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Donor Newsletter March 23

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"See, I am doing anew thing! Now itsprings up; do younot perceive it?I am making a wayin the wildernessand streams in thewasteland." -Isaiah 43:19WaymakerChristmas Program: Glory to God Spiritual Emphasis WeekNew Staff Introductions Student Feature Alumni Spotlight: Dr. Samuel LopezAnnual Giving UpdateJoin the Conquerors for Christ Club Call for Donor Spotlight Prayer RequestsFollow us on socials Cultivating Conquerors NewsletterWaymaker : March 2023 HIGHLIGHTSEducating New York City children to serve and lead by knowing God and understanding His world.

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WaymakerDear Friends of MCA, We pray that this new year, as spring approaches, has brought you a renewed senseof peace, joy and a reminder of the magnitude of God's love for you! In Isaiah 43:19 God says, "See, I am doing a new thing! Now it springs up; do you notperceive it? I am making a way in the wilderness and streams in the wasteland." Themost popular song at MCA's "Audience of One" talent show this fall, was Waymaker.The lyrics echo this truth: God is our Waymaker. Often, we need seasons in thewilderness and wastelands to prepare for the new thing. In Ann Voskamp's book withthe same title she says, “Deserts are not places where God deserts you but a place deserted of noise soyou can hear a word from God. Every wilderness holds God’s tenderness, and thedriest of deserts can be the holy of holies. Deserts aren’t places to fear: Deserts aretrust greenhouses... deserts are not places of despair—deserts are sacred spaces ofdivine dialogue." Over the past 45+ years, the Lord has sustained our ministry through yourgenerosity. He continues "making a way in the wilderness" for Christ-centerededucation in New York City, and we know He will carry us in 2023 as we usher in abrand new season! He is always a faithful Waymaker. Thank you for being patrons of the Gospel through your support of this ministry! Wehope this newsletter will make all of our donors feel like part of the MCAfamily...because you are! In this edition, you'll hear from a current student and an alumnus who have suchpositive things to say about their school. Enjoy! We are praying for you and yourfamily! In Him, MCA Administration

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Christmas ProgramSpiritual Emphasis WeekMCA's Christmas program, Glory to God, was a special evening brought tous by Preschool-8th Grade, directed by our music teacher, Mr. Torres. After Christmas break, we were blessed to have the Coastlands team at MCAleading a Spiritual Emphasis Week (SEW) based in the Psalms for our middle andhigh schoolers, while faculty led SEW for preschool-elementary!

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New StaffDr. Samuel Lopez, Jr.Spotlight “MCA is where I received theacademic and characterinstruction that would makeall the difference in my life.”Dr. Samuel Lopez, Jr. is anAssociate Professor of Business atTrinity Baptist College inJacksonville, FL, and received hisDoctorate from the University ofFlorida with a dual focus inFinance & Management.Introducing our new middle school and highschool Bible teacher, Pastor Joey Gonzalez andPE coach and Tech teacher, Coach DarrylMatthis! We’re so thankful they’re a part ofthe MCA family! Coach Matthis Pastor GonzalezSTUDENT FEATURE-David Mendez, 10th Grade"2023 has started and there are numerousblessings that the Lord has given to all of us!For example, another day to live... anotherday seeing family and friends...and anotherday to glorify Him. God has worked in my life tremendouslythis last year. The fact that He has kept mealive is one of those ways. Through my four-year old brother, the Lord has taught me alot this year, too. He has shown me how tobe patient, caring, empathetic and loving. God has many more things in store for youand me. Let God take control and He willwork in your life."

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Giving UpdateJOIN THE CONQUERORS CLUB Join MCA's monthlygiving club bysigning up to give a monthly gift! Details on next page...Our annual fund campaign link is now live!Thank you for helping us raise $139,939 of our $500,000 goal alreadythis school year!

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Prayer RequestsSpiritual growth (students, staff, families)FellowshipSchool cultureHigh school programK-12 spaceFinancesChapelsDonor baseAthletics @MCANYC_@MCANYC_@MCANYC_Check out all of the reasons why we love MCA: