By Todd Rauch
For the Opelika
The Way 2 Serve Ministries hosted their annual support dinner at the Bottling Plant Event Center on July 30.
Benefactors, supporters and volunteers, gathered to celebrate everything the organization has accomplished in the past year. The Way 2 Serve Ministries is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit based out of Opelika that provides opportunities to serve the community by doing home repair projects that leads to forming and building relationships with those they help. Founder and Director Shane Kyles gave supporters an overview of their ministries’ mission and the five areas of focus which include:
- The Way 2 Pray,
- The Way 2 Grow,
- The Way 2 Build,
- The Way 2 Prepare and
- The Way 2 Give.
During the Way 2 Grow spotlight the Way 2 Grow Coordinator Joseph Murray spoke of the caliber of the young men and women that help to repair the homes and ways the Ministry helps guide them down the spiritual path. “I’ve got you, you’ve got me, no one can stop, the power of we,” Murray said. “That is the motto we teach these fine young men through our ministry.”
On March 2 of this year The Way 2 Serve Ministries took part in the bi-annual ‘My Jerusalem Service Day.’ The very next day after the tornadoes brought so much destruction to Beauregard and Smiths Station, most of the volunteers immediately started helping again by engaging in the relief efforts to help their neighbors who lost everything. “Our prayer and vision for our community is that we will all be engaged in our community” Kyles said, “Serving together to unify and grow the body of Christ.”
For more information contact Shane Kyles by calling (334) 703-0746, or visit www.theway2serve.org.