May 2018 Ministry Column
“Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven't found it yet, keep looking. Don't settle. As with all matters of the heart, you'll know when you find it.” Steve Jobs
“God is not unjust; he will not forget your work and the love you have shown him as you have helped his people and continue to help them.” Hebrews 6:10
Thank you to each and every one of you for showing love and compassion to the individuals we support. Each day when you serve others you are demonstrating
the very heart of God. Our founders, Ballington and Maud Booth, established Volunteers of America in 1896, with the mission to “reach and uplift all people and bring them to the immediate knowledge and active service of God.” “We will go wherever we are needed,” Ballington said, “and do whatever work comes to hand.” This offer of assistance embraced men, women, and children of all races, religions, and ethnic groups.
Over 100 years later, each of you continue to carry this great work to those who need it the most. You are making a difference in our community and touching hearts and lives that will impact generations to come.