The Boissevain Mennonite Brethren Church is fundraising for their upcoming spring break mission trip for their youth group, this being the first mission trip since the pandemic.
From March 22-30, 2024 about a dozen youth and chaperones will be travelling to Fort Myers, Florida, with Adventures in Missions, for disaster relief work.
Youth Pastor, Shannon Wiebe, says they'll be working in a community named 'Harlem Heights'.
"Harlem Heights was deeply impacted by hurricane Ian in September of 2022," shares Wiebe, "and this organization has been in this area doing disaster relief work and is committed to restoring 314 homes. So, we get to be a part of that for a few days!"
Wiebe, says they're holding a special evening event next week that will feature a special dessert and live auction on Friday, December 1st. All funds raised will go towards the mission trip to help reduce the students' costs and getting their team to Fort Myers.
The goal of $14,000 would take care of all the expense for all participants.
Items on the live auction block include a camo-colored shed donated by Springhill and Parkade Construction and can be used as a hunting shelter, or a bus shelter.
Please listen to more of what's being auctioned off on December 1st below!
Shannon Wiebe invites everyone to join them on Friday evening but also to donate any items to their silent auction and live auction prize packages if they would like to support the youth in that way!
You can email Shannon at firstname.lastname@example.org or call her at 204-872-7112
Boissevain Mennonite Brethren Church Youth Fundraising Event - Friday December 1st.
Doors open at 6:30 with the live auction starting at 7:00 pm
Free will offering is welcome!
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