SO thankful for every single person on the First Church trip who gave their time, money, and energy for a week + a half in order to love on our community. We miss you already & we can’t wait for you to come back. Be on the lookout for future posts about this First Church[…]


This will be our fourth summer living on the Reservation, and we’re so excited about all the opportunities God has given HSM and how faithful He’s been in providing for the nonprofit thus far. We’re excited that God has put us in a unique place to continue to strengthen our relationships with the youth. Thank[…]

MAY 2022

Happy Mid-May! We’re excited to be partnering with Mountain Bible Church in Payson, AZ to complete our basketball court. Our goal is to have it completed by June – thank you for praying for this process! We loved having Lydia with us from Moonshot Missions last week. Lydia is a senior executive with Moonshot, a nonprofit[…]

APRIL 2022

April flew by! We’re continuing to research our basketball court options & we’re hoping to complete the project soon. We’re thankful to have had Tree Frogs with us to install our pavilion & swing set addition. They’ve already been amazing places to spend time together! We’re also excited to have a new 120-gallon propane tank to keep our groups[…]

MARCH 2022

We’re extremely thankful for all the work that was finished the past couple of months! We got a great start prepping our basketball court with the help of Bill’s cousin, Jerry Yates. Although we experienced a setback for the next stage, we’re in the process of exploring options to complete the project. It was so[…]


Please save the date for our Annual Fundraising Gathering on Friday evening, June 10th at First Church Ministries in Newport News, VA. We are excited to update you on our family, the nonprofit, and the work God is doing on the Navajo Reservation! Thank you for RSVPing so that we have an accurate head count for[…]


It seems like we were just wrapping up the end of the year, and here we are at the beginning of February! Currently… We’re opening our home weekly for dinners with the kids in our community. We’ve started a mid-week service studying the book of Mark. Thank you for praying for this time together! Here’s what we’ve[…]


We are excited about bringing essential resources to the Navajo community in 2022. Our goal is to raise $25,000 between now and the end of the year. You have blown us away with your generosity. In fact, you have already helped us raise just a little over 75% of our goal – THANK YOU! Donate[…]


First Church Ministries just wrapped up their Winter Trip to the Reservation & it was such a GREAT weekend! First Church AZ team: Thank you for pouring so much of your heart + soul into our family & our friends. We appreciate it more than you know. We want to say THANK YOU to everyone[…]

December 2021: Essential Resources

We have been serving in this community for 3.5 years and are learning & growing so much. God has been faithful in leading us here and sustaining us thus far. We are confident that he has put us in a unique place to continue to expand & grow our ministry in 2022. Thank YOU for[…]