Time To Serve

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

Holland ServeHOLLAND, Mich.-  It has become a right of passage for Hope college Freshman, get to campus get ready for classes and for the 13th year now spend the Saturday before labor day working in the community. They are mostly first year kids who set down the books and pick up things like shovels and rakes, to help serve in the community where they will spend the school year.

One of the projects was at the 14th street Christian reformed church where a crew of 6 spent the day doing some landscaping and removing old shrubs in order to get ready for a new construction project. Bill Ryckbost is a member of the church and was working alongside the kids, he says he is thankful for their help.

“We are very happy that they come and help us work on a project here that benefits our church and the community in general, so it ids a great thing in general to see them out here exercising their potential” Today that potential involved paying it forward.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

w

Connecting to %s