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ITOWN Church

Serving In Kentucky
October 1, 2022
Staff: Janet Buchanan

We Arrived

by JanetBuchanan | October 3, 2022 4:23 PM

We arrived in Dawson Springs around 3:30 Saturday afternoon. After we unpacked we decided to venture out and see the project we would be working on. Later we ate at Miss Becky’s Place. Some delicious home cookin’ was served at this quaint little restaurant. 

We Arrived

Sunday’s Adventures

by JanetBuchanan | October 3, 2022 4:40 PM

We are staying at First Baptist Dawson Springs, who so graciously is opening their church fellowship center for the month of October for Long Term Recovery Volunteers. We attended Sunday School and church in the morning. The afternoon was spent praying over Dawson Springs. 
Sunday’s Adventures

Hiking to the Bluff

by JanetBuchanan | October 3, 2022 4:42 PM

One of the church members took us on a journey to the bluff where we could see where the tornado had ripped through parts of Dawson Springs.
Hiking to the Bluff

The Dried up Waterfall

by JanetBuchanan | October 3, 2022 4:44 PM

The next adventure he took us on was to see a waterfall. Although the waterfall was dried up we did climb down among the rocks and see the beauty of the springs and caves that were below.
The Dried up Waterfall

House Blessing

by Janet Buchanan | October 4, 2022 2:11 PM

Early Monday morning we met at the house project to write scripture on the walls and floors along with singing praise throughout the house. 

House Blessing

House Project

by Janet Buchanan | October 4, 2022 2:14 PM

Today we were able to put in three windows and roof the entire house except for the two panels they were short on. 
House Project

Reaching Out by Phone

by Janet Buchanan | October 4, 2022 2:19 PM

We were able to call several hundred people to ask if they still needed assistance due to the tornado. But more than just a call, we were able to pray for those and offer words of encouragement. 
Reaching Out by Phone

Day Two of House Project

by Janet Buchanan | October 4, 2022 2:22 PM

Our goal is to put up the siding on the house. We found it amusing that the official name of the siding was called “deer poop.”
Day Two of House Project

The A Team from ITOWN

by Janet Buchanan | October 4, 2022 8:58 PM

Group picture of the A TEAM with their construction leader, Josh from Catholic Charity. 

The A Team from ITOWN

Warehouse Project

by Janet Buchanan | October 6, 2022 1:31 PM

Before delivering our second load of appliances we went to the warehouse to build shelves for them to store the inventory for disaster relief victims. 

Warehouse Project

Opportunity to Pray with Families

by Janet Buchanan | October 6, 2022 1:35 PM

After delivering the appliances, our favorite part was listening to the family's stories and prayer needs.  It was such a blessing to get to pray with them!
Opportunity to Pray with Families

God Opens a New Door

by Janet Buchanan | October 6, 2022 1:40 PM

Today the ladies got to go to Door of Hope Pregnancy Care Center where we got to see God’s hand at work helping young mothers during their time of need. We got to sort baby clothes for the young mothers to have and help with some office work. 
God Opens a New Door

Waiting for Our New Home

by Janet Buchanan | October 9, 2022 6:50 AM

The family whose home our team is working on is currently living in one of these pods. They are so excited to see the progress that was being made in their new house. 

Waiting for Our New Home

From Start to Finish

by Janet Buchanan | October 9, 2022 6:54 AM

This is what God has allowed us to accomplish this week. The family has expressed that however much is completed by Christmas they were going to celebrate Christmas in their new home. 
From Start to Finish

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Comments

Patrick Horn

October 13, 2022 10:40 PM

I had such an Amazing time there being able to help with the house as well as getting to deliver appliances to those in need and getting to hear there stories and pray for them what an Amazing time.

Jerra Hoff

October 9, 2022 3:02 PM

This was such an amazing experience. I am so humbled that God chooses to use us. Mission trips right here in the USA are powerful. God is moving in our nation and it is a blessing to be a part of the body of Christ.

Kellie King

October 7, 2022 1:17 PM

An amazing blessing to serve in Dawson Springs. Wonderful to meet you, Doug, Mark and Rhonda. Looking forward to more adventures with PPM.

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