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Sail & Sing Cruise 2017

Sail & Sing Christian Cruise June 16-23, 2017   Ryan Bomgardner (ventriloquist) has invited Nelson & Sarah Coblentz and the Dave Miller Family to be a part of the Sail & Sing Cruise June 16-23, 2017. Credits are given to groups by having people register/signup under their group. The credits that the group receive is what enables them to go on the cruise. Nelson & Sarah and Dave & Ruth Ann would will not only sing but also share in breakout teaching sessions. Cruise stops include: Juneau, Alaska and Skagway & Victoria, British Columbia. There will be lots of... Read more

New Building Project

GE New Building
    New Building Project Phase 2 A year ago plans were set in motion for an addition to the office (Phase 1) for much needed additional offices and a conference room. That addition is completed and we are enjoying the fruits of many generous donors and laborers who helped. The plans for Phase 2 have been finalized with our Executive Board. We plan to break ground sometime this spring. This larger multi-purpose building (as pictured) will provide housing for house parents and new housing for our VS staff, along with much needed storage, and finally: a permanent structure for... Read more

Crusade Follow-Up & Discipleship

Loyd Gingerich
God is still setting the captive free and it is through Christ and choosing to follow His way, the way of forgiveness, that we experience true freedom! We thank God for the opportunities to share the BTF seminar as a follow-up to the prison crusades. Many hearts are touched and find healing from the wounds of rejection as they continue to walk in forgiveness. This is a transformation and healing that only God can do.  ~Mervin Wengerd (Prison Ministry Director) You imparted some awesome truths. Whenever I have a hard time with someone I remember how wretched I was and thank... Read more

Uganda March Mission Testimonies

Prison Ministry
Uganda March Mission Testimonies     March 2-13, 2016        Refugee Camp, Compassion House, medical clinic, prisons…   My African eye witnessed the construction at the compassion house. The Pennsylvania team through giving clothes and food to refugees, Bibles, soap to prisoners, helping at the medical clinic, and various construction projects, revealed such a hardworking heart. The locals thought that they had prepared enough materials for construction only to be surprised that in 2 hours all materials were finished! Therefore, let us not only give to people, but also teach them to work… to work hard. Thank... Read more

Volunteer Secretaries Needed

Staff Positions Needed INTERNATIONAL MINISTRY / GENERAL SECRETARY Some computer experience would be very beneficial. Use your talent to answer phones, fill recording orders, type documents, along with general secretarial and cleaning tasks. Use your creativity to maintain our website and social media. This is a volunteer position. Must be willing to make a one-year commitment. This position is available June 1st. If you are interested or know someone who is, or just have questions about a VS position, contact Lonnie today! Phone: (828) 859-7003 Email:   Volunteer Testimonies   “I will always be grateful for my time in... Read more

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