Anyone with a spare small microwave? (or want to sponsor one?)

The family of 4 (w/one on the way) is in need a microwave, if you have one to spare (and are local I can meet you to get) or are willing to sponsor one from Walmart ?$75? Email me, to donate via paypal for it 

, or give me a call (252) 226-0688.

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Homeless family of four in need of help!

So there is a family of 4, mom and dad (two young children 3&6), mom has another on the way in a few months. They came from out of state to NC for employment offer. It didn’t work out, and through a series of events they are now without: home, transportation, food, clothes(mostly), and have no family to call on. I have contacted them and we will working on helping them. If you can help with any of the above, funds or employment for the husband please contact me, use this button

or call 252-226-0688, Thanks. Prayers for them is request! Shalom!

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Anyone interested in Kings Dominion Seasons pass at group rate?

If you are drop us a note pastor@giftedfaithful.org  Great way to build memories for a lifetime, grow fellowship, and have a great time! We plan on doing several/many one day outings this summer/fall. Ticket prices range (they have a limited food options, free meals all day options, etc).  Just in box.  (Carpooling when we go is an options as well!)   https://www.kingsdominion.com/

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Pulling together some canned goods for a family in faith who could use a hand!

We are looking to pull together some canned goods/funds for a family of 4 in who are in faith and in need. It is our hope to fill their pantry so that for weeks/month to come the threat of hunger can be driven back. If you have can’s of food and are local please call me, if you would like to help purchase some can goods please paypal pastor@giftedfaitfhul.org and note for “Family of 4 for food” or click this donate buttons  

please lift them in prayer for blessings on their family and more work so they can get squared away again! Shalom Shalom!

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Lend a hand to feeding the men at the local homeless shelter?

Our local town has men’s shelter in the winter months. We are doing some fairly extensive volunteering there for over night shifts. If the shelter doesn’t have enough volunteers to cover the over nights they have to close, and it is the only option for folks in our area. As a rule, each day is split up into three volunteer needs, “Evening meal”, “Sign in”, and “Over night shelter staff”. We are looking some help to make Thursday, Friday, and Saturday of this week “Evening Meal”. We would love to be able to get pizzas, or chicken, or subs, or anything such as that for Thursday and Friday but need a hand pulling together the funds to make that happen! Please inbox if you would like to help in this matter or you can use the  

<–here. Also if you are willing to come down and spend an evening let me know  that would be amazing as well! (Need is through the end of March).  Shalom Shalom!

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For 10 years we have had “three” basic rules for our community…

These rules have guarded from many ills, but we have learned that more is required. We have been much more guarded about whom we allow to dwell among us, but assuredly this is now the preamble to our three rules:

Here every man will treat every other man as a brother. Every man will be treated like a brother. Every woman will treat every other woman as a sister. Every woman will be treated like a sister.  All feelings, emotions, backgrounds, histories, experiences, opinions, educations, and view points are parts of the sum that make up the whole of a person, but ACTIONS (fruit) is what will be measured, and standard is set in Torah to determine which is good and what is undesirable.  To those who seek to be open, caring, and live righteous all burdens will be shared, all things held in common. Alas in today’s world that is a rare person that is willing to be held to the same standard they seek from others. Unfair/unbalanced measure will not be applied to favor those who wish to walk in wickedness, covetous, or other sin. 

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We must limit what we expect from others by their ability!

If we expect more of someone than they are capable of, that isn’t their shortcoming, it is ours for calling them to standard beyond their grasp. Regardless of what the pint wishes, it isn’t a quart…  Be encouraged and learn to grow, and be aware of what you expect from others… don’t look to quarts to be pints.  Shalom Shalom!

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Would you like a short encouraging word once and awhile?

We all could use some positive encouragement from time to time, and a verse from The Holy Scripture can be right on time! Many of us have cell phones so we send out encouragements (once a week or so) to those who would like to have them! If you would like to be included follow this link https://www.remind.com/join/brethr  and just put in your name and cell number (or email if you prefer). Be encouraged and may The Father bless and guide us all! Shalom Shalom.

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The last newsletter of the year is out!

You can drop us your mailing address to pastor@giftedfaithful.org or if you prefer the downloadable pdf (print on a legal size page) you can click this link. We will be getting these in the mail to our brethren all across the country. It is our prayer that it bless, bolster, and encourage those who receive it! Shalom Shalom   4Q_2016_news_letter_GF

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Are you able to help a homeless vet, join us in lending aid!

 

help_homeless_vetWe have been made aware of person in faith and a disabled vet who has found himself in pretty dire circumstances. Recent surgeries he is recovering from are going well, but he has found himself in housing distress while waiting for his benefits to come through.  He is currently in weekly rental unit and his funds have been exhausted. He has found himself with housing and food crisis. He is not able to travel far due to his health/medical care he is undergoing as well as a few other things. We are looking to gather an offering and go pay for the housing as funds allow, and help address the food needs. If you are able to help we ask you contact us pastor@giftedfaithful.org or you can use this paypal link, 

. We ask you lift him in prayer, his name is Daniel. Blessings upon all of you and Shalom Shalom!

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