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By Liz James A single flame flickers at the front of the room. Dancing across the faces of five volunteers, the light illuminates their differences in age, experience, and expression. Five unique countenances telling five unique stories. These five...

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Julianna: The summer I came home from East Africa I had to stop and think about my next step. I longed to return there one day and assist in economic development, but God had another plan for my life. I knew I was called to serve others and I had...

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We have an urgent need for volunteer assistant crew leaders to serve at WorkFest/YouthFest. These individuals must be experienced in home repair and comfortable helping lead groups of unskilled students on the job site. Assistant crew leaders will...

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Last month, Christian Appalachian Project commissioned five long-term (and two short-term) volunteers who have made a commitment of one year to Service, Community, and Spirituality in Eastern Kentucky. Our new volunteers come from all over the...

Mountain Spirit

By Ben Self Born in 1928, Loyal Jones was raised in a farming community in Cherokee County, North Carolina, deep in the Appalachian Mountains. His passions for the people and culture of Appalachia and for fighting poverty in the mountains led him to...

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