p.s. when you join the collective we will occasionally send you prayer requests, special little gifts and other fun things.
As you know...
Of houses in the area are habitable.
Do not have electricity in their homes.
do not have access to potable running water.
In 2021, we are focused on the following specific projects and goals:
We are focused on being 100% funded so that we can invest our whole selves in the work that we moved here for. This means we are looking to add at least 100 members to our collective by the end of 2021!
We have plans to provide a complete renovation to the bunkhouses so that we can be more effective in hosting incoming mission groups, work teams, camps, etc. We need to expand our facility to host groups of 30 or more. This will take place in two phases. Phase 1 will include completely redoing the plumbing, replacing the floors due to years of leaks, and weatherizing the walls and ceilings. Phase 2 will involve building an addition to the bunkhouse.
Our facility improvements are key in making our partnership with Moonshot Missions effective. Hidden Springs will be the pilot site for four water filtration systems providing clean water to our neighbors in 2021. As you might know, Moonshot Missions works with underserved communities like ours to customize water projects to ensure that its members have access to clean water.
We are excited about starting an annual week-long adventure camp for middle & high school students this summer including camping, jet skiing, ziplining, ropes courses, paintball, e-sports, etc. Because it can be financially difficult for families to send their children to these types of camps, funds will be directed to full + partial scholarships for kids in our community. Funds will also be used to purchase supplies & rent facilities. Summer camps are the perfect place to build relationships, have discussions about God + life and to create lifelong memories.
Basketball is king on the Rez – check out Basketball or Nothing on Netflix, and you’ll see what we mean! We want to build a concrete basketball court for the community here at Hidden Springs. There is nothing like this in our area. This addition would be an amazing place to develop current relationships and meet new people. It will also be a great asset to groups coming out on mission trips.
Shade is essential when you live in the desert. The church has been without a pavilion for a few years and the effect has been felt by those attending VBS, youth campouts, church camp meetings – as well as our visiting work/volunteer groups. Because of this, we have plans to construct an outdoor pavilion to provide much needed shelter during the summer months.
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