Created by churches, for churches, to help churches reach Kentucky and the world for Christ

Bright Life Farms

Princeton, KY

Posted

Posted:  01/04/2018

Project Type:  Bible Study/Discipleship/Worship, Creative Ministry/Drama, Miscellaneous Construction/Maintenance, Resource Needs

Length of Assignment:  1 week or less

Need:
There are ALWAYS things to be done on Bright Life Farm’s 27 acres and in their 4 homes. Volunteer teams are needed for smaller building projects.

A team is needed to build a carport for their 4th home.

Bright Life Farms is in need of kitchen items for new resident home.  This would include anything that you would need to stock a kitchen:  small appliances such as toasters, coffee pot, can opener, etc.; pots & pans, silver ware, dishes, dish towels, etc.

General Supplies Needed Year Round include anything you use in your home only multiplied by thieir family of 24 and 3 homes. Those are:  office supplies (copy paper, envelopes of all sizes, stamps, printer ink), cleaning supplies (Pinesol, bleach, laundry detergents & softeners, dishwashing detergent, garbage bags – 13 & 30 gallon, spray disinfectant, lg and xlg disposable latex gloves,  Windex, furniture polish), paper products (toilet paper, paper towels, Styrofoam cups & plates), food – pantry items always (ex: soups, pasta and sauces, coffee, tea, peanut butter, cereals/oatmeal, beans, canned vegetables and fruit, healthy snacks, juices, plus milk money!) & personal items (toothbrushes, toothpaste, shampoos, bar soap, deodorant, lotions, Neosporin ointment, band aids, sunscreen, shaving cream and razors), pj’s – lg to 2xlg for men and women, twin bed lines – regular and x-long twin).

Fellowship:  The residents love Bible study, VBS and interactions (crafts, games, fellowship, singing) with all age groups.  Teams are welcome to come and share with the residents. A need year round is help with general maintenance, landscaping, painting, clean-up, etc. on all existing areas and buildings.

Ministry Description:
Bright Life Farms are Christian homes where mentally or developmentally challenged adults live in a happy, protective and secure environment with 24-7 care.  Bright Life is state licensed as a group home, but are not state funded. As a private, intermediate care Christian facility there is a great need for sponsors to help with financial assistance for residents to live there.

Website:  brightlifefarms.org

Other:
Fishing is allowed.

All age youth welcomed with adult supervision for smaller projects.

The Bright Life Family Choir LOVES to travel and sing for churches and organizations, praising God!

Dates Volunteers are Needed:  Open/Ongoing.  Volunteers needed most any time.

Size of Teams:  Varies (1 up to 25)

Housing and Food Preparation: Bright Life cannot provide food, but they do have 2 fully-equipped kitchens for preparation of mission team meals.   Bright Life can provide on-site for sleeping and bathroom accommodations for up to 25. They also have the ability for campers to be hooked up.

Cost Per Person (if applicable): None

Materials for Project:  Call for information. This can be discussed with team leaders.

Are Background Checks of Volunteers Required for this project?  No

Contact:
Roberta Robertson, Adm.
Emailroberta@bellsouth.net
Phone:  270-388-6101 or Property/Grounds Leroy Oliver 270-365-2168

Physical Address:
10200 Farmersville Road 
Princeton, KY 42440

Mailing Address:
6773 US Hwy 62 West 
Kuttawa, KY 42055

Association:  Caldwell/Lyon Baptist Association