Basic Home Improvement Ministry in Akron

PROJECT SHINE

Project Shine exists to connect individuals to Christ through basic home improvement and ministry in our communities, while spiritually investing in our participants.

June 18-23

COUNTDOWN to Kick-OFF!

 

AKRON
the rubber capital

JUN 18-23
2017, of course

6 Days
prepare to be challenged

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Get Involved

Explore what will happen on PROJECT SHINE WEEK

Get Involved

Want to volunteer for our Project Week? Find individual and group forms here


Interested in our new Worksite Coordinator position? Find additional details here.

Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions! Contact information can be found here.

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Donate

Interested in donating to Project Shine? Donate here.

Do you need help?

Are you an Akron resident in need of our service? Sign up here.

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Please register for our silent auction. The proceeds go to help fund Project Shine.

Silent Auction

Want to buy a ticket for our 8th annual silent auction? Buy ticket here.

50,000

Dollars

Invested in Akron properties

300

Projects

Completed since 2002

100

Volunteers

representing 8+ organizations each year

1

Savior

We seek to Glorify!

The Speaker and the Band

The purpose is to draw the Project Shine participants into a spirit of worship of the Almighty God.

Josh Miller

Josh MillerShine Speaker

Josh Miller is the Youth Director and Worship Leader at Goss Memorial Church. He lives in the Kenmore community and has a heart for the residents of Kenmore and a huge passion for Project Shine. Josh is husband to Kristi and daddy to his beloved children Eden and Levi.

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DS WorshipShine Worship Band

The DS Worship Band is a collection of talented musicians and singers from the Akron area. Their blend of Hip-Hop, Gospel, and Contemporary Christian music is a staple of the Project Shine week. The band's desire is to support the spiritual theme of the week, while coming alongside the youth leaders in their desire to disciple teenagers.

Our History

God has blessed our efforts and deepened our passion.

The vision for Project Shine began in the summer of 2001. The youth ministries of Hope United Methodist Church and Goss Memorial Church, both of Kenmore, ended up attending the same workcamp in East Bank, WV. Neither group knew of the other’s participation. The coincidence was discovered when the guys from both groups ended up staying next to each other in the school from which the workcamp operated. As the week developed, relationships were forged and a vision of bringing a similar ministry to Kenmore was birthed.


After many months of prayer, planning, support from the City of Akron (and winging-it!), the summer of 2002 saw the dawn of Project Shine. The three day, four night event witnessed over a dozen lives impacted by the outreach ministry. Over 45 volunteers came together and impacted Kenmore. The summers of 2003-2015 have produced awesome ministry and memories. Making adjustments along the way, adding volunteers, and moving ahead with an unrelenting focus on Christ, God has blessed our efforts and deepened our passion. We look forward to serving Kenmore for many years to come.

Application Forms

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Participant Application
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Online Payment

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Resident Application
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Photographs

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