Burning the Mortgage, September 2022
September 25 was a day to celebrate with the burning of the mortgage. Congregation Council president, Brandon Messner thanked PoP members and friends for their financial support over many years. PoP is now debt free as they move into a renewed mission.
Noisy Offering - Oct. 1-2
October Noisy Offering will benefit the Springfield Street Choir. The choir is made up of individuals who are currently or formerly homeless or are experiencing extreme poverty. The choir is a project of the Springfield Chamber Chorus and the Connecting Grounds Church. They practices on a regular basis and perform at various venues throughout the Springfield area. The 40-60 singers are provided with tee shirts, a stipend so they can get to the to the various locations (usually bus passes) and a meal or snack.
"God's Work. Our Hands."
PoP collected school supplies during August and September for foster children, that were given to “Sammy’s Window.” The supplies are given children when they come into the foster program. School supplies were also given to children of Ukrainian refugee families in Nixa.
Discovering God's Word
Children were presented with their very own personal Bible on September 10/11. The Bible were a gift from Herb Peterson to the glory of God and in memory of Dani Peterson.
March Service Project Aids Connecting Grounds' Outreach Center
Eighty people will get to do their laundry because of laundry tubes assembled by PoP’s children’s Sunday School and given to the Outreach Center at the Connecting Grounds Church, Each tube contained five dollars in quarters (donated by PoP members and friends in support of this March 2022 service project), a laundry soap pod and a dryer sheet; what it takes to do one load of laundry at a laundry mat.