Dear Friends,

We have BIG NEWS to share with you. Darin Bohlken, Executive Director of Great River Faith in Action, has decided to step down after 7 years of faithful service. We are so grateful to God for Darin’s dedication to our older clients, tireless work in our Furniture for Families Program, and his excellence in keeping our finances in order. We will miss Darin, yet wish him all the best on his new adventure God is calling him to in Michigan’s U.P..

We are happy to announce Maureen Baty has accepted the call to become Great River Faith in Action’s Executive Director starting this Fall. Maureen worked at Faith in Action as a Volunteer Coordinator for two years, volunteered for 10+ years, and has recently worked with Faith in Action clients and events for over 2 years. We are so excited to see how Maureen will continue to serve our clients, volunteers and community as she follows the Lord’s leading. During the summer months, Darin & Maureen will be working together to make the transition as smooth as possible. Please join us in prayer for Darin and Maureen.

Great River Faith in Action is also excited to welcome two new Board Members, Candice Hanson and Doug Anderson. We are thankful for their willingness to help lead Faith in Action as we continue to strengthen our communities through caring relationships.

This Spring we have been busy coordinating Yard Angels to help our older clients with yard clean up. Over 190 volunteers served their neighbors and volunteered 350 hours for this spring event!! WOW! Check out some fun pictures from this awesome Faith in Action event here!

Even with our 90+ degree days, we continue to deliver furniture to many struggling single families. Many of these are single moms who are trying desperately to get back on their feet again. Thanks to our partnership with Becker Furniture World, we are helping these single parents and kids thrive.

Ready to tee off? Our 7th Annual Golf Scramble is coming up on Monday, August 23 at Pebble Creek in Becker! We are still looking for individuals, teams and sponsors to join us for this fun event!! To register, please call our office at 763-263-4277.

All the services Faith in Action provides is at no cost to those we serve because we are community supported. Please consider a gift of any amount, so we are able to continue to serve our community. We couldn’t do what we do without YOU!!!! Thank You!!!

Darin Bohlken                                 Maureen Baty                                Jason Hammerback, Board Chair

But seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you.
Matthew 6:33