December 23, 2016

2016 in Review

This year has been difficult, it has also been full of productivity and growth. Below you’ll find a concise list of why this year was one to remember. 

Most Awesome
Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice!  -Philippians 4:4
  • One full year of Eden Property Services social enterprise pilot/trial
  • One full year housing core guys in Well House
  • Purchased 29’ 5th wheel travel trailer for mobile unit

Most Awful
We are hard pressed on every side, but not crushed; perplexed, but not in despair; persecuted, but not abandoned; struck down, but not destroyed. - 2 Corinthians 4:8-9
  • Volunteer wrecked our van for food distribution
  • Neighborhood Petition against the homeless
  • Consistent harassment by code enforcement (aka “Neighborhood Enhancement”)

I will remember the deeds of the Lord. - Psalm 77:11
  • 2 weddings between core people in our community
  • Over 18 tons of groceries shared with neighbors
  • Graced with more than 15,000 visits by our neighbors
  • Acquired Ford Ranger & 2 enclosed trailers for Property Services business

Bear one another’s burdens, and so fulfill the law of Christ. -Galatians 6:2
Places Visited
"That is that you and I may be mutually encouraged by each other’s faith" -Romans 1:12

Continued Team Education
"let the wise listen and add to their learning, and let the discerning get guidance." -Proverbs 1:5
Driving Values
Talk about them when you sit at home and when you walk along the road, when you lie down and when you get up. - Deuteronomy 6:7
  • Jesus’ preferential option for the poor
  • The importance of direct relationship, with those we identify with easily, and those we do not
  • A love that is radical in its sacrifice and expression of mercy
  • The inherent and God-given dignity of every human being
  • Stewardship, and the reality that no one and nothing is trash
  • Independence and interdependence, expressed in personal empowerment and responsibility


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