Sanlando UMC in Longwood has long supported the Florida Children’s Home. This year, for the first time, Sandlando’s members responded to the unusual idea of Christmas in July and came up with 417 items on the home’s wish list.
What began years back as a clothing and accessory exchange between girlfriends has turned into a hugely successful church activity that touches its pre-school teachers, congregation and the surrounding community.
The goal is to equip children who age out of the Children’s Home and go out on their own with the skills set to develop appropriate relationships with their families, their neighbors and in the workplace.
Hands of Healing concentrates on missions to Guatemala using an in-country organization whose main concern involves the bigger picture for the Mayan population.
“When you walk through the doors, you feel the hospitality and enthusiasm; it’s contagious. The church is alive. It is phenomenal to see the turnaround our church has made.”
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450 Martin L King Jr Ave
Lakeland, FL 33815
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