Programs

Medical Release Form

Every 6th-12th grade student must have a current (July 2015-July 2016) Medical Release Form on file with Dawson Student Ministry to attend any/all DSM sponsored events off campus.Read More

Dawsonaires

Do you love to sing and meet new people? If so, Dawsonaires is the group for you. This senior adult choir sings at various venues, including a wide-range of retirement centers. They also take a…Read More

Grilled Pork Skewers with Blueberry Barbecue Sauce

Ingredients: 2 lb. pork tenderloin 2 tsp. chili powder 4 cloves garlic, minced 4 cups fresh blueberries 1/3 cup molasses 1/3 cup cider vinegar 2 jalapenos, seeded and minced 1/4…Read More

Men's Fall Basketball League

Men's Fall Basketball League is coming up! First games are on August 16 & 18. Cost is $450. Registration opens online on Monday, July 25 at 9:00am. To register for the Tuesday…Read More

Day School Registration School Year 2016-2017

Tuition and Classes 18 months ( 18 months on or before September 1, 2016) Tuesday/Thursday $180 per month Twos ( 2 years old on or before September 1, 2016) Tuesday/Thursday $180 per…Read More

Heart Attack Warning Signs

Some heart attacks are sudden and intense, but most of them start slowly, with mild pain or discomfort. Here are signs that can mean a heart attack is happening: Chest discomfort - Most…Read More

Encounter After School Program

Encounter is Dawson's after school program for Homewood Middle School students. Encounter starts at 3:00 p.m. every school day and ends at 6:00 p.m. The program is held in the Family Recreation…Read More

Welcome To Journey!

Please watch our pre-service countdown video.Read More

7th Grade Curriculum - 2016

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9th Grade Curriculum

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Go Love Tell Prayer Meeting

Each Tuesday at 7:00 a.m. in Social Hall, a prayer meeting is held to specifically lift the requests for the Go Love Tell projects and needs. During these 30 minutes, we will: read one…Read More

Monthly Prayer Calendar

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"Made For This" Women's Retreat

Ladies (18 years old and above) are invited to join the women of Dawson for a time of worship, learning and fellowship! We'll gather at Camp Dawson on Friday, August 26 and Saturday, August 27…Read More

Feb. 24 Go Love Tell Prayer Video

Randy Poe, our Go Love Tell Missions Associate, shares updates and prayer requests for Go Love Tell projects.Read More

Dye Groups

>What are Dye Groups? Dye Groups are adult-led HIGH SCHOOL small groups that meet on Wednesday nights in homes around Birmingham. Each Dye Group group will have 2 student Apprentices (11th &…Read More

July 2016 Menus

Menus apply to both LUNCH & DINNER. July 6 - Enjoy this day with your family and friends! There will be no lunch or dinner. July 13 - Fresh Vegetable Plate - come enjoy some of…Read More

Roasted Salmon with Herbs and Yogurt

Ingredients: 2.5 lbs wild salmon fillet salt and black pepper 1 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil 2 tsp. dried oregano, crushed 1 lemon 1 cup plain Greek yogurt (not fat free) 1/2…Read More

March Irish Stew

Irish Stew by Eatingwell.com 2 lbs boneless leg of lamb, trimmed and cut into 1-inch pieces 1 3/4 lbs white potatoes, diced 3 large leeks, white part only, halved and thinly sliced …Read More

March 16 Go Love Tell Prayer Video

Ben Hale, our Evangelism and Missions Pastor, and Randy Poe, our Go Love Tell Missions Associate, share updates and prayer requests for Go Love Tell projects.Read More

March 23 Go Love Tell Prayer Video

Ben Hale, our Evangelism and Missions Pastor, and Randy Poe, our Go Love Tell Missions Associate, share updates and prayer requests for Go Love Tell projects.Read More

July Memory Verse

So then, just as you received Christ Jesus as Lord, continue to live in him, rooted and built up in him, strengthened in the faith as you were taught, and overflowing with thankfulness. …Read More

Second/HALF HIGHLIGHTS

Newsletter for Adults 55+Read More

Dawson Pastor Search Website

For the latest information on the search process for the next Pastor, please visit http://www.dawsonpastorsearch.comRead More

2016 Blood Drive

Did you know that every two seconds someone in the U.S. needs a blood transfusion? Would you consider giving a few minutes of your time to save a life? Dawson will host a Blood Drive on Sunday, May…Read More

April Three-Herb Chicken and Mushrooms

Ingredients: 8 chicken thighs, skin on 1/4 tsp. kosher salt 1/8 tsp. back pepper 2 Tbsp. snipped fresh rosemary 2 Tbsp. snipped fresh thyme 1 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil 8 oz.…Read More

Go Love Tell - 1st Year Anniversary

The First Year at a glance- Birmingham: 18 volunteers served in Birmingham Reads. 2 certified Reading Instructors were provided for Washington School. Discovery Bible Club…Read More

Tiny Tomato Pie

Ingredients: 1 14.1-oz. pkg. rolled refrigerated unbaked piecrust (2 crusts) 4 oz. feta cheese, crumbled 2/3 cup finely shredded Parmesan cheese 1/4 cup mayonnaise 1 egg,…Read More

Caregiver's Support Group

You are invited to participate in this group of caregivers whose goal is to offer support and encouragement to one another and to ease the strain and reduce the challenges of caregiving. The group…Read More

Sanctuary Choir Grace Notes

Read the latest Sanctuary Choir news.Read More

The Fenton Five

The Fenton Five June 30, 2016 5. Since I announced in April that I am retiring on August 28, several people have visited with me both about the church’s transition and my transition.…Read More

February 2016 - Black Bean and Salsa Soup

2 (15 oz) cans low sodium black beans, drained 1.5 cups vegetable broth 1 cup chunky salsa 1 teaspoon ground cumin 4 tablespoons sour cream 2 tablespoons thinly sliced green…Read More

Kids Connection Video

What is Kids Connection, what do we do and how can you help? Please watch this short video for more information.Read More

Hearts & Hands Brochure

The Mission of the Hearts & Hands ministry is to provide a safe and supportive environment for children who have special needs to learn about the love of God, in order to equip both children…Read More

Access The Dawson Library Online

The Dawson Library website is for your convenience to browse the catalog, renew your books, reserve items, view your account and check-out history, and even create watch lists. Take advantage…Read More

Feb. 18 Go Love Tell Prayer Video

Randy Poe, our Go Love Tell Missions Associate, shares updates and prayer requests for Go Love Tell projects.Read More

Summer Unit 1: I Can Do What is Right

"Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding" Proberbs 3:5 In order to continue conversation at home about praising God and learning our unit Bible…Read More

January 2016 - Crockpot Salsa Chicken

4 frozen or fresh chicken breast 1 packet taco seasoning 1 jar salsa 1 can black beans 1 can red kidney beans 1 can corn Place 4 chicken breasts in crockpot. Pour…Read More

Calendar of Upcoming Events

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Kids Connection Donation Information

What can be donated? Kids Connection needs gently used items for children from birth through age 16, such as: Clothes, coats, shoes, socks, hats and gloves School uniforms …Read More

TOGETHER FOR LIFE Register Now for the FALL 2016 Course

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN FOR THE FALL 2016 COURSE! Sundays, August 28 - November 13, 2016 @ 9:40 a.m. TOGETHER FOR LIFE is a 12-week traditional Christian marriage course that teaches…Read More

Intake Form

All children who are a part of the Hearts & Hands Ministry must have an intake form on file. If you would like your child to participate in this ministry please fill out the downloadable form…Read More

Print Resources

These are books and articles that focus on prayer. Many of them are available for checkout from the Dawson Library. Anything: The Prayer That Unlocked My God and my Soul - Jennie Allen …Read More

Feb. 11 Go Love Tell Prayer Video

Dr. Fenton shares prayer requests for Go Love Tell projects.Read More

Summer Unit 2: I Can Share God's Love

"Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding." Proverbs 3:5 In order to continue conversation at home about praising God and learning our unit Bible…Read More

The Fenton Five

The Fenton Five May 20, 2016 5. Millennials now out number Baby Boomers. Big deal? or Big Deal! I chose the exclamation mark option. This interesting, numerical fact is influencing our…Read More

Dawson Pastor Search

As empowered by the Church Bylaws, the Nominating Team will recommend seven individuals to serve on the Senior Pastor Search Team and present this list of the seven individuals to the Deacons for…Read More

Ballet

Just as great works of art or beautiful music can turn our thoughts toward God, the creative expression of dance can also bring glory to Him. Ballet is a particularly beautiful form of dance that…Read More

Jan. 27 Go Love Tell Prayer Video

Dr. Fenton shares prayer requests for Go Love Tell projects.Read More

dawson kids release form

because we strive to provide the safest enviornment for children to be confident in Christ, we need a release form on file for each child. this form is good for the 2015 year and is required for a…Read More

IPod Ministry

A new and unique opportunity will begin within the Health and Wellness Ministry starting January 2015. Music has the ability to affect us in special ways. The reaction of individuals with memory…Read More

Online Resources

The following links are to online resources on prayer. While we consider these appropriate resources, please be aware that you are leaving the Dawson website to access them. All information should…Read More

December Recipe - Warm Apple-Pear Crumble

INGREDIENTS cooking spray or oil mister Filling 2 1/2 cups peeled, sliced pears 2 1/2 cups peeled, sliced Gala apples 1/4 cup honey 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice 1 tablespoon…Read More

Follow dawson kids on social media

Follow dawosn kids on Facebook. Follow dawson kids on Twitter. Follow dawson kids on Instagram.Read More

Spring Unit 4: I Thank God for Loving Me

"Whatever you do, whether in word or deed, do it all in the name of the Lord Jesus." Colossians 3:17 In order to continue conversation at home about praising God and learning our…Read More

The Fenton Five

The Fenton Five April 29, 2016 5. The rejection of the establishment, or maybe just the avoiding of it, is more than a 2016 political phenomenon. It is a cultural shift that impacts…Read More

Homebound Ministry

Minister to those who can no longer attend services at the church. A member of the ministry team visits in the home once a month and carries literature from the church. At Christmas each…Read More

November Recipe - Seasoned Sweet Potato Wedges

INGREDIENTS cooking spray 4 medium sweet potatoes (1 3/4 pounds) 4 teaspoons olive oil 1 teaspoon garlic powder 3/4 teaspoon sweet paprika 3/4 teaspoon dried rosemary Kosher salt …Read More

Spring Unit 3: Jesus is Alive and Loves Me

"If you confess with your mouth, 'Jesus is Lord' and believe in your heart God raised Him from the dead, you will be saved." Romans 10:9 In order to continue conversation at…Read More

Feb. 3 Go Love Tell Prayer Video

Dr. Fenton shares prayer requests for Go Love Tell projects.Read More

Good Friday Fenton Five

Observations And Insights On Being Faithful March 25, 2016 5. The Christian virtue that is to be practiced on Good Friday is repentance. We generally pay “lip service” to…Read More

Strength and Balance Exercise Class for Seniors

You are invited to an "easy" exercise class in a comfortable group setting. The goal of the class is to participate in exercises that will help improve strength, flexibility, and balance.…Read More

Gymnastics

Dawson Gymnastics The Recreation Ministry of Dawson Memorial Baptist Church has partnered with Christian Gymnastics and Cheerleading Academy to offer gymnastics classes for children ages two…Read More

Jan. 20 Go Love Tell Prayer Video

Dr. Fenton shares prayer requests for Go Love Tell projects.Read More

Strings of Praise share "Pat-a-Pan" at a recent Christmas recital.

Strings of Praise share "Pat-a-Pan" at a recent Christmas recital.Read More

October Recipe - Butternut Squash Risotto

INGREDIENTS 1 butternut squash, about 1 to 1 1/2 pounds 1 teaspoon tamari 5 cups vegetable broth 4 tablespoons (1/2 stick) butter, divided 1/2 medium onion, chopped 1 shallot, chopped …Read More

The Fenton Five

Observations And Insights On Being Faithful February 1, 2016 5. Best quote I read this week: “We honor and celebrate our complexity and our simplicity by continually doing five…Read More

Jan. 5 Go Love Tell Prayer Video

Dr. Fenton shares prayer requests for Go Love Tell projects.Read More

A McMichael arrangement of "Infant Holy, Infant Lowly" with Strings of Praise.

A McMichael arrangement of "Infant Holy, Infant Lowly" with Strings of Praise.Read More

More Family Fun Ways to Experience & Share God's Love at Easter

RESURRECTION EGGS: Use a copy of Dawson Preschool Ministry's Resurrection Egg Family Devotion Booklet to create your own simple set of resurrection eggs. Children can open one egg at each…Read More

September Recipe - Caliente Bean and Queso Dip

INGREDIENTS Cooking spray or oil mister *1 (15-ounce) can fat-free refried beans *1 tablespoon taco seasoning 1 1/4 cups jarred medium salsa 1 (4-ounce) can diced green chiles 1 1/2…Read More

The Fenton Five

The Fenton Five: Character Lessons From Super Bowl 50 February 12, 2016 5. Don’t judge character on body language. Some folks assumed they knew what Eli Manning was thinking by…Read More

Blood Drive

The Health and Wellness Ministry sponsors two Blood Drives on campus each year. Also, a voluntary donor registry has been developed. The registry is helpful when there is a need for a specific…Read More

Dec. 9 Go Love Tell Prayer Video

Dr. Fenton shares prayer requests for Go Love Tell projects.Read More

5 Steps to Protect Your Health

1. Cover your nose and mouth with a tissue when you cough or sneeze. Throw the tissue in the trash after you use it. 2. Wash your hands often with soap and water, especially after you …Read More

Christmas Recital, Strings of Praise

Strings of Praise play Anderson's "Sleigh Ride."Read More

Guest Form

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August Recipe - Curried Chicken Salad

INGREDIENTS 2 teaspoons olive oil 1/4 cup chopped onion *1/2 tablespoon curry powder 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1/2 inch cubes 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt freshly…Read More

Fenton's Friday Five

Observations And Insights On Being Faithful Friday, October 23, 2015 5. Christian character is revealed when you recognize that it is more important to bless people than to impress people. …Read More

Spring Unit 2 - I Learn From Jesus

"We love because He first loved us." 1 John 4:19 In order to continue conversation at home about praising God and learning our unit Bible verse, these resources are provided for your…Read More

Blood Pressure Checkpoint

You may get your blood pressure checked in the church foyer each Sunday 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., Wednesdays 4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m., and during the weekdays in the Health and Wellness office located…Read More

Spring Unit 1 - Jesus Helps Me

"Great is our Lord and mighty in power." Psalm 147:5 In order to continue conversation at home about praising God and learning our unit Bible verse, these resources are provided for…Read More

Mrs. Tracy Hanrahan's Voice Student

"Away in a Manger," arr. Wright, by one of Mrs. Tracy Hanrahan's voice students at one of our DMA Christmas recitals.Read More

Fenton's Friday Five

Observations And Insights On Being Faithful Friday, September 25, 2015 5. Recently, the character of some of the plethora of presidential candidates has been under scrutiny. The…Read More

August Recipe - Watermelon and Strawberry Salad with Chile Vinaigrette

INGREDIENTS 2 tablespoons finely chopped red onion 2 tablespoons lime juice Salt to taste 1 Thai or serrano chile peppers, finely chopped 2 tablespoons chopped cilantro 1/4 cup…Read More

Dec. 2 Go Love Tell Prayer Video

Dr. Fenton shares prayer requests for Go Love Tell projects.Read More

Valet Parking

Senior Adult valet parking is offered each Sunday morning. This service is available from 7:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. The valet parking station is under the crosswalk behind the Sanctuary building.…Read More

Alabama Interfaith Coalition on Aging (AICA)

AICA is a voluntary organization dedicated to creating linkages between health, community and service providers and the religious community concerning issues facing older adults. The…Read More

Chapel Choir (Grades 9-12)

Rehearsals: Sundays at 5:00 p.m. in the Choir Room The Chapel Choir is one of Dawson’s greatest treasures. Literally thousands of high school students have participated in the…Read More

Angel Torres, DMA Percussion Instructor

Angel Torres, DMA percussion instructor, shares an awesome arrangement of the Drummer Boy (El Tamborilero), arr. Torres, at one of our DMA Christmas recitals.Read More

Fenton's Friday Five

Observations And Insights On Being Faithful Friday, September 11, 2015 5. Best quote I heard this week: “God does not want puppets, He wants people” (from an online lecture by…Read More

July Recipe - Raspberry, Avocado, and Mango Salad

INGREDIENTS 1 1/2 cups fresh raspberries, divided 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil 1/4 cup red-wine vinegar 1 small clove garlic, coarsely chopped 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt 1/8 teaspoon…Read More

Nov. 24 Go Love Tell Prayer Video

Dr. Fenton shares prayer requests for Go Love Tell projects.Read More

Spring Unit 5: I Can Tell Others About Jesus

"I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me." Philippians 4:13 In order to continue conversation at home about praising God and learning our unit Bible verse, these…Read More

Adult Special Education Ministry

Dawson has a ministry for Special Education Adults that includes a Bible Study, Worship time, and a Choir. Social events are scheduled for them throughout the year. Limited transportation is…Read More

Mrs. Molly Sutton's Piano Student

One of Mrs. Molly Sutton's piano students shares a Faber arrangement of "Jingle Bells."Read More

Fall 2015 Unit 4 - I Thank God for Jesus

"A Savior has been born to you; He is Christ the Lord." Luke 2:11 In order to continue conversation at home about praising God and learning our unit Bible verse, these resources are…Read More

Fenton's Friday Five

Observations And Insights On Being Faithful Friday, August 14, 2015 Fenton’s Friday Five is back after a break for the summer. 5. The most intriguing sports story of the week…Read More

June Recipe - Greek Chickpea Salad

INGREDIENTS 2 garlic cloves 1 tablespoon olive oil 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt *2 cups canned chickpeas, rinsed and drained 1/4 cup chopped red onion 1…Read More

Nov. 19 Go Love Tell Prayer Video

Dr. Fenton shares prayer requests for Go Love Tell projects.Read More

Receive A Printed Copy Of The Together In The Mail

Please click here to continue to receive the printed version of the Together each week by mail. Thank you for reading the Together!Read More

Vaccines

Each October, Dawson will host Vaccine Clinics for both Influenza and Pneumonia vaccines. Check the webpage for times and dates.Read More

Mrs. Laura Hughes' Piano Instructor

One of Mrs. Laura Hughes' piano students performs a Mier arrangement of "We Three Kings" at a recent DMA Christmas party.Read More

June Chinese Cooking Class Recipe - Hot and Sour Soup with Tofu

INGREDIENTS 1 (14-ounce) package firm water-packed tofu, drained 1 3/4 cups water, divided 1 (1/2-ounce) package dried sliced shiitake mushroom caps 4 cups fat-free, less-sodium chicken…Read More

Fenton's Friday Five

Observations And Insights On Being Faithful Friday, May 29, 2015 A recent Pew Research Center report has caused handwringing in the cultural Christianity crowd and handclapping by the…Read More

Go Love Tell Tanzania

Watch this video for a brief explanation of Dawson's Go Love Tell Tanzania commitment.Read More

Yellow Dot Program

The “Yellow Dot” program is a cooperative effort between local police officers, sheriff’s deputies, state troopers, emergency medical services, local fire departments, and senior…Read More

Strings of Praise Ensemble

Strings of Praise Ensemble, advanced violin students of Layla Humphries, perform Monti's "Csardas."Read More

Fenton's Friday Five

Observations And Insights On Being Faithful Friday, April 24, 2015 5. There are character issues that you will never understand until you are committed to doing what is right. 4. People…Read More

June Chinese Cooking Class Recipe - Shrimp Fried Rice

INGREDIENTS 1 cup broccoli florets 7 teaspoons canola oil, divided 1 medium red bell pepper, cut into thin strips 1 medium yellow bell pepper, cut into thin strips 1 cup sugar snap peas,…Read More

Oct. 2 Go Love Tell Prayer Video

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Fenton's Friday Five

Observations And Insights On Being Faithful Friday, March 6, 2015 5. Strong spiritual character is intentionally developed. 4. Much is being said about evil these days, but we almost…Read More

June Chinese Cooking Class Recipe - Low Carb Avocado Chicken Salad Lettuce Wrap

INGREDIENTS 1 pound chicken breast 1 avocado - seeded and diced 6 lettuce leaves 3 eggs 1 tomato - seeded and diced 1/2 cup salad dressing or mayo 2 tbsp. mustard 1 Fresh black…Read More

Oct. 14 Go Love Tell Prayer Video

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Winter Studies Booklet 2016

This booklet contains information on all our Bible Studies offered for the Spring semester of 2016.Read More

Piano Duets

Students of Laura Hughes performed piano duets in a November 2012 recital, Dinner and Duets. Two Guitars, Traditional Russian Melody performed by Blakely Ellison and Laura Hughes.Read More

Fenton's Friday Five

Observations And Insights On Being Faithful Friday, February 6, 2015 5. There is a major difference between solitude and isolation. Solitude is the distance we put between us and others in…Read More

June Recipe - Greek Yogurt, Chocolate, Walnut, And Wild Blueberry Parfaits

INGREDIENTS 1/2 cup fresh or frozen blueberries, thawed 2 cups nonfat Greek-style yogurt 2 1/2 tablespoons mini dark-chocolate chips 1/2 cup oat granola Chopped walnuts DIRECTIONS …Read More

Oct. 19 Go Love Tell Prayer Video

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Fenton's Friday Five

Observations And Insights On Being Faithful Friday, January 9, 2015 5. The ability to connect with people is more significant than the ability to make a good impression. 4.…Read More

DMA Christmas Group

Students of DMA shared Christmas music with five different retirement and nursing homes in our community during December 2012. Here is a short soundclip of a group class with violin students of…Read More

May Mexican Cooking Class Recipe - Citrus Salsa

INGREDIENTS 3 navel oranges 2 limes 1 teaspoon chopped fresh cilantro 1 teaspoon seeded and minced serrano chile 2 teaspoons seasoned rice vinegar 2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil …Read More

Oct. 30 Go Love Tell Prayer Video

Dr. Fenton gives an update on the Go Love Tell projects in Northeast Africa.Read More

Strings of Praise, violin students of Layla Humphries, perform Don Besig and Nancy Price's "My Song of Praise."

Strings of Praise, violin students of Layla Humphries, perform Don Besig and Nancy Price's "My Song of Praise."Read More

Fenton's Friday Five

Observations And Insights On Being Faithful Friday, December 12, 2014 As Christians, every dimension of our lives is to be experienced through the filter, or governance, of the Lordship of…Read More

May Mexican Cooking Class Recipe - Baja Fish Tacos

INGREDIENTS Cooking spray 3/4 pound mahi mahi or other firm white fish fillets 2 teaspoons fajita seasoning 2 cups pre-sliced green cabbage (about 6 ounces) 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice …Read More

Thanksgiving Family Faith Talk

God is so good to us! He gives us countless blessings each day, many that we take for granted. November presents a perfect opportunity to practice an attitude of gratitude and to say thank you to…Read More

Nov. 2 Go Love Tell Prayer Video

Dr. Fenton shares prayer requests for Go Love Tell.Read More

Fall 2015 Unit 3 - I Can Help Others

"Serve one another in love." Galatians 5:13 In order to continue conversation at home about praising God and learning our unit Bible verse, these resources are provided for your…Read More

Fenton's Friday Five

Observations And Insights On Being Faithful Friday, September 26, 2014 5. Greed is both the desire for more and being satisfied with what you have without gratitude. 4. Listening is the…Read More

May Mexican Cooking Class Recipe - Sweet Potato And Spinach Quesadilla

INGREDIENTS 2 medium sweet potatoes (1 pound total) 1 cup red-wine vinegar 1/2 cup sugar 4 black peppercorns 1 large red onion, sliced 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt 1/4 teaspoon freshly…Read More

Nov. 11 Go Love Tell Prayer Video

Dr. Fenton shares prayer requests for Go Love Tell projects.Read More

Student Specialty Groups

Chapel Ensemble: Auditioned group for students in grades 10-12. Chapel ensemble rehearses Sundays at 4:00 p.m. …Read More

May Recipe - Grilled Watermelon, Mint, and Feta Salad

INGREDIENTS 1 small watermelon (about 6 pounds), cut into 1-inch-thick rounds (lay melon on its side, and cut through rind and flesh with a sharp knife) 1/2 cup small mint leaves, torn 2…Read More

Fenton's Friday Five

Observations And Insights On Being Faithful Friday, August 29, 2014 5. Spiritual cynicism is distrusting anything you cannot fully understand. 4. “Six days you shall labor”…Read More

Fall 2015 Unit 2 - I Will Obey God

"Teach me Your way, oh Lord, and I will walk in Your truth." Psalm 86:11 In order to continue conversation at home about praising God and learning our unit Bible verse, these…Read More

Go Love Tell SE Asia Video

Watch this video for a brief explanation of Dawson's Go Love Tell SE Asia commitment.Read More

Middle School Choir (Grades 6-8)

Rehearsals: Sundays at 5:00 p.m. in Room 354 North The Dawson Middle School Choir is an integral part of the student music ministry. Characterized by energy and enthusiasm the choir provides…Read More

Fenton's Friday Five

Observations And Insights On Being Faithful Friday, August 15, 2014 5. The most dangerous blog post of the week was written by Ann Coulter who accused the missionary physician who…Read More

April Recipe - BLT Salad With Avocado

INGREDIENTS 12 slices lean center-cut bacon at room temperature 4 Roma tomatoes, chopped 1/4 cup light mayonnaise (I prefer Hellmann's Light) 1/8 teaspoon kosher salt freshly ground…Read More

Fall 2015 Unit 1 - God Cares For Me

"The Lord our God is the One and Only Lord." Mark 12:29 In order to continue conversation at home about praising God and learning our unit Bible verse, these resources are provided…Read More

Go Love Tell NE Africa Video

Watch this video for a brief explanation of Dawson's Go Love Tell NE Africa commitment.Read More

Summer Unit 2 - God Cares for His People

"Whenever I'm afraid, I will trust in You." Psalm 56:3 In order to continue conversation at home about praising God and learning our unit Bible verse, these resources are provided…Read More

Fenton's Friday Five

Observations And Insights On Being Faithful Friday, August 8, 2014 5. Insecurity in our relationship with God leads to instability in our walk with God. 4. Authentic community is not…Read More

March Recipe - Make Ahead Western Omelet "Muffins"

INGREDIENTS olive oil cooking spray or oil mister 6 large eggs 6 large white eggs 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt freshly cracked black pepper 3 ounces sliced ham (about 4 slices), finely…Read More

Go Love Tell - Commitments (Updated 6/8/15)

Please click on the video for the latest update for Go Love Tell commitments.Read More

Fenton's Friday Five

Observations And Insights On Being Faithful Friday, July 18, 2014 5. Instead of asking God to bless your plans, ask God (and trust Him) to build your plans. 4. Engaged listening is more…Read More

February Recipe - Slow Cooker Chicken Enchilada Soup

INGREDIENTS Soup: 2 teaspoons olive oil 1/2 cup chopped onion 3 garlic cloves, minced *3 cups Swanson 33% less sodium chicken broth 1 (8-ounce) can tomato sauce 1 to 2 teaspoons…Read More

Go Love Tell Info Video

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January Recipe - Baked Zucchini Sticks

INGREDIENTS Cooking spray or oil mister 4 medium zucchini, ends trimmed 3 large egg whites 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt freshly ground black pepper 1 cup Seasoned Whole Wheat Bread Crumbs,…Read More

Fenton's Friday Five

Observations And Insights On Being Faithful Friday, June 13, 2014 Below are five questions that can help both your character and your soul: 5. Generally, do I emotionally react or…Read More

Preschool Fall Family Bucket List

This Fall we encourage you to seize every opportunity to be intentional about family time and God sightings! To help you in this process, we have created a “Preschool Family Fall Bucket…Read More

Go Love Tell Birmingham Video

Watch this video for a brief explanation of Dawson's Go Love Tell Birmingham commitment.Read More

Fenton's Friday Five

Observations And Insights On Being Faithful Friday, May 30, 2014 This week's Fenton's Friday Five is directed to parents of children by guest blogger, Danielle Bell. Danielle is not…Read More

December Recipe - Almost Sinful Maple-Raisin Bread Pudding

INGREDIENTS 2 cups (2 1/2 ounces) whole wheat French bread, crusts removed, cut in 1/2 inch cubes 1 cup fat-free milk 1/4 cup pure maple syrup 2 1/2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract 2 large…Read More

Go Love Tell Maine Video

Watch this video for a brief explanation of Dawson's Go Love Tell Maine commitment.Read More

Fenton's Friday Five

Observations And Insights On Being Faithful Friday, May 16, 2014 5. Best quote of the week: “People respond more to vision than need.” 4. If you have no unfulfilled dreams…Read More

Spring Unit 5 - Paul Tells about Jesus

"Jesus said, 'Go and tell the good news.'" John 16:15 In order to continue conversation at home about praising God and learning our unit Bible verse, these resources are…Read More

December Recipe - Slow Cooker White Bean Chicken Chili Verde

INGREDIENTS 1 teaspoon olive oil 1 small onion 1 cup chopped cubanelle pepper 3 medium tomatillos, chopped 3 garlic cloves, minced 2 3/4 teaspoons ground cumin 2 (15.5 ounce) cans…Read More

Fenton's Friday Five

Observations And Insights On Being Faithful Friday, April 4, 2014 5. Best book I read this week: Divorce Remarriage by Rubel Shelley. This book provides some great biblical insights into…Read More

November Recipe - Sunday Night Roast Beef And Gravy

INGREDIENTS 2 1/2 pounds beef eye of round roast or top round roast, all fat trimmed off Cooking spray or oil mister 3 garlic cloves, sliced into very thin slivers 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt,…Read More

Spring Unit 4 - Jesus is Alive

"Jesus said, 'I am alive for ever and ever.'" Revelation 1:18 In order to continue conversation at home about praising God and learning our unit Bible verse, these resources…Read More

Go Love Tell Kickoff Video

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Fenton's Friday Five

Observations And Insights On Being Faithful Friday, March 14, 2014 5. Recovery from bad habits, addictions, and sinful behavior always involves relationships. 4. Just because you are…Read More

Spring Unit 3: Jesus Heals & Teaches

During this Bible unit, we’ll continue learning more about God’s Son, Jesus, as we study stories of Jesus healing people and teaching about God’s Love and Word. We know that…Read More

November Recipe - Cinnamon Roasted Butternut Squash Soup

INGREDIENTS 40 ounces peeled and seeded butternut squash, cut into 1 1/2-cubes, from 1 whole 3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg 6 tablespoons sweetened coconut flakes…Read More

Fenton's Friday Five

Observations And Insights On Being Faithful Friday, February 7, 2014 5. Legalism is a dangerous drug for the soul. It provides you with a destructive self-righteous high which makes you…Read More

Is the Easter Story Appropriate for Preschoolers?

Easter is the most important holiday for Christians because it is a celebration of God’s mighty plan to save us from our sins through the sacrifice of His Son, Jesus. Yet, how much of the…Read More

October Recipe - Pumpkin Ravioli

INGREDIENTS 1 cup canned pumpkin 1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon black pepper 24 wonton wrappers 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup chicken broth 1 1/2…Read More

Go Love Tell - Q & A

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Fenton's Friday Five

Observations And Insights On Being Faithful Friday, January 17, 2014 5. Intelligence and spiritual insight do not decrease the need for prayer; they increase it. 4. Best read of the…Read More

September Recipe - Grillled Sweet Potatoes With Cilantro-Lime Dressing

INGREDIENTS 3 tablespoons lime juice 3 tablespoons white wine vinegar 2 tablespoons honey 3 tablespoons fresh cilantro, minced 2 tablespoons minced shallot 1/4 teaspoon ground black…Read More

August Recipe - Grilled Steak with Thai Summer Salad

INGREDIENTS1/3 cup lime juice 3 tablespoons fish sauce 1 tablespoon reduced-sodium soy sauce 4 teaspoons sugar 1 shallot, finely chopped 1 Thai chiles, stemmed, seeded and finely chopped …Read More

Fenton's Friday Five

Observations And Insights On Being Faithful Friday, December 13, 2013 5. If you do not know where you are going, driving faster will not get you there. 4. “People who have…Read More

Fenton's Friday Five

Observations And Insights On Being Faithful Friday, November 29, 2013 5. Is it possible that the enthusiasm for shopping on Black Friday is not rooted in materialism but boredom? Waiting in…Read More

July Recipe - Grilled Summer Vegetable Salad with Chickpeas and Basil

INGREDIENTS 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, plus more for oiling the grill 1 yellow bell pepper, cored, seeded and quartered 1 red bell pepper, cored, seeded and quartered 1 small red…Read More

Fenton's Friday Five

Observations And Insights On Being Faithful Friday, November 15, 2013 5. It is becoming quite fashionable in the Christian suburbs to bemoan the number of young people in the inner cities…Read More

June Recipe - Grilled Chicken with Cucumber-Melon Salsa

INGREDIENTS 2/3 cup (1/2-inch) cubed honeydew melon 2/3 cup (1/2-inch) cubed cantaloupe 1/3 cup diced peeled English cucumber 1/3 cup diced red onion 2 1/2 tablespoons chopped fresh mint …Read More

Fenton's Friday Five

Observations And Insights On Being Faithful Friday, November 1, 2013 5. Several years ago two counselors wrote a Christian market best seller, Happiness Is a Choice. Just listening to the…Read More

May Recipe - Spring Peas and Shrimp Stir-Fry with Ginger-Soy Glaze

INGREDIENTS 2 tablespoons soy sauce 1 tablespoon rice vinegar 5 tablespoons vegetable broth 2 teaspoons toasted sesame oil 1 tablespoon finely chopped ginger 1 pound extra-large shrimp,…Read More

Fenton's Friday Five

Observations And Insights On Being Faithful Friday, October 18, 2013 5. Character is more related to wisdom than to knowledge. 4. Greedy living is the opposite of graceful living, and…Read More

April Recipe - Roasted Asparagus with Garlic and Parsley

INGREDIENTS 1 1/2 pound asparagus, ends trimmed 2 tablespoons finely chopped parsley 3 cloves garlic, thinly sliced 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil Salt and pepper, to taste …Read More

Fenton's Friday Five

Observations And Insights On Being Faithful Friday, October 4, 2013 5. Purpose precedes healthy passion, excellence, and meaning. 4. The most interesting book I reread this week: Made…Read More

April Cooking Class - Crock Pot Barbecue

INGREDIENTS 1 3-5 lb pork shoulder or butt ½ cup brown sugar 2 tbs garlic powder 2 tbs onions powder 2 tbs mustard powder 2 tbs chili powder 2 tbs cumin 2 tbs paprika 2 bay…Read More

Fenton's Friday Five

Observations And Insights On Being Faithful Friday, September 13, 2013 5. God’s call to holy living is not a burden that God puts on our shoulders but an invitation to receive and…Read More

April Cooking Class Recipe - Braised Corned Beef Brisket (Oven-Made)

INGREDIENTS 1 3-4 lb brisket 2 Bay leaves 2 tbs coriander 2 tbs celery seed 5 cloves crushed garlic 3 sprigs fresh rosemary 2 large onions cut into quarters 6 red potatoes halved …Read More

Fenton's Friday Five

Observations And Insights On Being Faithful Friday, September 6, 2013 5. Last month’s most unusual “did you hear about the” story occurred in Toledo, Ohio, on August 29.…Read More

Jelly Bean Prayer

JELLY BEAN PRAYER RED is for the blood He gave. GREEN is for the grass He made. YELLOW is for the sun so bright. ORANGE is for the edge of night. BLACK is for the sins we made. WHITE…Read More

April Cooking Class Recipe - Rice Pilaf With Fresh Vegetables (Stove Top)

INGREDIENTS 1 cup basmati rice 1 large onion diced 3 cups chicken stock 1 bay leaf ¼ cup fresh English peas ¼ cup diced carrot ¼ cup asparagus, chopped ½…Read More

Fenton's Friday Five

Observations And Insights On Being Faithful Friday, August 23, 2013 5. Boredom is at epidemic proportions. This week, three teenagers killed a young man in Oklahoma because they were bored…Read More

April Recipe - Spinach and Strawberry Salad

INGREDIENTS 1/2 shallot, finely chopped 2 tablespoons raspberry vinegar 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1/2 pound baby spinach 1 cup strawberries, thinly sliced 1/3 cup sliced…Read More

Fenton's Friday Five

Observations And Insights On Being Faithful Friday, August 2, 2013 5. Character flaws are the result of character choices not the Creator's design. 4. Building on our strengths does…Read More

March Recipe - Almond and Lemon Crusted Fish With Spinach

INGREDIENTS Zest and juice of 1 lemon, divided 1/2 cup sliced almonds, coarsely chopped 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh dill or 1 teaspoon dried 1 tablespoon plus 2 teaspoons extra-virgin…Read More

Fenton's Friday Five

Observations And Insights On Being Faithful Friday, July 26, 2013 5. People do not make permanent behavior changes until they experience a belief change. 4. You have heard “no…Read More

Dawson Music Ministry Brochure

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March Cooking Class Recipe - Tuna Salad

INGREDIENTS 2 cans chunk light tuna in olive oil (drained) 2 tablespoons capers 4 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley 4 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 2 teaspoons finely grated lemon…Read More

Spring Unit 1: Jesus is God's Son

"I will praise You, oh Lord, with all my heart. I will tell of all your wonders." Psalm 92:1 During the month of January, our preschoolers will learn that Baby Jesus, whose birth…Read More

Spring Unit 2: Jesus Shows His Love

"This is my commandment: that you love each other in the same way I have loved you." John 15:12 Beginning January 25, and throughout the month of February, our preschoolers will…Read More

Fenton's Friday Five

Observations And Insights On Being Faithful Friday, June 7, 2013 5. Christians in confrontation should seek redemption rather than trying to force a solution. 4. Recognizing and…Read More

March Cooking Class Recipe - Cucumber, Tomato, Red Onion and Mint Salsa or Salad

INGREDIENTS 1 red onion, diced 4 larget cucumbers, peeled, sliced 1 pint cherry tomatoes, halved 1/4 cup red wine vinegar 2 tbs lemon juice 2 tbs sugar 2 tsp salt pinch of pepper …Read More

Fenton's Friday Five

Observations And Insights On Being Faithful Friday, May 31, 2013 5. Indecision is often the result of a lazy will. 4. All authentic leadership begins with recruiting volunteers. Even if…Read More

March Cooking Class Recipe - Sicilian Raisin-Olive Salsa

INGREDIENTS 2/3 cup dark raisins 2/3 cup chopped celery 1/3 cup chopped red onion 1/3 cup coarsely chopped pitted kalamata olives 1/3 cup coarsely chopped pimiento-stuffed green olives …Read More

Fenton's Friday Five

Observations And Insights On Being Faithful Friday, May 24, 2013 5. Best way to celebrate Memorial Day: Thank God for the men and women who have sacrificed their lives to secure and protect…Read More

February Cooking Class Recipe - Cream of Broccoli Soup

INGREDIENTS 6 tablespoons butter 2/3 cup flour 2 tablespoons butter 1/4 cup chopped onion 4 cups broccoli florets, cut into bite sized pieces (fresh or frozen) 6 cups chicken broth (or…Read More

Fenton's Friday Five

Observations And Insights On Being Faithful Friday, May 10, 2013 5. While it is wrong to embrace change for the sake of change, it is also wrong to resist change for the sake of stability.…Read More

February Cooking Class Recipe - Minestrone Soup

INGREDIENTS 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1 large onion, diced 4 cloves garlic, minced 2 stalks celery, diced 1 large carrot, diced 1/3 pound green beans, trimmed and cut into…Read More

Fenton's Friday Five

Observations And Insights On Being Faithful Friday, May 3, 2013 5. While it is true that confession is good for the soul, confession is not what makes us whole. The death and resurrection…Read More

February Cooking Class Recipe - Turkey and White Bean Soup

INGREDIENTS 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 2 medium onions, chopped 1 1/2 teaspoons dried oregano 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cumin 1 1/2 pounds lean ground turkey 1/4 cup chili powder 2 bay…Read More

Fenton's Friday Five

Observations And Insights About Being Faithful April 26, 2013 5. Insight from the National Football League’s draft: A draft analyst commented that usually a professional football…Read More

February Recipe - Caramelized Root Vegetables

INGREDIENTS 3 cups parsnips, sliced on the bias in 1/2-inch-thick pieces 3 cups carrots, sliced on the bias in 1/2-inch-thick pieces 3 cups rutabaga, cut into wedges 1 teaspoon chopped…Read More

Fenton's Friday Five

Observations and Insights About Being Faithful April 19, 2013 5. Have you ever noticed how much easier it is to take a stand against change than it is to take steps toward progress? 4.…Read More

January Recipe - Chunky 2-Bean and Beef Chili

INGREDIENTS 1 tablespoon canola oil, divided cooking spray 1 1/2 pounds of beef stew meat 3/4 teaspoon salt 1 1/2 cups chopped onions 1/2 cup chopped green bell pepper 1 tablespoon…Read More

Fall Unit 2 Overview: Noah Builds an Ark

"We are God's masterpiece. He created us to do good things." Ephesians 2:10 Over the next four weeks, our Dawson preschoolers will be learning the story of Noah (Genesis 6-8) in…Read More

Fenton's Friday Five

Observations and Insights About Being Faithful April 5, 2013 5. The reality of the resurrection should not only change how you face death but also how you engage the ordinary events of…Read More

December Recipe - Ginger Spice Sugar Cookies

INGREDIENTS 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter 1/2 cup packed light brown sugar 1/4 cup molasses 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 egg 2 cups flour, plus more for rolling out cookies 1…Read More

Fall Unit 3: God's People Make Good Choices

"Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength." Mark 12:30 Over the next five weeks, our Dawson preschoolers…Read More

November Recipe - Gluten-Free Bread Stuffing

INGREDIENTS 6 cups gluten-free bread cubes or 1 package Gluten Free Bakehouse stuffing cubes, already toasted 2 shallots, minced 2 onion, diced 2 celery ribs, diced 2 carrots, diced 6…Read More

Fenton's Friday Five

March 29, 2013 5. Redemption always requires a sacrifice. Just as the death of Jesus on the cross was necessary to redeem humanity, we must, through Jesus, put to death our pride and arrogance…Read More

The Great 8

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Fall Unit 4: God Loves and Blesses His People

"Give thanks to the Lord for He is good; His love endures forever." Psalm 118:1 During the last two weeks of November, Dawson preschoolers will focus on the many good and perfect…Read More

Fenton's Friday Five - March 22, 2013 5. Prayer is conformation, transformation and rebellion. When we pray we are: conforming to God’s desire to be in relationship with Him …Read More

October Recipe - Classic Butternut Squash Soup

INGREDIENTS 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1 carrot, diced 1 celery stalk, diced 1 onion, diced 4 cups cubed butternut squash, fresh or frozen …Read More

KNOWBEDO Brochure

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Fall Unit 5: God's Son Jesus is Born

"God loved us and sent His Son." 1 John 4:10 Advent season is an exciting time as we celebrate God’s greatest gift, His Son, Jesus! Our preschoolers will be learning the…Read More

Fenton's Friday Five - March 15, 2013 5. People who appear to be inconsistent in the way they live often are consistently true to their value system. Their value system is doing whatever…Read More

September Recipe - Southwestern Baked Tilapia

INGREDIENTS 1 teaspoon garlic powder 1 teaspoon chili powder 1 teaspoon fine sea salt 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper 4 (6 ounce) tilapia fillets 2…Read More

Thanksgiving Family Faith Talk

A thankful heart is a happy heart! November is a great time to thank God for His many blessings. Please use the Thanksgiving Family Faith Talk (download Thanksgiving Devotional below) and candy…Read More

December Recipe - Ginger Spiced Sugar Cookies

INGREDIENTS 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter 1/2 cup packed light brown sugar 1/4 cup molasses 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 egg 2 cups flour, plus more for rolling out cookies 1…Read More

I Can Pray to God

Our Great Big God is so good to us! He loves us and cares about every small detail of our lives. He wants us to talk to Him through prayer. Prayer is one of the most important spiritual disciplines…Read More

Sign Up For Dawson's Text Messaging Service

Want to receive Dawson text messages, weather alerts, and announcements via your mobile device? Please click here to sign up. PLEASE NOTE: To receive text messages from Dawson you must be…Read More

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August Recipe - Frozen Chocolate-Covered Banana Pops

INGREDIENTS 8 popsicle sticks 4 bananas peeled and halved crosswise 1/2 cup heavy cream 1 tablespoon sugar 1 ( 12 ounce) bag of semi-sweet chocolate chips 1 cup walnuts, finely chopped …Read More

WiFi Access at Dawson

Dawson has a new WiFi system which will improve coverage over the entire campus and should be easier to access. For information on how to connect your wireless device, go by the Marketplace in the…Read More

July Recipe - Grilled Corn and Tomato Salad

INGREDIENTS 4 ears grilled corn on the cob 1 cup chopped tomatoes 1/2 cup chopped red onion 1 jalapeño pepper, seeded and finely chopped 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil 2…Read More

June Recipe - Chicken Breasts with Grilled Pineapple and Tomatillo Salsa

INGREDIENTS 2 tablespoons canola oil, plus more for oiling the grill 1/2 large sweet white onion (Vidalia) cut into thick rings 6 pineapple spears salt and pepper to taste 1 1/2 cup…Read More

May Recipe - Grilled Goat Cheese, Asparagus, and Prosciutto Sandwiches

INGREDIENTS 1 pound asparagus, trimmed and halved crosswise 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil 1/2 teaspoon sea salt 1/4 teaspoon freshly gound black pepper 1/4 cup basil pesto 16…Read More

April Recipe - Roasted Tomato Soup

INGREDIENTS 1 1/2 pounds large tomatoes, such as beefsteak, cut in half crosswise 1 medium sweet onion, such as Vidalia, peeled and cut in half crosswise 3 large cloves garlic, unpeeled 1…Read More

March Recipe - Blueberry Coffee Cake

INGREDIENTS Nonstick cooking spray 2 tablespoons plus 1 cup whole wheat pastry flour, divided 1/4 cup light brown sugar 2 tablespoons butter, cut into small pieces 1/2 teaspoon ground…Read More

February Recipe - Low Fat Chicken Marsala

INGREDIENTS 3 Tbsp whole-wheat flour 3 Tbsp white flour 1/4 tsp white pepper 1 - 1 1/2 lb chicken cutlets 3 c sliced mushrooms 2 Tbsp thinly sliced shallots 1/2 c Marsala wine 1/2 c…Read More

January 2013 Recipe - Roasted Red Pepper and Cannellini Bean Dip

This Mediterranean-inspired appetizer offers a little extra protein, heart-healthy monounsaturated fat, and fiber. Serve with cut-up vegetables or toasted pita wedges. INGREDIENTS 1/4 cup…Read More

December Recipe - Raw Apple Crisp

INGREDIENTS 4 Honeycrisp apples, cored and chopped 1/4 cup orange juice 3/4 cup pecan halves 3/4 cup hazelnuts 3/4 cup raisins 3/4 teaspoon ground ginger 3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon …Read More

November Recipe - Cinnamon-Raisin Bread Pudding

INGREDIENTS Natural cooking spray 5 eggs 2 cups (1-percent) milk 1/2 cup brown sugar or honey 1 tablespoon vanilla extract 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 cup mixed dried fruit, such…Read More

October Recipe - Spinach and Arugula Stuffed Mushrooms

INGREDIENTS 10 ounces spinach 5 ounces arugula 1 1/2 pound extra large mushrooms 1/2 cup minced onions 1 teaspoon extra virgin olive oil 1 cup dry curd cottage…Read More

September Recipe - Black Bean Dip with Corn and Basil

INGREDIENTS 1 cup frozen corn kernels 1 teaspoon extra virgin olive oil 1 1/2 cup cooked black beans, drained 2 tablespoons salsa 2 tablespoons water or enough for blending 1 tablespoon…Read More

August Recipe - Cajun Tilapia with Broccoli and Brown Rice

INGREDIENTS 2 cups low sodium vegetable broth, divided 1 small onion, chopped 1 small red bell pepper, chopped 1½ teaspoons salt-free Cajun seasoning, divided 1 cup uncooked brown…Read More

August Recipe - Roasted Fish and Veggies

INGREDIENTS 2 carrots, cut into 2-inch sticks 1 large yellow bell pepper, cut into strips 1 1/2 cups grape tomatoes 1 red onion, halved and thinly sliced 3 garlic cloves, finely chopped …Read More

July Recipe - Pineapple-Chicken Kabobs with Quinoa

INGREDIENTS 1/2 cup quinoa 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley leaves 2 tablespoons toasted pine nuts 1/4 teaspoon grated lemon zest 1/4 teaspoon sea salt 1/4 cup Dijon mustard 2…Read More

June Recipe - Summer Squash Stir-Fry

INGREDIENTS 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 onion, chopped 2 to 3 crushed garlic cloves 4 to 5 medium sized zucchini or other assorted summer squashes 1/4 cup chicken or vegetable stock 1/2…Read More

May Recipe - Mother's Day Fruit Tartlets

INGREDIENTS 6 tablespoons cold, unsalted butter, cut into small cubes, plus more for the muffin tin 1 1/4 cups 100% whole wheat pastry flour, plus more for rolling dough 1/3 cup plus 2…Read More

April Recipe - Grilled Chicken and Lemon Salad

INGREDIENTS Chicken: 3/4 cup fresh lemon juice 1/4 cup olive oil 1 tablespoon fresh thyme leaves 1 teaspoon salt 4 (6-ounce) skinless, boneless chicken breast halves Cooking spray …Read More

March Recipe - Spicy Chicken Quesadillas

INGREDIENTS 1/4 cup thinly sliced green onions (about 2) 2 tablespoons chopped cilantro 1 tablespoon chopped pickled jalapeño peppers 1 cup chopped cooked chicken (about 8 ounces),…Read More

February Recipe - Cinnamon Raisin Bread Pudding

INGREDIENTS Natural cooking spray 5 eggs 2 cups (1-percent) milk 1/2 cup brown sugar or honey 1 tablespoon vanilla extract 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 cup mixed dried fruit,…Read More

Apple Dumplings

INGREDIENTS 2 cups all-purpose flour 1/3 cup sugar 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/8 teaspoon salt 1/4 cup light stick margarine 1/2 cup warm water (plus more if needed) Flour…Read More

Hot and Sour Soup

INGREDIENTS 2 cups fat-free, low-sodium chicken broth 2 cups fat-free, no-salt-added beef broth 4 ounces boneless, skinless chicken breast, all visible fat removed, thinly sliced 1 cup…Read More

Cradle Care

The Cradle Care Team is a group of Dawson moms committed to serving and praying for the expectant families in our church and community. A caregiver is assigned to pray for and communicate with each…Read More

Family Dedications

As parents, we want the very best for our children. The most important thing in your child’s life is his or her relationship with Jesus Christ. The Dawson Family of Faith invites parents to…Read More

Play Days & Family Times

Dawson Preschool Ministry's Play Days and Family Times are designed to encourage and equip families of Dawson to spend quality time playing and learning Bible truths with their preschoolers…Read More