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Building Addition Updates

This is a difficult time for the world and recently for our nation.  Most of our plans and activities are being canceled and even the Olympics have been postponed for a year. After consulting with our building expansion team and our volunteer builders, we are postponing our building expansion until the summer of 2021.  Here […]

2019 Kingdom Assignment Reports

We bought 20 $1 items (socks, word search books, etc, for a Christmas donation basket at the Lutheran Home. These items will be divided among the residents and given out by a Santa just before Christmas. They will be greatly appreciated by our activity staff and residents who receive them. 2 servers, 20 served. Cumulative […]

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2019 Kingdom Assignment

Sharing the results of acts of kindness sown in the Kingdom KA Rules The Kingdom Assignment has been launched! Each family will be given $20 and here are the rules (if you haven’t received your KA, contact the church office for your): Remember the $20 belongs to God. Do not put the $20 in the offering […]

Father of the fatherless

I wrote this back on June 14, 2013 for Father’s Day and wanted to come back to it this Christmas season.  I’ve only added Lebron’s championship picture and an updated Toby Mac video.  The rest is verbatim what I wrote a few years ago.  I have church members and friends who are fostering and/or adopting.  […]

2017 Quad Cities Mission Trip

A team of 16 from 3 churches just recently returned from a Quad Cities’ mission trip.  Here’s a brief report.  Our team was given an overview of what to expect: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y_yJsG6ZLz4&feature=youtu.be We began by painting part of a church replant.  It was a long good day of doing something tangible for this church and great […]

El Salvador Medical Clinics

This past month, a team from Fruitland Community Church and the Lighthouse of Southeast Missouri State University traveled to El Salvador for a nine-day mission trip. This is the first of several blogs concerning our trip, but this one focuses on two medical clinics that we hosted in two different locations.  We were able to […]

Chilton Builders’ Trip

Last week, six men from our church went to Roscommon, Michigan, on a construction mission trip to help build a building for Roscommon Baptist Church.   We joined 90 people from Alabama, South Carolina, Kentucky, Texas, and Missouri.  What a team!   When we got there, we saw a concrete  slab with one or two […]