Entries by Valerie Fairchild

Fishers of People

Scripture: 1 Cor. 3:5-9 We know that the Great Commission tells us to make disciples for Jesus, but where do we begin? We begin with seed scattering.

Joy and Amazement

Scripture: Luke 24:36-49 The disciples experienced a sense of joy, even while doubting, when Jesus appreared to them following the resurrection. Do we know true joy when we think about what Jesus has done for us?

Who Is the Fool?

Scripture: John 20:1-18 It’s April Fool’s Day and people are enjoying laughter over harmless pranks. It may be a rare coincidence that Easter and April Fool’s are on the same day this year, but it does raise the question of who the greater fools around Easter might be.

Linda Benda, Spirit Song Worshiper

I’m a home girl. Even though it’s in cold WI–it’s been home all my life. Same with church; born and raised Lutheran. I love my church back in WI: It’s Mission Statement, the Pastor, fellow members, it’s worship services and Bible studies. This past winter brought Mike and I to Vistancia. We bought a home […]

Parent, Hopekids

I just wanted to thank you so much for your time and efforts for this event. My daughter and son had a great time building something they can take home. I wanted to let you know the smiles did not end when the event was over. The look on my husband’s face when he got […]

The Burt Family, HopeKids

Haley is 4 years old and going through chemotherapy for the second time. Noah is her strong supporting brother. Riley is 6 in September and she is a friend and a HopeKid child as well. We thank you so much to take time out of your day to help shine happiness for these kids! A […]

The Moreno Family, HopeKids

I can’t express enough the blessing this event and you are to our family. It means so much to spend this time watching our boys using what God has blessed them with, the ability to think and build. Thank you to all the volunteers who come out monthly to give of their precious time for […]

Scott Thompson, Spirit Song Church Member

All my life I have had questions about religion.  I have had questions about the role of religion in the world.  I have had questions about my relationship with God.  I have had questions about the Bible and its teachings.  I have always been proud of the tradition of the Methodist church which allowed me […]

Karla, HopeKids

Thank you HopeKids, Nenos, Rhonda, and our very own volunteer Duane for the wonderful build event today! Austin loves his new wagon and uses it to move his lego men/women around the house. It was a great event for all of us! Thank you for all you do for us and our community!