2014-07-17 / Local & State

Local Teens Serve The Community

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Clem Aurand, seated, received assistance from one of the local mission’s crews that spent a week aiding area families. Those helping with the missions project were, from left, Sydni Vanderweele, Ember Keefer, Richard Rineholt, Trent Paylor, Danny Booth and Terri Booth. Clem Aurand, seated, received assistance from one of the local mission’s crews that spent a week aiding area families. Those helping with the missions project were, from left, Sydni Vanderweele, Ember Keefer, Richard Rineholt, Trent Paylor, Danny Booth and Terri Booth. Local teens could be found changing the future the week of June 22-28. More than 30 local teenagers teamed up with skilled adults and contractors for “Hands & Feet of Hope” to serve the Fulton County community.

They were able to meet the needs of 10 local families by providing new handicap access, roof and water damage repairs, painting and seal coating needs and most importantly, sharing God’s love with this great community by being the hands and feet of Christ to a world in desperate need.

Evening programs included a concert by Christian recording artist TLisa, an evening at Creation Fest Northeast, talent night and team building.

A debt of gratitude is owed to Central Fulton School District and its amazing staff for opening their doors to the local mission team. Financial sponsors included: McConnellsburg United Methodist and United Presbyterian churches, My Father’s House Ministries Intl. Inc., Harrisonville United Methodist charge, Cito United Methodist Church, Bake’s Garage, Alpheus Clark, Peck Insurance Agency Inc., Gerald R. Peck Transportation Inc., TMS Excavating, Fulton County Medical Center, Josh Shadle Excavating, Helser’s Excavating, Robert Snyder Agency, Peckie’s Auto Body Repair, Giant, Great Cove Restoration and Auto Body, Erie Insurance, Lonnie and Debra Palmer, John and Pam Ott, Matt Hill Memorial Contribution c/o Mike and Michelle Hill, James and Deb Toothman, Gerald and Deborah Reed, Sheila and Randy Bivens, Harvey Kneas, Beth Crowder, Jo Ann Carlson, Evan Smith, Ron Mitchell, Chris and Brenda Gladfelter, Daryl Mitchell Construction, Wayne MacDonald, Richard Hornberger, Jodi Davis, Howard L. Sipes Funeral Home Inc., plus many more event sponsors and prayer partners.

Anyone wishing to learn more about Hands & Feet of Hope mission experiences, become a 2015 sponsor or volunteer, please contact Jeremy Fletcher, minister of youth and worship arts, McConnellsburg United Methodist Church at 717-485-4815.

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