The Greene County Wood Ministry began in the Fall of 2008. This ministry provides firewood free of charge to anyone who needs it and could not otherwise obtain it for themselves. Many volunteers are needed to make this ministry happen.
In 2010, an agreement was reached with the Sheriff to get a work detail of inmates each Saturday to help with the woodcutting activities, along with other volunteers. Many of the volunteers have developed relationships with the inmates, and has given many young men the opportunity to work closely with role models. There are several young men who were formerly inmates now returning each Saturday to volunteer and continue helping with this ministry.
Each Saturday, volunteers from local churches prepare breakfast and lunch for the “woodcutters”. First Church provides lunch for the volunteers on Saturdays during the above designated months.
Workers are needed to help prepare the meal, serve, and cleanup. It may only take a short time to make a big difference in someone else’s life.
Contact person: Virginia Waddell (423) 470-2325