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Mountain Spirit

In the late part of the 1800s, among the African Americans in the mountains of Appalachia was a group that called London, Ky. home. In 1898, some of them came together to build a house of worship. It was named First Colored Baptist Church, but in...

Mountain Spirit

“It’s been a blessing,” reflected Ray Dean on the 20-plus-year relationship between God’s Temple Outreach in Barbourville, Ky. and Christian Appalachian Project’s (CAP) Operation Sharing. “Through their support and the goods they’ve provided our...

Blog, Volunteer Recruitment

My name is Alexander Pinarreta, I am a Long-Term volunteer with the Christian Appalachian Project. I first came to CAP during an alternative spring break trip (WorkFest) in March with my school, the University of Scranton, and I was hooked from that...

Blog, Volunteer Recruitment

My name is Alyssa McFadden, and I am serving as an AmeriCorps long term volunteer with CAP.  What this means is I made a huge decision…to move away from my home in Philadelphia to the hills of Appalachia for an entire year!  It was...

Press Releases

By: Tina BrysonENDICOTT, Ky. — Bistro lights glowed dimly above as Camp Shawnee counselors gathered for devotions at the end of a long day pouring into the lives of children. Danielle Rose sat on a couch strumming softly on her guitar while the...

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