Our Journey So F
What an amazing journey this has been! We see Godworking in lives all around us on a daily basis and -wow- howawesome it is to be in his midst! Let us catch you up tospeed over the last 9 months and then read on to hearstories of how God is moving and how you can be involved.
- The Bonds moved to Texas to run The Storehousefood pantry and start Metro Relief.
Aug, Sept, Oct.-
We swealtered in record heat of 110 +degrees as Austin met many people and learned the needs of this area. He also learned all about the food pantry thatoperates twice a week feeding 300+ families per month.
- The bus started its first outreach locally in TheColony, TX. We continue to go each Friday night, buildingrelationships and helping those in need.
- The Storehouse had its first Christmas party forthe community, giving away hundreds of gifts to families inneed.
- Metro Relief began a second weekly outreach toUnity Park in Ft. Worth.
- Metro hosted its first missions team. Two staff members joined our team! AND NOW
We have our (501c3) Non-profit Status! Praise God!
Bonds’ Urban Update:
From Dallas/Ft. Worth Texas
Why Budget Suites?
Budget Suites is a residential motel located in TheColony, TX, about 30 miles north of Dallas. Guestshave the opportunity to pay by the week making itan easier option for those living paycheck topaycheck. Many, unfortunately, are one paycheckaway from homelessness.The bus started going to Budget Suites in Novemberon Friday nights to offer these families andindividuals hope, encouragement, and resources.Our staff and volunteers set up camp each week togive out drinks and snacks, weekend groceries, andclothing.Through this outreach we met
(picturedleft) who came to the bus one night in need of foodand help with housing. He had recently lost his jobbecause of car troubles and in turn could not pay hisrent. He and his wife and friend would soon behomeless again.
He stated, “I don’t know why God
has me on this journey but he always takes care of
To contact us or to give by mail, please use the envelopeenclosed.
P.O. Box 560962The Colony, TX 75056214-901-3814
Julian and Brennaboth live at BudgetSuites and comeeach week to playwith thevolunteers andhear bible stories.Brenna has sincemoved away.Robert and hiswife, Amanda,and theirfriend, Zanenow homelessin Dallas