Construction of addition to the cabin at The Light Community. The addition will be a master bedroom and bathroom. In addition, a new front porch with addition to the living room. Approximate size is 16 feet by 24 feet. The cabin is the pastor’s home for Crossroads Community. The pastor heads the ministry at The Light Community, a tiny home community.
Crossroads Community Baptist Church/The Light Community is needing construction teams to build tiny homes, barn, and other community buildings.
Crossroads Community Baptist Church is a ministry in Stearns, KY that is active in a variety of community outreach ministries, including The Lord’s Café (food ministry), and The Light Community. The Lord’s Cafe serves free lunches to community (schedule various through the year).
The Light Community is a homestead-based ministry community will be composed of tiny homes for individuals and families needing a landing spot during rough times in life. Crossroads will be including discipleship for spiritual health, financial training, family support, mental health through therapy services, and job training. The Light Community will include fifteen tiny homes, gardening, chickens, livestock, goats, and more. Residents will have responsibilities in the community. As of the beginning of 2020, five homes are ready for interior work and finishing, phase two (the next five homes) have been started. In addition, much ground work has been accomplished. Teams are needed complete trails, prayer gardens, garden boxes, coops, and barns. All the projects are underway! Contact the pastor for updates. Short-term and long-term commitments are needed.
Date Teams are Needed: September 202 & following
Size of Teams: May vary.
Housing and Food Preparation: Mission housing & kitchen available at New River/ McCreary Baptist Association in Winfield, TN. Call Association Mission Strategist Charlie Dean to reserve. Phone #423-569-4461
Cost Per Person (if applicable): $8 per night for housing only. Call for additional information.
Materials for Project: Some resources have been made available for mission teams to come work on the houses. Other resources will need to be provided by the mission team for other projects, including addition to the cabin at The Light Community. This is a continuing changing situation. Please contact Grant to discuss specifics.
Are Background Checks of Volunteers Required? Yes
Crossroads Community/ The Lord’s Café
1920 South Highway 27
Stearns, KY 42647
The Light Community
2370 Osborne Creek Road
Strunk, KY 42649
P.O. Box 52
Whitley City, KY 42653