"Sometimes the buses are too full..."
Volunteer Ben Gurrentz on his experiences at Camp Miracles
At Camp Miracles, which helps children from Philadelphia's most dangerous inner city neighborhoods, buses are in short supply. Our staff and volunteers are stretched to the limit.
|Jaswinder (infant) and mother receive care from HOPE foundation|
We are starting a "story of the month" that can be used as part of a Sunday service (poor collection) if you so choose. This is a resource to help you communicate with members about what their giving is doing for the poor and needy of the world.
During a dark and difficult time for the economy, the members of the Boston Church of Christ are making this time of year a Season of Service and emphasizing the spirit of giving in their church planning.
Help HOPE worldwide change the world this summer!
Applications for HOPE Youth Corps and HOPE worldwide Volunteer Corps are available online now. Choose from domestic sites and international sites and bring hope to a life in need this summer.
HOPE Youth Corps (HYC) – opportunities for youth (high school and college)
HOPE worldwide Volunteer Corps (HVC) – opportunities for post-college, singles, couples and families.
“All they asked was that we should continue to remember the poor.” –Gal 2:10
The brothers and sisters on the HOPE worldwide and Benevolence Service Team for the International Churches of Christ have been tirelessly serving for the past year to build stronger bridges and two-way communication between the churches and HOPE worldwide.
From medical supplies, to educational programs and immediate disaster response, Randy Jordan describes how God can use us to change the world.
By Josephine Muinde
Each day became more difficult for my son and me. After my son’s father died in 2003, I then lost my job and became unemployed for two years. During this time we received lots of spiritual and emotional encouragement from the disciples here in Kenya, but I kept praying for God to open a way for me to get a job. He answered my prayers in July 2006. It was then I joined HOPE worldwide – Kenya as an administrative assistant.
Massive flooding has displaced millions of people in Bihar. Government aid is helping some people, but the situation is overwhelming.
HOPE worldwide has sent a team of 6 from New Delhi to do what they can to help. Here is Puii's report from the field.
A Short Essay by Robert Carillo, Evangelist, San Diego Church of Christ
"Speak up and judge fairly; defend the rights of the poor and needy."
~ Proverbs 31:9
"On our planet, 1.2 billion people live in extreme poverty and survive on less than $1 per day. Over 800 million people worldwide are chronically hungry and malnourished. These are not merely the poor, but the “extreme poor” fighting to survive. Each day, 25,000 of them fail to survive and succumb to hunger or hunger-related causes.