Entries by Patti Weerstra

Join the Challenge!

We are excited to announce the #mhm100challenge! What’s the 100 campaign all about? Recently, I met with one of our residents, who we will call “Claire” to protect her identity.  Claire moved back to Michigan with her 7 yr old child after a very difficult separation, through no fault of her own. She heard about […]

Meet the Volunteer: Carole and Margaret – Bible Study Leaders

Sometimes, our volunteers remind us the beauty, power and increase that teamwork can bring. Our Bible Study Leaders, Carole and Margaret show us just that! Together, they lead the Bible Study on Tuesday mornings, faithfully serving the women every week. The program residents appreciate Carole and Margaret’s insight of the Word of God. They work […]

Help Us Provide Hope

Dear My House Ministry Friends and Supporters: Raising funds for worthy non-profits like My House Ministry has always been challenging. This year has been no different and may be more complicated by recent changes in the tax laws. Whatever the reason, we find it necessary to come to you with a special appeal.   As […]

Meet the Volunteers: Holly – Bible Study Leader

Volunteers are the heart and soul of My House Ministry. There are many aspects to the ministry that we would not be able to accomplish without our volunteers. Some of our most faithful volunteers are our Bible Study Leaders. We wanted to share a bit about each volunteer and why they are passionate about volunteering! […]

Please pardon our dust!

In the midst of great trials, there is great pain… at times we do not see the ending in sight… at times we retreat and give up, maybe even going back into the sin in our lives that brought us to the trial in the first place. It is in those temptations that we must […]

Year End Update!

Dear My House Ministry supporters and friends, We thank God for each of you as we enter into the Thanksgiving and Christmas Season once again!  We have had such a blessed year with so many wonderful changes and growth.  In January, 2017 we added a fourth ministry home to bring affordable housing to 3 more […]

Housing Crisis in West Michigan

My House Ministry’s Board Member, Scott Sterenburg, shares his experience and expertise about the housing crisis happening in West Michigan. We are thankful for people like Scott and the many organizations fighting to help people struggling with housing. _______________________________________________ Housing in Holland MI. Yet another man was in my office today, trying to get leads […]

Intern Perspective: Do What You Love

This week, our intern Maty talks about some of the incredible things she has learned from our ministry during the time she worked with us.  I first began working with My House as a communication intern earlier this May. I had never interned anywhere before, so to say that I was nervous would be an understatement. […]