Category: Faith Builders

Church “living life on mission” assembles walls for Legacy Build

Church “living life on mission” assembles walls for Legacy Build

Church “living life on mission” assembles walls for Legacy Build CHRISTIANSBURG, Virginia — As The Bridge Senior Pastor Will Fillingham witnessed his congregation come together Sunday in his parking lot with hammers in hand, he thought, “This is what the body of Christ looks like.” Young and old, men and women, black and white — […]

Clarence Jordan’s simple statement of enlightened charity continues to guide Fuller Center today

Clarence Jordan’s simple statement of enlightened charity continues to guide Fuller Center today

Photo: Clarence Jordan (left) and Millard Fuller at Koinonia Farm in 1968 Clarence Jordan’s simple statement of enlightened charity continues to guide Fuller Center today (Editor’s note: Fuller Center President David Snell originally penned this blog in 2014, yet is remains timely as The Fuller Center continues to practice the philosophy today with our Christian […]

St. Peter’s UCC’s generosity helps Fuller Center’s work in Haiti continue to thrive

St. Peter’s UCC’s generosity helps Fuller Center’s work in Haiti continue to thrive

Photo: Local laborers hard at work building a new Fuller Center home in Pignon, Haiti, in January 2022. After two difficult years for the Caribbean nation, the generosity of churches and private individuals has been crucial for continuing the Pignon home-building success story. St. Peter’s UCC’s generosity helps Fuller Center’s work in Haiti continue to […]

Greenwood, Indiana’s Southland Community Church boosts disaster recovery with volunteers, generosity

Greenwood, Indiana’s Southland Community Church boosts disaster recovery with volunteers, generosity

Southland Community Church boosts disaster recovery with volunteers, generosity GREENWOOD, Indiana — When a tornado outbreak erupted in December — including a massive twister that devastated multiple communities in southwestern Kentucky — Southland Community Church stepped up in a big way. Churchgoers immediately raised more than $31,000 in addition to their usual tithing and contributions […]

Disaster ReBuilders establish volunteer base in Madisonville, Kentucky for long-term tornado recovery

Disaster ReBuilders establish volunteer base in Madisonville, Kentucky for long-term tornado recovery

Disaster ReBuilders establish volunteer base in Madisonville, Kentucky for long-term tornado recovery MADISONVILLE, Kentucky — The Fuller Center Disaster ReBuilders are now accepting volunteer groups to work out of their newest base of operations in Madisonville, Kentucky, which is situated midway between two small towns that were devastated by a December tornado — Dawson Springs […]

Church teams up with Fuller Center for repair project, neighborhood cleanup in Fort Valley, Georgia

Church teams up with Fuller Center for repair project, neighborhood cleanup in Fort Valley, Georgia

Church teams up with Fuller Center for repair project, neighborhood cleanup in Fort Valley, Georgia FORT VALLEY, Ga. — Mount Olive CME Church members teamed up with The Fuller Center for Housing of Middle Georgia to put a new roof on the home of Sandra Deloach — the same home in which she grew up. […]

Putting faith into action a passion for these Pennsylvania volunteers and their church

Putting faith into action a passion for these Pennsylvania volunteers and their church

Photo: Some of the 17-member group from Pennsylvania’s Bunkertown Brethren Church take shelter from the rain with homeowner partner Rita Rowland Putting faith into action a passion for these Pennsylvania volunteers and their church WEST POINT, Georgia — When you think of which state might have the most volunteers at the 2021 Millard Fuller Legacy […]

Navy veteran grateful for new home, eager to repay costs to help others get same hand-up

Navy veteran grateful for new home, eager to repay costs to help others get same hand-up

Navy veteran grateful for new home, eager to repay costs to help others get same hand-up SHREVEPORT, Louisiana — The Fuller Center for Housing of Northwest Louisiana’s newest homeowner loves to crochet — and the results of that hobby can be seen in dozens of blankets that have been donated to a local homeless shelter, […]