This summer The Connection has received a great deal of sprucing up, thanks to God’s blessings through generous people in the community. Here is a list of the things we have had the privilege of doing this summer:
- A basketball court
(Sorry for no pic, but I promise it looks amazing!)
3. Storage building (Still in process)
(And no pic of the lawn mower. Sorry. I should take a pic of the lawn mower. A terrific pastor friend of ours donated it to the ministry–what a blessing!)
God has not only moved in hearts, but He has allowed us to use these physical improvements to better serve our community. Each upgrade/addition will allow us to minister in better and different ways and we are thankful for that. We have already seen how much the basketball court has made a difference. Folks from the community—not even from Countryside—come to play in the afternoons. This is Grant’s zone. He loves to play basketball and he loves to connect with new people. This has been a HUGE ministry tool in just the few short months it has been here. It has allowed people to become aware of the ministry opportunities that happen at The Connection and has allowed them to see Jesus in the way Grant interacts with them. It also gives the kiddos something new to play when they come up for events. We are excited to plan some structured tournaments in the future and use this even more for outreach. What seems like a simple basketball court right now is sure to bring amazing results for the Kingdom!