut Street when he turned left on to Fairway Drive, police said.

Borges was traveling south on Chestnut Street and collided with the car as the Lincoln made the turn, authorities said.

Borges suffered numerous injuries and was taken to Beth Israel Hospital in Newark where he was later pronounced dead, police said. They said investigators do not suspect that drugs and alcohol were a factor in the accident.

UNION, NJ - McCracken Funeral Home has posted the following obituary for Union resident Paulo A. Borges, who passed away in an accident on February 25.

Paulo emigrated from Lisbon, Portugal in 1982 and settled in Newark with his family. He moved to Union in 1999 where he met the love of his life, Maria Borges (nee Dimitrakis). They married on May 21, 2006 and have two beautiful girls, Ariana, 10, and Sophia, 16 months, who Paulo adored. Paulo is survived by his parents, Francisco and Isabel.

Paulo is the beloved brother of Dave and Andre Borges, and cherished brother-in-law to Jennifer Borges, and Theonikki and Michael Cocca. Paulo was the devoted uncle to Angelina, Aryanna, Anthony, Georgio and Valentina.

 Paulo was a dedicated husband and father, who worked three jobs to support his family, and an avid motorcycle enthusiast with a passion for life.

In Lieu of flowers please make a donation to GoFundMe account set up in Paulo's name to assist with Ariana and Sophia's college fund:

A visitation will take place at McCracken Funeral Home, 1500 Morris Ave., Union on Thursday, March 2 from 4-9pm.

A Funeral Mass will take place at Our Lady of Fatima, 403 Spring St., Elizabeth on Friday, March 3 at 10am. A Vigil will be held on Saturday, March 4, at Chestnut St and Fairway Drive in Union at 5:30pm.