235 teens in Rock Hill this week working at 16 World Changers’ sites

Posted June 18, 2013 7:59 pm | Filed under Featured, Local News

By week’s end, one home will be getting a brand new roof and another half dozen will get brand new handicapped-accessible ramps as 235 teens from across the southeast spend a week in Rock Hill serving low income families.

14 work teams from World Changers, an effort organized through Nashville-based Lifeway Christian Ministries, are in Rock Hill this week working on repairs to 16 homes.

Alyse Malavasi leads the project’s communications efforts and says while the teens come to work, they also minister to those they are serving.

Participants this summer like Daniel Bergman paid $250 each for the opportunity to serve others.

Mike Wallace heads the missions developments efforts for the York Baptist Association and says while teens today catch a lot of grief for over-commercialism, these teens are different

This year, World Changers celebrates its 18th year in Rock Hill and more than 20 years working in communities across the country.