Habitat Global Village – 2016 Missions Annual Report

  At Sheridan, of our financial giving, 18% goes to benefit international ministry, including mission trips through Habitat Global Village. Sheridan’s Global Mission leadership has been expanding their partnership with Habitat for Humanity Global Village and Thrivent...
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Devotion: Balaam

Numbers 24:10-14  Then Balak’s anger was kindled against Balaam, and he struck his hands together. Balak said to Balaam, “I summoned you to curse my enemies, but instead you have blessed them these three times. Now be off with you! Go home! I said, ‘I will reward you richly,’ but...
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Update from the Missions Team in El Salvador

Day 3: Our first two days of work went really well. Everyone has been working together and getting to know each other better, both within our team and with the masons. We’ve moved a lot of dirt (many diggers at the bottom and Jim up top), sifted a lot of sand and made many...
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Youth Mission Trip to Nashville

July 9: Stopping for worship on the way to Nashville! Thank you, Faith Lutheran Church in O’Fallon, IL, for your hospitality! Nashville, here we come! July 10: Service projects start today! May God use our hands to be servant’s hands. After a full & wonderful day...
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Devotion: Dorcas

Acts 9:36-42 “Now in Joppa there was a disciple whose name was Tabitha, which in Greek is Dorcas. She was devoted to good works and acts of charity. At that time she became ill and died. When they had washed her, they laid her in a room upstairs. Since Lydda was near Joppa, the...
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Days 1 & 2 in El Salvador

Day 1: Other than a short delay deplaning in Miami, all our flights went smoothly. We met up with our friends from North Carolina and are getting to know them. They are the ones in the picture: Alan, Brooke and Ryan. We’re staying at the same hotel as last year, which is...
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Barnabas Community – 2016 Missions Annual Report

A Place of Plenty in Lincoln 2,200. That is how many families were served and impacted by the ministries of Barnabas Community in 2016. You may have heard Barnabas Community mentioned around Sheridan before and have wondered what exactly this ministry is all about. While it...
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Devotion: Abram

Genesis 12:1-4a “The Lord had said to Abram, ‘Go from your country, your people and your father’s household to the land I will show you. I will make you into a great nation, and I will bless you; I will make your name great,  and you will be a blessing. I will bless...
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Devotion: Jonathan

1 Samuel 18:1-5 “Now it came about when he had finished speaking to Saul, that the soul of Jonathan was knit to the soul of David, and Jonathan loved him as himself. Saul took him that day and did not let him return to his father’s house. Then Jonathan made a covenant with...
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Haiti VBS – 2016 Missions Annual Report

Through your generous December Magnificent Gifts and other giving, Sheridan is able to support a Vacation Bible School for 250 children and caring Haitian adults in partnership with the Haitian Timoun Foundation. There is a specialized camp for residents of Wings of Hope, a home...
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Devotion: Ruth & Naomi

Ruth 1:15-18  “So she said, ‘See, your sister-in-law has gone back to her people and to her gods; return after your sister-in-law.’ But Ruth said, ‘Do not press me to leave you or to turn back from following you! Where you go, I will go; where you lodge, I...
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Devotion: King Josiah

2 Kings 23:25 “Before him there was no king like him, who turned to the Lord with all his heart, with all his soul, and with all his might, according to all the law of Moses; nor did any like him arise after him.” Can you recall something that you poured your whole heart, soul...
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