5th Day of Living in a Shack
Monday, October 9, 2017
Lisa Pierce, executive director or ARM, has been living in a shack once again raising awareness about substandard housing in rural Alabama and raising funds.
We are living in Shacks
Thursday, September 14, 2017
Lisa Pierce, Executive Director of Alabama Rural Ministry (ARM), and other local leaders living in shacks for several days to raise awareness about substandard housing in rural parts of Alabama.
Bicylists Preparing to Ride 300 Miles Across Alabama
Monday, April 17, 2017
A group of cyclists are preparing to ride up to 300 miles across Alabama beginning Friday April 21st. Cyclists are riding and raising funds to help families with low incomes make their homes warm, safe, dry and beautiful. Several will cycle 100 miles a day over three days. Others are riding for one day and some logging miles over the next six weeks.
Cyclists Biking 300 miles across Alabama
Friday, March 17, 2017
From Friday, April 21st-April 23, 10-12 cyclists will be crossing Alabama to raise awareness about the housing needs in some of the poorest areas of our country, while raising money for home repairs in Lee, Macon and Sumter counties. Their ride will cover 100 miles a day for three days and is a triple century challenge.
Ending shacks in Alabama
Monday, October 17, 2016
ARM director, Lisa Pierce. and several local pastors and leaders are living in "shacks" for several day in downtown Auburn. By living in shacks, they are raising awareness about critical home repair and housing issues our elderly and families with extremely low incomes face on a daily basis.
Alabama Rural Ministry's Sweet Homes for Alabama
Tuesday, September 27, 2016
Lisa Pierce, Executive Director of Alabama Rural Ministry (ARM), and other local leaders living in shacks to raise awareness about substandard housing in rural parts of Alabama.
3 Days, 3 States, 300 Miles-Cyclists Cross Alabama to Raise Funds for Poverty Housing Alleviation
Thursday, April 14, 2016
13 cyclists will cover 100 miles a day to raise awareness about substandard housing in Alabama and how to help. The team is raising $25,000 used to repair homes for 20-30 families using close to a 1000 volunteers.
Alabama Rural Ministry’s 2016 MLK, Jr. Celebration
Monday, December 14, 2015
Alabama Rural Ministry will be celebrating MLK Day 2016 through community worship, home repair ministry, and a children’s event! All are invited to worship with us on Sunday January 17th from 4pm – 6pm at Tuskegee Methodist Church. On Monday, January 18th, two opportunities are available: (1) volunteers can serve with us through home repair ministry and (2) children ages 5-10 can attend our MLKidz event!
Local Leaders Living in Shacks
Tuesday, October 13, 2015
Local leaders living in shacks in Auburn to raise awareness and funds to help families with low incomes repair their homes.
8 Cyclists Crossing Alabama
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
8 Cyclists begin their 300 mile track across Alabama on Friday.
Below is the locations of their main stops. Riders have gained sponsors to help low income families, the elderly, and veterans, with vital home repair through volunteers.
Morning Launch 7:30am Auburn United Methodist Church (behind the Epworth Center) 137 S. Gay Street Auburn
Lunch- arrive at the 13th Street Bridge in Phenix City at Chattahooche River 12:30-1:00 eastern time
Arrival- Tuskegee- 402 S. Main Street Tuskegee, AL.
Launch 8:00am Tuskegee- 402 S. Main Street Tuskegee, AL
Lunch: Prattville UMC- 100 PM
Arrival: Memorial UMC Broad Street Selma
Launch 7:30am Memorial UMC Broad Street Selma
Arrival: 5:00pm Livingston UMC, Washington Street Livingston
Local leaders living in shacks
Friday, October 17, 2014
Press release summary
ARM is preparing for its 7th Annual Hope for Homes aka No More Shacks in Alabama Campaign. Local business and ministry leaders will be giving four hours of their time with director, Lisa Pierce, to raise awareness about low-income housing in Alabama and help ARM raise $50,000 to help fund needed repairs.
Dwelling in Shacks in Alabama
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
ARM is preparing for its 7th Annual Hope for Homes aka No More Shacks in Alabama Campaign. Local business and ministry leaders will be giving four hours of their time with director, Lisa Pierce, to raise awareness about low-income housing in Alabama and help ARM raise $50,000 to help fund needed repairs. They are doing this by living in "shacks" for the week of Oct. 18-25th in front of the Auburn Wesley Foundation 131 S. Gay Street Auburn.
Cyclists Crossing Alabama
Friday, April 11, 2014
11 cyclists are less than a month away from biking across Alabama to raise awareness about poverty housing. This ride will cover 100 miles/day for three days and travel from Georgia to Mississippi across the Black Belt.
Going into the Shacks
Wednesday, October 9, 2013
ARM director Lisa Pierce and other community members are staying in shacks to raise awareness about poverty housing in Alabama and how everyone can help.
Ministry leaders getting locked up!
Tuesday, October 1, 2013
Alabama Rural Ministry's 6th Annual "No More Shacks" event. Lisa Pierce, director of ARM will live in a shack for several days with other ministry leaders giving some time as well. Begins Oct. 11 and ends when $50,000 is raised.
Monday, May 6, 2013
Six Cyclists crossed Alabama to raise funds and awareness for Alabama Rural Ministry (ARM); a home repair ministry based in Auburn/Opelika.
Wednesday, May 1, 2013
Six cyclists raising funds for home repair in Alabama go across Alabama!
Alabama Rural Ministry and Tuskegee to be Honored
Friday, April 19, 2013
The Make A Difference Day Committee has selected ARM as one of ten national organizations to receive a $10,000 grant for their participation with Make A Difference Day, a National Day of Service. They will be featured in this weekends USAWeekend edition and will be awarded the grant on Thursday April 25th.
Monday, April 1, 2013
Cyclists preparing for a three day cycling tour across the state of Alabama to raise funds for substandard housing in rural areas. Sponsored by Alabama Rural Ministry (ARM).
Local Minister Leaders Locked Up!
Monday, October 8, 2012
The 4th Annual, Lisa in the Shack, begins Oct. 25th and this time other pastors have agreed to stay 24 hours in their own shack.
Over 18 riders cycling across Alabama
Wednesday, February 15, 2012
May 4-6 several bicyclists will journey from MS to GA to raise awareness about poverty housing in Alabama. Still registering other riders.
Being Great in Tuskegee-resend correction
Wednesday, January 11, 2012
Information about MLK's Great Day of Service sponsored by Alabama Rural Ministry (ARM) and the Macon County Ministerial Association.
Stuck in a Shack...
Wednesday, October 26, 2011
Alabama Rural Ministry lives in a "shack" to simulate poverty housing and struggles of low income rural families. Lunch seminars available to learn more information and ways to help.
Make A Difference Day around the corner!
Thursday, October 6, 2011
Highlights the upcoming National Day of Service through USA Magazine on Oct. 22nd
New Treasure in Opelika!
Wednesday, December 22, 2010
Alabama Rural Ministry's Buildmore Store is having their Grand Opening Open House on Jan. 8th from 7-4. Several activities for visiting guests who attend!