Longstreet Education and Career Outreach
LECO

The mission of LECO is to equip participants with tools to assist them with becoming positive productive contributors to the community and beyond.

Focus Scripture  

God is not unjust; He will not forget you and the love you have shown Him as you have helped His people and continue to help Him. Therefore, as we have opportunity, let us do good to all people, especially to those who belong to the family of believers. 

(Hebrews 6:10, Galatians 6:9 NIV).

 

 

Why was LECO established ?

Longstreet Church is in the heart of the transforming  Whitehaven Community. To assist individuals in the community with job placement  and secondary school pursuit, Longstreet Church applied for a grant. As a result, Longstreet Church received a “Churches Reaching Neighbors Grant” from the Memphis Conference of the United Methodist Church to assist the community with computer necessities and life skills training for middle schoolers, high schoolers, and adults to help individuals apply and prepare for the workforce and secondary education.  

 

The following skills are taught at LECO during scheduled appointments and workshops

Job Training

Job Interview Techniques

Resume Building

Appropriate Attire

Online Job Application Support

Pre - College Assistance

FAFSA Completion Assistance

Career Selection Assistance

Online College Application Support

Volunteer Hours Program

Study Techniques

Lecture Note Taking

Time Management Training

Goal Setting

Life Skills

Parenting

Anger Management

Connecting Scripture to Life Experiences

Nutrition

Finance

Independence Vs. Dependence

Etiquette

 

Summer School Literacy Enrichment

Rising 1st through 6th grade students can apply for Project Transformation, which is an 8 week summer reading program. Please check the homepage for further information about Project Transformation.

 

 

Please use the contact page for inquiries.

Scheduled workshop times and dates will be posted on website and flyer will be attached.

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