Amelia’s Gift 5K

Pastor Craig Smith is a good friend of mine and local pastor here in town. He has had a huge mission vision for years and is seeing it come to fruition. You can support his ministry by participating in this fun 5K:


You are invited to run (or walk) our 5k at Shadow Lake in Greenwood on January 23rd to benefit Grace School in Uganda.  Amelia’s 15th birthday is January 22nd and in lieu of having a party or receiving gifts she asked to host a 5k again this year to raise money for Grace School.

Due to the pandemic, a few changes were made this year.  Most notable is that we are offering staggered start times for those who wish to participate in person.  We also offer a “virtual” option.

This all got started when Amelia turned 8 years old. Rather than receive gifts for her birthday, she gathered shoes for an orphanage in Haiti and has had a fundraiser for her birthday ever since.

Amelia’s work supports our Pastor Craig Smith’s Village 2 Village ministry.  You can read more about Village 2 Village and the Grace School here:

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