Matthew 22:36 "Love thy Neighbor as thy self"
In 2005, Mrs. Daniel Young of Devine First Baptist Church shared a vision with others about how following the 2nd Commandment of Jesus Christ in demonstrating Christian love for our neighbors. Forming the core group and first Committee of Mission Devine. Backyard Bible Clubs were formed, work projects were determined by the need for trash pickup around the city, painting houses that desperately needed painting, minor repair projects at church and elsewhere; and creation of Youth Retreat Week that would assist project leaders in with work projects. 11 Projects were assigned with an additional 3 locations for tree trimming. Starting with just $200 by the weeks end the first Mission Devine had received and spent donations totaling $7,356.82
In 2005, the first committee members were; Tanya Tilley, Regina Morales, Daniel Young, and Sue Bates.
Frist Mission Devine week was June 6th through June 11th, 2005.
Backyard Bible Club volunteers were; Mitzi Wood, Amber Isbell, Reagan/Caroline Anderson, Wayde Anderson, Leann Solomon, Hayley Summers, Dougherty Kids, Jack & Ruth Turner, Beulah Anderson, Gina Morales, and Justin & Sara Brite.
Daniel Young - Founder 2005
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Mission Devine is a non-denominational ministry of the Devine Ministerial Fellowship a 501(c)(3)