Men's NetWork WORK DAY 2014
April 26, 2014, marked the second Men's NetWork WORK DAY. This nationwide, one-day event gave men a chance to get out and help their communities, neighborhoods and churches, by paying it forward.
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Serving Others and Feeling Good: Men's NetWork WORK DAY Gets Busy for Year Two
In locations all around the United States, April 26, 2014, was a day of helping out by giving a hand to others. This year some 45 groups signed up. This translated into almost 800 individuals putting their hands to the plow. We heard about spring spruce-ups, clean-ups, and fix-ups. There has been painting, raking, hauling, moving, sheet-rocking, lugging, trimming, and more. Efforts in neighborhoods and communities have taken place -- and that's excellent. In fact, that's the kind of outreach work that makes visible and lasting inroads into the places where you live -- where outsiders can see your efforts and tie it back to the churches and congregations where you come from.
Our kudos to all who took time from their Saturday to lend a hand to those who could use it!
As always, we work today with an eye to the future. Along those lines, be thinking about what next year might bring. As you do, consider these thoughts: what proved to be a good rallying cry to get guys signed up and participating this year? Whatever it was, pass your thoughts along to us and, by all means, repeat it next year. Did you solicit ideas from the guys in your group as to what seemed like the most urgent or pressing work to be done? Did you get suggestions that were a little out of the box? -- a lot out of the box? If so, let us know. We like to hear about those. : Were there ideas presented that might take more than one weekend day to accomplish? Those are worthwhile pursuits as well.
And last but not least, for those who worked this year but haven't given us your details, please do. Just go to the Men's NetWork Facebook page at www.facebook.com/lhmmen and send us a picture or two with a brief description. Nobody took any pictures? Then just e-mail us at email@example.com, and tell us about it. The bottom line: this is about more than just one day. It's about inspiring others, so they can see how easy--and fun--it is to make a difference in their own neighborhoods, churches and communities.