Mission Grants Awarded during 4th Quarter 2017:
Amigos Center-Located in Bonita Springs, Florida, this ministry of the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod provides immigrants to Southwest Florida with the tools to be successful and contributing members of our community and the Kingdom of God. This area was hit hard in the Fall hurricanes and our funds are helping provide beds, bedding, and appliances to families who lost everything. For more information, contact Prince of Peace member Kathy O’Day or visit amigoscenter.org.
Camp Arcadia–This Lutheran camp is located on the shores of Lake Michigan in Arcadia, Michigan. It has been a place of rest and renewal for many Prince of Peace members and pastors. Our grant funds will be used to help restore the beach area that has sustained significant erosion. For more information, contact Prince of Peace member Krista Spaletto or visit camp-arcadia.com.
Commission to Every Nation –Roger Sieber is a missionary in Bogota, Colombia, where he and his family minister spiritually, physically, and emotionally to a disabled population. The money will be used for a Christmas outreach program. For more information, contact Prince of Peace member Karl, missionary Roger Sieber, or visit RogerSieber.wix.com/fieslr.
Harmon’s Jail and Prison Ministry –This ministry provides in-person weekly bible studies to inmates at the Livingston County Jail. They also offer a Bible correspondence program with inmates in the state prison system. For more information, contact Prince of Peace members Jim & Karen.
Informed Choices –This organization seeks to empower men and women to make informed choices by presenting Jesus Christ to those involved in unplanned pregnancies through the provision of physical, emotional and spiritual support. They also provide healthy sexuality and abstinence programs in area high schools. For more information, contact Prince of Peace member Lana or visit InformedChoices.org.
JOURNEYS the Road Home-This non-profit agency provides shelter, social services and housing to the homeless and those at risk of becoming homeless in north/northwest suburban Cook County. We support their PADS shelter program with meals and also provided Here2Serve and VBS projects. JOURNEYS will become one of our monthly mission partners in 2018. For more information, contact Prince of Peace member Debbie Neubauer or visit journeystheroadhome.org.