Missions Stories

Missions Stories2019-08-19T00:25:29+00:00

Appalachia Team Works With Anchor Ridge Ministries

The Appalachia mission team recently returned from their trip to North Carolina and West Virginia, where they served with Anchor Ridge Ministries.  Anchor Ridge is an organization that is passionate about changing the lives of underprivileged citizens in the Appalachian region. The main objective of the mission team was to help Anchor Ridge renovate their new 30,000 square foot headquarters. “We helped paint ceiling tiles, do insulation, paint the walls in the lobby, and basically make it so it’s functional for [Anchor Ridge],” said team member, Lindsey Thomas. After renovating the headquarters, the team headed to McDowell County,

By |August 23rd, 2019|

El Salvador Mission Team Gives Families Clean Water

The El Salvador mission team made a huge impact in the lives of families during their recent trip.  One of their major accomplishments was giving Filter of Hope water filters to families that didn't have any access to clean drinking water. Giving these families clean water not only helped the team develop stronger relationships, it also opened the door for them to share God’s word. Other outstanding accomplishments during the trip include leading Vacation Bible School at multiple locations, helping with English classes, working in a nursing home and distributing bags of supplies to families in need. Spreading

By |August 23rd, 2019|

Namibia Mission Team Blesses Children Throughout Community

Tomoka's Namibia mission team blessed children in Okahandja, Namibia back in early July. During their trip, the team built a swing set, a "Flintstones" car, bridge obstacles, climbing obstacles and more. "Our main focus was relationship building," said Trip Leader Jim Moore. "Jesus was all about building relationships, and that's where we put our main objective, which was accomplished through the working of the Holy Spirit, as many relationships were built and continued on from years past." The team did a great job building relationships with members of the community in a multitude of ways. They played games with

By |August 19th, 2019|