Sunday, June 29, 2008

Portland Maine Mission 2008

Our Purposes

--To strategically fulfill the Great Commission of Jesus—by putting into practice Jesus’ command to ‘love one another as I have loved you.’

--To teach Sudanese, Somali and American children the awesome love of Jeus through Safari-themed Bible lessons, games, music, crafts

--To distribute food and clothes to those in need in Portland, Maine at the Root Cellar. 90% of the population the Root Cellar serves are African Immigrants—mainly from Sudan and Somalia

--To paint the teen center bathroom at the Root Cellar, shampoo the rugs and replace ceiling tiles

--To help with community projects near the Root Cellar that include painting, yard clean up, minor repairs, etc…

--To encourage the Root Cellar staff through Jesus’ love

--To host a Citizenship celebration for Immigrants and their families who have become USA citizens over the past year—Happy 4th of July!

--To strengthen our relationship with Jesus Christ and one another