The Access-Life Belize mission trip and outreach got a big boost from our good friends at Moody Radio South Florida with a live interview on the morning show with Eric and Bridget! Attached is the audio link so check it out and find out more about Belize. Thank you so much friends at WRMB for your many years of support!
Updates and announcements on Access-Life Outposts events and activities as well as story and pictures of lives touch by Christ through this program
Access-Life “3 in 3”: January 12, 2023 – Happy New Year, Day and Moment!
The first Access-Life “3 in3” of 2023 is here! Happy New Year! You want to know more about jewelers and New Year’s Eve, how many good days it takes to make a good year, who can make any day a good day and all the good God has planned for the ministry in 2023? Then check it out, be blessed and HAPPY GOOD DAY. :)
Access-Life “Jingle and Mingle”: December 3, 2022 – A Birthday Party for Jesus!
So what is one of the best things to do during the Christmas season? Party! That’s right. I mean the whole reason we celebrate Christmas is because of the birth of Jesus. It’s Jesus’ birthday. And what do you do on birthdays? Throw parties. :)
That’s what we do at our Access-Life Christmas Jingle and Mingles each year. We invite individuals and families living with disabilities to come and do crafts, games, share food, fellowship, sing carols and tell the nativity story for starters. We have a birthday party for Jesus!
For some attendees it is the first time the make the connection between Christmas and Jesus’ birth for others it is a time where they can express their joy for God’s great gift. We even give out gifts at our Jingle and Mingles. After all God started the tradition with Jesus and the wise men followed suit with gifts for the Christ child.
All in all, our East Tennessee Jingle and Mingle held up this birthday party tradition well and everyone was blessed by the knowledge that Jesus was born for them.
Access-Life 2022 Fall Newsletter – Fall for Jesus because He never Leaves
Our final Access-Life newsletter of 2022 went into the mail this week and since we cannot “snail” mail it to all of the ministry family and friends, we thought we’d share it digitally, too. :) It covers the big Fall Farm Day we had in East Tennesse and our new Volunteer Spotlight Section! So, check-it out, enjoy the pictures, be blessed by the words and know that God is still doing good things out there in the world. #JesusStrong, #waymaker, #promisekeeper, #miracleworker, #lightinthedarkness, #DisabilityMinistry
Access-Life “3 in 3”: September 26, 2022 – Get some Sonshine!
Fall is here but never fear as the Access-Life September #AL3IN3 video is here, too! Enjoying some Florida Sunshine in our yard under the trees with a great Sun joke, verse on good things from God and update on the good things God is doing thru the ministry. Check it out and we pray you are encouraged and blessed. :)
Access-Life “Fall Farm Day” and “Belize Storage Move”: September 17, 2022 – A Saturday Double Header
God was on the move this past Saturday as we had ministry going on in two different places on the same day. That’s right, in East Tennessee Shady Grove Methodist church and New Freedom Missionary Baptist church came together to lead our East Tennessee Access-Life Outpost team to host our first but not last Fall arm Day. In Central Florida, we had a group from Live Oaks Community church help us transfer our 15×15 storage unit full of mobility and medical supplies for our annual Belize mission trip [we actually have not been able to go since 2020 because of medical challenges] into one of our ministry trailers. This not only saves us monthly fees but take the first big step in us going back to Belize!
Now there were both two totally different types of ministry work but both important works for God’s Kingdom. In East Tennessee, the goal was to share the love ad gospel of Jesus with individuals and families living with disabilities. We wanted to bless those we attended with respite, fun, fellowship and hope, all in the name of Jesus. There were animals including horses, archery, arts, crafts, games, airsoft, hay rides, candied apples, food and more. It was a real Farmabalooza!
In Central Florida, we were preparing to share the love and gospel of Jesus with individuals and families living with disabilities by moving and staging mobility items and medical supplies that will be shipped to Belize and fitted and distributed to those in need at the Hearts of Christ mission. Two totally different types of work but both with the same goal: sharing the love and gospel of Jesus with individuals and families living with disabilities that are in need.
So there you have it. Sweaty, fun, hard, hopeful, engaging, fruitful God blessed ministry work in two different places on the same day and even at the same time. NOW THAT’S WHAT I CALL A REAL HEAVENLY DOUBLE HEADER! Special thanks goes to Kenneth Graves, Karen Stryker and Hannah Spalding for seeing that God work got done as He worked through the hearts and minds of His people to do amazing things. We hope you enjoy the pictures and see you at another Access-Life activity soon. :)
Access-Life “3 in 3”: August 30, 2022 – Hello Hannah!
Well, it’s time for our August #AL3IN3 and we have a special treat for you as our new Access-Life intern Hannah Spalding will be bringing you the monthly joke, verse and ministry buzz. :-) So say hello to Hannah and enjoy the funny news, good news, and ministry news!
Access-Life 2022 “Summer Newsletter” – Blessed to be a Blessing
We put these NEWSY NOTES in the mail on August 19, 2022 and now we are sharing them with you. :) Our hope is that this summer’s newsletter gives you insite into the blessings of ministry and keeps you up to date of all the good God is doing through Access-Life.
Access-Life “3 in 3”: July 30, 2022 – Forget It!
The July #AL3IN3 is here…and it is still July. :) We have Access-Life logos, vans, chickens, people forgetting things, farm animals, ice cream, candied apples and more! Check it out and have a God blessed week. #ETNFALLFARMDAY
Access-Life [June] “3 in 3”: July 16, 2022 – Never Give Up!
Well, I know it’s a bit late but here is the Access-Life #AL3IN3 for the month of JUNE! Hope you are blessed by the words and be on the lookout for our JULY #AL3IN3 soon to catch us back-up on our jokes, verses and updates.
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