Annual Assembly Service Project
to benefit King's Inn, Aurora CO
Our service project this year is collecting these items for King's Inn. Read below to learn more about King's Inn.
Pasta (not just spaghetti noodles)
Hot Dog Condiments
Broth or stock for soup
The outreach at King's Inn on Colfax street in Aurora, Colorado, provides a unique opportunity for a ministry of compassion and personal growth. We are not sure if the growth is more for the residents or for us as members of Peace Mennonite Community Church. We provide food weekly for about 40-50 people as a meal. This serves the purpose of helping us build relationships with the people currently housed at the King's Inn.From there, a weekly Bible study is held. This further opens discussions on personal, medical, and spiritual needs of the residents.
Many of these residents are people who are the working, and entrapped, poor. They may work jobs that pay minimal amounts so they are not homeless. But, their prospects of moving out of a weekly motel are minimal as many have minimal job skills/training, or have permanent disabilities that keep them from finding employment that would help them to rise above their present circumstances.
Adam and Jeanette Strode, and David and Heather Knoll have been the founders of this ministry outreach. They work to help connect the residents of the King's Inn with the resources that may help many people find more adequate housing, as well as trying to answers to the many personal needs these residents have. Many residents have become attenders at the worship services and Bible studies held at PMCC. Our church has specifically become involved in trying to enhance these relational connections with the people who are living on the edge of poverty and despair. Through this outreach, we simply seek to do as much good as we are able in what appears to be nearly impossible circumstances.