A desire to help children in a different state led a church missions group to embark on a 450-mile road trip from Delaware to North Carolina. In August, the team from Hightide Church in Dagsboro, Delaware, led by Curt and Michelle Snyder, spent a week at Mills Home in Thomasville.
Searching the internet, Curt found BCH’s website – www.bchfamily.org.
“I believe God had His hand on this mission from the beginning,” Snyder says. “We spent a lot of time in prayer asking God to let us be a blessing to BCH.”
Each day, the group tackled a number of much-needed service projects from painting to electrical work. But it was interacting with the children and staff members that proved the most meaningful.
“All of our team members felt the passion of BCH’s staff,” Snyder said. “The kids on our team had a great time playing with the children here. Many of BCH’s children shared their stories with us and talked about their struggles.”
On the final day of their visit, Snyder said that the team reflected on their week at BCH during their morning devotion. They came away feeling that the relationship with BCH is not finished.
“We know that God was the director this mission trip and that He is always in control,” Snyder said. “Our hope for the children is that they know they are wanted and loved.”
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