At The Springs, we participate in both local and foreign missions efforts.
For a decade, The Springs Fellowship has been traveling to Guatemala to help Mike & Karen Rhea of Rayo De Experanza (Rays of Hope) ministries. Mike & Karen moved from St. Petersburg, Florida, to the Rio Dulce region of Guatemala to begin their missions work in 2001. Their vision for ministry has been to produce "a self-sustaining farm that would provide a home for children, a loving Christ-centered atmosphere, and training for the children to prepare to go to school or work a trade as they got older."
The result of their vision has been the establishment of The Working Ranch, an orphanage that takes in abandoned and "at need" children and gives them hope and skills for a brighter future.
The Springs has supported Mike and Karen to achieve their vision through:
The Springs Fellowship also makes it a priority to impact our city through serving our communities. We believe that it is vitally important to not only share the good news of Jesus verbally, but to also model Jesus' message through our actions. This is one of the reasons we venture to Live Love in our community, so that others "may see our good deeds and glorify our Father in heaven (Matt. 5:16).
Here are some ways The Springs Fellowship has loved our city:
If you have a heart to love and serve people, then The Springs Fellowship is the church for you!