One of 14 covenant churches, The Memorial Church of the Prince of Peace, Gettysburg, recently gifted the nonprofit Adams County Habitat for Humanity with a $1,000 donation.
Covenant churches provide the organization with financial support as well as volunteer labor in their mission to provide homes with interest-free mortgages to deserving, low-income families in Adams County.
Front row, left to right: Pete Ricker, President, Adams County Habitat for Humanity; Bill Tyson, Vice President; The Rev. Herbert Sprouse, Prince of Peace; Pete Lindquist, Adams County Habitat for Humanity representative at Prince of Peace. Back row, left to right: Bill and Judy Leslie, Family Support; Bob Remaley, Volunteer Coordinator; Bill Scott, Construction Chair.
Since its inception in 1988, the nonprofit Adams County Habitat has provided 35 homes to low-income families. A duplex home at 70-72 North Fifth Street, currently under construction, marks the organization’s 36th and 37th homes.
Adams County Habitat for Humanity, a 501 (c) (3), follows the vision of Habitat for Humanity International: A world where everyone has a decent place to live. And the mission of Habitat for Humanity International is as follows: Seeking to put God’s love into action, Habitat for Humanity brings people together to build homes, communities and hope.