Stepping Out

Faith Journey Bible Studies- March Edition

Be the Hands and Feet of Jesus!

During the second world war, a church in Strasburg, Germany, was totally destroyed; but a statue of Christ which stood by the altar was almost unharmed. Only the hands of the statue were missing. When the church was rebuilt, a famous sculptor offered to make new hands; but, after considering the matter, the members decided to let it stand as it was-without hands. "For," they said, "Christ has no hands but our hands to do His work on earth. If we don't feed the hungry, give drink to the thirsty, entertain the stranger, visit the imprisoned, and clothe the naked, who will?" Christ is depending on us to do the very things that He did while on earth.


We can make a difference in our communities and it matters that we try...God is at work in the world and we can be part of it. We can be the hands and feet of Jesus in our part of the world...what a privilege!


This month, we would like to encourage our Faith Journey groups to take a look at some of our Ministry Partners, pick one and find a way to meet some practical needs and be the hands of Jesus! Each Ministry Partner has very specific and much needed requests…please take a look and see how you, your group, or family can help out this month.


Serving Alongside YOU!

Lisa& Heather& Lynn

Sponsor a Woman in Prison by Buying her a Bible Study

Sponsors are needed to support women behind bars at Folsom Women's Facility who will be participating in a 16-week Faith Journey Bible Study, Hebrews: The Faithful Woman by gifting them a study guide at a cost of $15.00. This would be a wonderful opportunity to give to these women and have your FJ groups continue to support them by praying for them throughout the study.

If you have questions and or would like to make a donation please contact Barbara Cunningham at barbara_cunningham2@hotmail.com.

Folsom's Hope Shoe Drive

Folsom’s Hope (community and family support) would love

$20 Payless Shoe Source gift cards! There seems to be a lot of need for shoes this time of year...and these gift cards could help families buy something most of us take for granted.

Any questions, please contact Salwa Kasabian at salwakasabian@gmail.com to organize drop off.

FLHS Gift Card Drive

Josh at Powerhouse Ministries serves a group of High School students at Folsom Lake High School. He is looking for gift cards to local fast-food restaurants to be given as encouragement/prizes to the high-schoolers he ministers to.

Any questions and to arrange drop off, please contact Josh at josh@phmfolsom.org.

Power House Easter Egg Drive

Power House is looking for 500 plastic eggs filled for their annual Easter Egg Hunt. You can drop off filled eggs at the main office on Market St between now and April 18th. If you have further questions, please contact:


Kyle Strong

Development and Grants Administrator

Powerhouse Ministries

kyle@phmfolsom.org

(916) 983-0658

Save the date!

Many churches throughout Folsom are uniting together this May to “Serve Folsom” in a first ever city-wide service weekend. Stay tuned for details in next month’s newsletter and ask if your local church is going to be involved (they probably are!)

"I have set you an example that you should do as I have done for you." John 13:15