“Driving Home Hope” Golf Tournament Supports Home of Hope

“Driving Home Hope” Golf Tournament Supports Home of Hope


VISIT CHRIS FIELD EVENTS SCOTT AND AND BEFORE THE BREAK WE GOT AN OVERVIEW OF THE HOME OF HOPE IN BRIDGEVILLE PART OF A PROGRAM THAT HELPS WOMEN STRUGGLING WITH ADDICTION GET BACK ON THEIR FEET. NOW WE’RE LEARNING ABOUT AN EVENT THAT SUPPORTS THAT HOME. SENIOR PASTOR AT UNION UNITED METHODIST CHURCH BRIDGEVILLE REVEREND JAMES PENN WELL JOINS US NOW TO TALK ABOUT DRIVING HOME HOPE. WHAT IS THAT? YES THIS IS OUR GOLF TOURNAMENT. THIS IS OUR THIRD YEAR THAT WE’VE DONE THIS TOGETHER AND IT’S A DESIRE THAT WE HAVE TO TRULY BE A PARTNER IN OUR COMMUNITY AND WE KNOW THAT SIGNIFICANCE OF THE OPIOID EPIDEMIC AND WHAT EVERYBODY’S FACING AND SO WE WANTED TO PARTNER AND WALK HAND-IN-HAND WITH THE HOMOPHOBE AND RAISE AS MUCH MONEY AS POSSIBLE TO BE ABLE TO HELP THEM AND THAT GREAT AND VITAL MINISTRY THAT THEY’RE A PART OF AND THAT’S WHY WE HAD THIS TURN. IT’S THE THIRD YEAR YOU SAID SO OBVIOUSLY IT’S DOING WELL GROWING OVER THE YEARS. YES IT HAS BEEN AND WHAT WE’VE REALLY NOTICED IS THAT WE’VE SEEN SOME MORE PARTNERSHIPS WE HAVE SOME NEW BUSINESSES THAT ARE BEING A PART OF IT AND SPONSORING AND ALSO WE’VE SEEN SOME NEW GOLFERS ALSO WE’RE TRYING TO HAVE SOME COMPETITION AMONGST THE CHURCHES IN THE AREA AS WELL. SO WE’RE HOPING TO HAVE EVEN MORE CHURCHES JOIN AND HAVE A TEAM IN THE TOURNAMENT AND HAS SOME FRIENDLY COMPETITION AND THERE’S A TROPHY THAT THEY CAN GET AS WELL. YEAH I’M SURE THE TROPHY AND BRAGGING RIGHTS ARE WORTH IT THERE? SO ANYTHING ELSE NEW THINKING ABOUT OTHER THAN SPURN COMPETITION BETWEEN THE CHURCHES YOU KNOW BETWEEN THE SPRING UP THE COMPETITION TRYING TO GET NEW PARTNERSHIPS AS ARE THE BIG THINGS THAT ARE KIND OF THE MAIN SIGNIFICANCE OF THE TOURNAMENT. ALSO WE CONTINUE TO HAVE DOOR PRIZES AND GIVE WAYS AND A REALLY NICE LUNCH THAT HERITAGE SHORTS PROVIDES. SO IT’S JUST A GREAT AND FUN EXPERIENCE FOR EVERYBODY THAT TAKES PART. NOW THIS EVENT IS A SIGNIFICANT FUND RAISE OR SPECIFICALLY FOR THE HOME OF HOPE ISN’T IT. YES IT IS ABSOLUTE AND WE TRY TO RAISE AS MUCH MONEY AS WE POSSIBLY CAN YOU KNOW OUR GOAL IS IN THE TEN THOUSAND DOLLAR RANGE OR BEYOND THAT. AND SO WE WOULD CERTAINLY LOVE TO BE ABLE TO MEET THAT AND HELP THEM AS MUCH AS POSSIBLE. AND I HEAR YOU KNOW REALLY THIS IS THE FALL EARLY FALL IS A REALLY GOOD TIME TO GET OUT ON THE LINKS. IT REALLY IS AND CERTAINLY OUR HOPE AND PRAYER IS THE WEATHER IS AS BEAUTIFUL AS IT IS RIGHT NOW AND THEREBY HAS A NICE EXPERIENCE AND BY THE GRACE OF GOD WE’VE HAD REAL NICE WEATHER WE PRAY FOR THAT AGAIN. AND YOU’VE DEFINITELY BEAUTIFUL COURSE NO MATTER WHAT THE WEATHER YES ABSOLUTELY IS A GORGEOUS COURSE. IT’S REALLY ENJOYABLE TO PLAY ON AND EVERYBODY THAT IS A PART OF THE TOURNAMENT ALWAYS HAS AN AWESOME TIME. IT HAS TO BE HAS TO GIVE YOU A GOOD FEELING TO BE PART OF AN ORGANIZATION LIKE TEEN CHALLENGE AND THE HOME OF HOPE AND SEEING IT ACTUALLY MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN THE LIVES OF PEOPLE. MOST DEFINITELY. YOU KNOW WE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH SEEK TO PARTNER AT A COMMUNITY TO TOUCH LIVES TO BLESS OTHERS AND THE HOME OF HOPE IS A HUGE PART OF THAT. AND SO WE LOVE SUPPORTING THEM GIVING TO THEM PARTNERING THEM WITH THEM IN EVERY WAY THAT WE CAN. ALL RIGHT. WELL LET’S GO OVER THE EVENT DETAILS FOR DRIVING HOME HOPE. WHEN IS IT. IT IS ON SEPTEMBER THE 12TH. WE HAVE 730 REGISTRATION 845 OPENING CEREMONY AND A 9:00 SHOTGUN START SHOTGUN AND START ALL RIGHT AND THAT’S AT HERITAGE SHORE’S GOLF CLUB IN BIRDSVILLE. AND YOU CAN CALL TO REGISTER. THAT’S RIGHT. YOU CAN CALL OUR CHURCH OFFICE AND REGISTER AND ALSO SEE MORE DETAILS ON OUR WEB SITE. UNION IN BRIDGEVILLE DOT COM. OF COURSE WE’LL HAVE ALL THAT INFORMATION ON OUR WEB SITE AS WELL. THANK YOU FOR DOING THIS. IT’S SO WONDERFUL GOOD LUCK

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