God’s Helping Hands Information (a Ministry of Grace Bible Church)
Grace Bible Church ministers to the spiritual and material needs of our community through God’s Helping Hands Outlet. Our primary mission is to lead clients to the saving knowledge of Jesus Christ through our witness and testimonies, and secondly, to be His hands and feet in meeting their material needs. Everything at God’s Helping Hands Outlet is free.
“For this is good and acceptable in the sight of God our Savior, who desires all men to be saved and to come to the knowledge of the truth.” (1 Timothy 2:3-4)
“And this is eternal life, that they may know You, the only true God, and Jesus Christ whom You have sent.” (John 17:3)
“I count all things to be loss in view of the surpassing value of knowing Christ Jesus my Lord…” (Philippians 3:8)
“… whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers and sisters of Mine, you did for Me…” (Matthew 25:40)
The God’s Helping Hands Outlet is located to the left of the church building in the basement of the yellow house and in the yellow garage.
The God’s Helping Hands Outlet is open every Wednesday from 10:00 AM to 1:30 PM. God’s Helping Hands Outlet is also closed the Wednesday before Thanksgiving.
Concerning extreme or bad weather conditions: snow and/or ice, we will adhere to the Blue Mountain School District policy. When schools are dismissed early, the outlet will close early. When schools are cancelled, the outlet will be closed. If there is a delayed opening, the outlet will be open from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM.
God’s Helping Hands ONLY accepts clothing and shoes donations. We do NOT accept housewares. Donations for God’s Helping Hands Outlet can be dropped off at any time in the yellow storage shed ONLY located adjacent to the yellow house. Place donations to the back of the shed as much as possible. PLEASE DO NOT DROP-OFF ANYTHING OUTSIDE OF THE CHURCH OR EITHER GARAGE. Donations should be in good condition. We thank you in advance for your donations and for adhering to this policy.
Client Registration Guidelines
Clients will need to bring ID with them to register before shopping.
Helpers Working at God’s Helping Hands.
GOD’S HELPING HANDS REPORT – 2017
Members – Sandy Kupres, Cathy Nester, Grace Kopko, Jack/Karen Hartman,
Val Kershner, Joan Noll, Carol Rehrig, June Clemmer, Phyllis Seigford,
Charlotte Williams, Phyllis Bensinger, Kara Herman, Ken Kistler, John Pabst,
Chuck Covelusky, Judith Boggs, RicklMarlene Stiver, Mindy Wright
This year 763 different people came to God’s Helping Hands. The people are only
allowed to come once a month. Only 2 people came every month, and 4 only missed
1 month. We provided Christmas gifts for 11 families.
Charlotte Williams and her family donate a lot of dog food for the people to take.
One lady donated her ceramic doll collection of 49 beautiful dolls.
CEF donated 30 Bibles in November, which we give to whoever needs one.
The Missions team from Orwigsburg donated approx. 50 pairs of shoes. We are
amazed how God provides!
Bags of clothing donated (garbage-size) – 59 bags to Purple Heart
26 bags to Federation of the Blind
10 bags to abused women’s shelter
14 boxes of food given out
6 egg crates of ladies jeans to My Father’s House, Pottsville
2 barrels of clothing to Haiti, and clothing to Venezuela
In 2017, 64 people prayed to received Jesus as Savior. Praise God with us!
There are 29 people doing Bible courses. Two of the men doing the Bible courses
are in prison. We thank God for Chuck Covelusky, who faithfully comes each week
to talk to the people about their spiritual needs. Each week Chuck is excited as he
shares with me the spiritual growth and interest as he talks to the people. God is
working in people’s hearts and lives. If you’d like to know more, talk to Chuck.
He would love to tell you about what God is doing at God’s Helping Hands.
God has faithfully blessed and met all our needs since 2000. We can’t thank and
Praise Him enough for all He has done. What a joy it is to help so many people
through this ministry!
In Christian love,
Director of GHH