In the beginning…

March 2014 found a few adventurous souls from the New Haven and Otterbein UMC’s lost in the central Illinois wilderness, only to stumble upon the Midwest Mission Distribution Center, willing to work for a place to sleep. Here is their story.

Let’s Get to Work!

Monday morning and ready to work. Today’s task is to help transform repurposed bleacher lumber into dimensional lumber that will eventually become …

Plug dem Holes

The bleacher boards have lots and lots of holes in them from the mounting hardware. We’re going to first clean off all …

Product Display

This display is right inside the front room at MMDC. It shows all the products that are created here, including the school …

New Room Darkening Shades

Terry and Tammy picked the dorm room nearest the outside security light. Tammy is fixin’ to solve that problem while Terry supervises …

Happy Birthday Bob!

Bob and Ruth Brown are from New Haven UMC near Willard, and round out our 6-person team this week. Bob celebrated his …

Line Up for Cake

Vicky, Tammy, and Ruth during Bob’s big birthday celebration. Vicky is praying for the first piece of cake.

Hanging Around the Dorm

I’m up early this morning. Got the coffee on and thought I’d take everyone on a tour of the dorm. Here’s the …

Kitchen

A very well-appointed kitchen comes with the deal.