Welcome Home!

This past weekend was just a joy as Thornwell welcomed home Alumni spanning several decades for the Grand Rally. Children who were raised at Thornwell, those who attended school as day students, and those who only stayed a short time flocked back “home” to gather together. After the Alumni Association Business meeting on Saturday, the [...]

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Thornwell’s 2015 Practitioners of the Year

Each year, Thornwell Home for Children recognizes practitioners who exemplify superior service to children through the Teaching-Family Model. Thornwell is proud to announce the 2015 Practitioners of the Year – Mr. Kerry Goodson and Ms. Brooke Robinette! Kerry Goodson has been a faithful servant to Thornwell’s ministry for many years.  He has served in multiple [...]

Books for Vanuatu

Vanuatu (pronounced “Van-wa-tu”) is an island in the Philippines that was hit by a devastating typhoon in March.  The principal of their school sent out a plea for books (click here to see video of the plea). Thornwell has been collecting books for the school since April.  This week, Thornwell mailed 450 lbs. of books [...]

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Partnering in Richmond Hill

What a wonderful Partner Luncheon in Richmond Hill, GA last week! Thornwell’s Advancement team traveled to the Savannah area along with Elliot Smith (President), Adam Hucks (Family Teacher) and four of our residents: Larry, Bryant, Ty, and Gabe. If you haven’t participated in one of these events yet, be sure we’re headed your way in [...]

Building the Kingdom

We had such a wonderful time welcoming our Board of Visitors onto Thornwell’s campus last week. Based on the theme of 1 Peter 2:4-5, our time together focused on building God’s kingdom here on earth and through Thornwell’s ministry. It is amazing what God’s people can accomplish together and how futures can be changed for [...]