I Had a Dream

by Diana Canty Pierce

The site where the new Plummer Living Hope Adventist Church will be constructed. 
Heavy equipment is clearing out the debris so the land is ready to build the church. 

Plummer, Idaho, April 11, 2013 -Bible Worker Coordinator Todd Parker, in his rounds of visitation, discovered Virginia who was recovering from hip surgery and in need of assistance.  Todd engaged the Plummer Church plant members in ministering to Virginia. 

Over the course of the next three years, the church plant group sacrificially ministered to Virginia. They built a porch and steps leading to her front door, they transported her to medical appointments, and they helped her with weekly chores such as taking out her garbage and shopping for groceries. They assisted her in general, attending to all her needs. 

Virginia did not want her affairs conducted on the Sabbath and considered appointing one of the church plant members as administrator of her estate, but in the end passed away without a Will leaving her nieces with no direction as to how to dispose of her property.

In a dream Ron Bayless felt impressed to offer Virginia’s heirs “all the money in the building fund,” for the purchase of the property. Amazingly, the offer was accepted even though it was Ten Thousand Dollars less than another offer on the table.  So Seventh Street is destined to become the home of the Living Hope Seventh-day Adventist Church in Plummer, Idaho specifically established for the purpose of reaching those sitting in darkness on the Coeur d’Alene reservation!

BE A PART OF THE MIRACLE!  Donate your time, talent and resources to raising a Seventh-day Adventist Church on the Coeur d’Alene reservation in Plummer, Idaho.  This Maranatha project is scheduled for Aug. 4-18.  Call Maranatha coordinator Jerry Anderson (509-844-4125) or contractor Marvin Rogers (208-929-2160) for details.

It is exciting to finally have the building permit in hand and to see how God is so amazing in giving us windows and doors. Jesus has promised, "I will be with you always, helping you to perform your duty, guiding, comforting, sanctifying, sustaining you, giving you success in speaking words that shall draw the attention of others to heaven" Acts of the Apostles p. 29.

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