fINCHVILLE bAPTIST WELCOMEs KENTUCKY CHANGERS TO SHELBY COUNTY, July 7-12, 2019
Service, Worship, Discipleship, Community
'Changers challenges participants to become on-mission Christians as they live out their faith while getting their hands dirty.'
That's how one Kentucky Changer described the ministry. Modeled after the Southern Baptist youth missions endeavor, World Changers, Kentucky Changers was formed in 1994 to provide quality home repair and maintenance services to the needy as an expression of Christian service. That initial group of about 80 volunteers completed 10 projects in Hopkinsville that year. In 2016, nearly 1,000 students from churches across Kentucky, Florida, Indiana, Ohio, Tennessee, and West Virginia, took on 90 projects in five counties.
Students, chaperones, adult crew leaders, and other supporters pay for the privilege to sleep on the floors of gymnasiums and classrooms during the summer after days of hard, hot work including roofing, painting, and other maintenance/repair tasks. All work is supervised by skilled carpenters and builders.
Local Kentucky Baptists welcome Changers to their churches, provide meals and other support during the week.
Thanks to volunteers within the congregation, Finchville Baptist is helping in the following ways:
Hosting a group for Connect Group and Worship, followed by a luncheon for the group at the church.
Members volunteered to drive the group from the Kentucky Changers location to the church.
Members have volunteered to meet at the centralized meal preparation center to help provide 250+ lunches daily.
Members have volunteered to assist in delivery of lunches to the work sites, and then to provide and deliver a cool snack for late afternoon.
Thank you members of Finchville Baptist in your service to our Lord!
To Learn More About Kentucky Changers, Click on the Following Link to the Kentucky Changers Website: