Representing the Kingdom of God to the mobility-impaired The mission of EmmanuWheel is to provide wheelchair ramps to mobility-impaired individuals who cannot afford the cost of the ramps. By addressing the specific needs of mobility-impaired individuals, it is the intention of EmmanuWheel to share the love of Christ in a practical way. EmmanuWheel hopes to create a lasting improvement in their lives.
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Everyday in His service is a good day, but the Lord often makes days perfect for Mt. Horeb UMC's ramp team. Such was the case when He performed one of His "little miracles" for Mr. G. The weather was great, the volunteers enthusiastic; and, we pray, the results worthy of His approval.
Thank you to the Mt. Horeb UMC ramp building team for providing safe entry for Mr. J.
1 Peter 4:11 If anyone serves, they should do so with the strength God provides, so that in all things God may be praised.
Despite a cold, rainy start, the Mt. Horeb UMC volunteers kept their faith in the Lord's provision to provide Mr. and Mrs. W. with a safe way out of and into their home.
Eph 2:8-10 For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith—and this is not from yourselves, it is the gift of God—not by works, so that no one can boast. For we are God’s handiwork, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do.
Despite a wet and cold December day, the Lexington Church of Christ ramp building team created a wheelchair ramp for Ms. H. She had not been able to get out of the house prior to the build.
Eleven members of the Mt. Horeb UMC ramp building team shared their time and talent with Mr. and Mrs. G. and were blessed in the experience. Eph 4:28 Anyone………must work, doing something useful with their own hands, that they may have something to share with those in need.
The Mt. Horeb UMC team enjoyed some fall weather and had a perfect day to build a "little miracle" for Mr. & Mrs. H. and their friends and family.
Before the Mt. Horeb UMC team came on the scene, Mr. P's steps and porch were badly rotted and a hazard. Mr. P and his family can now enter and exit the home safely.
Heb 6:10 God is not unjust; he will not forget your work and the love you have shown him as you have helped his people and continue to help them.
Ms. A's old ramp was built a long time ago and had deteriorated to the point of being very dangerous. The ramp building team from Lexington Church of Christ removed the old ramp and platform and gave Ms. A a safe method of entering and exiting her home.
Volunteers from Mt. Horeb UMC's ramp team completed a ramp for Ms. R. and her mother. To work His "little miracle", the Lord blessed the team with a beautiful Carolina summer day in early fall. Who says He doesn't have a sense of humor?
The Mt. Horeb UMC team and a team from Brookland Baptist Church joined forces to build a BIG ramp for Ms. I. Ms. I. now has safe access to and from her home and the teams enjoyed the fellowship as they worked together.
Mt. Horeb UMC's team built a ramp for a young quadriplegic boy prior to hurricane Florence moving into the area. Though the build was more difficult than most projects, the team was blessed to know that they were the hands and feet of God.
The hard-working Lexington Church of Christ volunteers loved seeing Mr. B. roll down his ramp. For the first time in 6 months, he was able to get outside! A neighbor came by with a pitcher of ice water and cups to show the team her appreciation for helping her long time neighbor and friend.
Sixteen dedicated Mt. Horeb UMC volunteers showed up on a hot and humid day to complete a ramp for Mrs. S! Psalm 90:17 May the favor of the Lord our God rest on us; establish the work of our hands for us – yes, establish the work of our hands.
God's grace - no rain, cloud cover, and a cooling breeze permitted the Mt. Horeb UMC team to complete Ms. M.'s ramp. A great lunch by John was a big help as well! Ms. M. was thankful that she would be able to get out into her yard once again - something she's not been able to enjoy in a long time.
Acts 20: By this kind of hard work we must help the weak, remembering the words the Lord Jesus himself said: “it is more blessed to give than to receive.”
Lexington Church of Christ builds a much needed ramp and some steps for Ms. S.
A lovely thank you card was received from one of our clients!
The Mt. Horeb team was able to complete an egress deck for Ms. M. The deck will allow her safer exit and entry to her home at the back door. Ecc 3:12 I know that there is nothing better for people than to be happy and to do good while they live.
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The Mt. Horeb EmmanuWheel team didn't move heaven, but with God's help, they moved a lot of earth to build an access ramp for Mr. G. Mr. G now has safe egress for his many dialysis treatments each week.
Mt. Horeb UMC sent a great group of volunteers to build a "little miracle" for Mr. J. In addition to the ramp, the team installed hand railings around the existing porch.
Mr. G. said he would not take a million dollars for his new ramp! We are so blessed to have this dedicated team of ramp builders from Mt. Horeb United Methodist Church.
Heb 6:10 God is not unjust; He will not forget your work and the love you have shown Him as you have helped His people and continue to help them.
Mt. Horeb UMC's latest project and God's latest success involved thirteen committed volunteers working long hours in the rain to complete the team's most challenging project yet. Ms. H's big smile as she negotiated the "maze" made overcoming the challenges worthwhile. Gal 6:9 - Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up.
What a blessed day for the Mt. Horeb UMC volunteers and for Mr. and Mrs. R. God, once again, performed one of His little miracles. Heb 13:16 And do not forget to do good and to share with others, for with such sacrifices God is pleased.
A half dozen Mt. Horeb UMC volunteers blessed Ms. S. with a Happy New Year and a new ramp! Colossians 3:23 Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord...
The good Lord challenged the Mt. Horeb UMC ramp building team a bit more than usual with less than ideal weather and a bigger than average ramp project! He and 12 hearty volunteers completed a little miracle for Ms. R. Welcome back to the team, Ray!
The MAPD Help Desk at Blue Cross Blue Shield CGS built a ramp for Ms. S. This small crew of first timers spent nearly 9 hours learning how to build a wheelchair ramp. Ms. S was so appreciative that she can now get to her mailbox and the patio in the back yard where her family likes to get together and eat and visit.
The Lord once again blessed us with great weather and great fellowship as the Mt. Horeb UMC team built an access ramp in Blythewood for Mr. and Mrs. P.
What a team and what a joy! Lexington Church of Christ builds a ramp for Ms. H!
The Lord blessed the Mt. Horeb UMC team with good weather, protected them from any (major) accidents, and provided them with enough skill to give Ms. W. safe access to and from her home :-).
Despite the hard soil, the Lord gave the Mt. Horeb UMC team a perfect day to build a ramp for Ms. W.
Kittiwake Baptist Church builds a ramp for the H. family!
Lexington Church of Christ builds a ramp for Mr. W.
The Mt. Horeb UMC ramp team worked in the summer heat to complete a ramp for Mr. F. This team continues to be the Lord’s hands and feet.
Lexington Church of Christ installs a handrail for Ms. H. Mrs H had been using the brick wall to lean against to steady herself while climbing the stairs. Now, she has a safer entrance.
Mt. Horeb UMC's team builds a ramp for 8-year-old Ariana.
The Lord provided the Mt. Horeb UMC ramp building team with cloud cover and temperatures allowing them to finish His work for Ms. M. in good time and in good condition.
Lexington Church of Christ builds a ramp for Mr. B.
Kittiwake Baptist Church builds a ramp for Mr. and Mrs. I ! Now to him who is able to do immeasurably more than all we ask or imagine, according to his power that is at work within us. Ephesians 3:20
We pray for Ms. W. who was hospitalized the night before Mt. Horeb UMC's team built a ramp for her. She will have God's gift to look forward to when she gets home.
Thank you, Mt. Horeb UMC ramp building team! Your efforts will relieve Ms. M's family of the strenuous and sometimes risky handling involved in getting Ms. M. in and out of her home.
Lexington Church of Christ ramp building team constructs a ramp for Mr. W.!
The Mt. Horeb UMC team had a huuuuuuuge turnout and a perfect day to build two ramps for Ms. V. Ms. V. is legally blind and physically disabled. Her need for safe access to her home was very real.
The Lexington Church of Christ Senior Team returned to Mr. M's home to build a ramp allowing access to his home in his new motorized wheelchair!
The Lexington Church of Christ senior team is a gift to this community! They built a ramp specially designed for Mr. M.
For Siera's senior project, she was joined by her family and the Lexington Church of Christ to build a ramp for Mrs. L!
God gave the Mt. Horeb UMC ramp building team a great South Carolina March day to construct a ramp for Mrs D. The team, with help from Mrs. D's family, finished the project in record time!
The Mt. Horeb UMC ramp team built a ramp for Ms. C and enjoyed some fellowship and food! Two team members brought Ms. C a Gideon Bible and some handmade Valentines.
Thanks to the Lexington Church of Christ senior team, Mrs. M can now enter and exit her home safely for doctor visits!
The Lexington Church of Christ Senior Team built handrails so that Mr. E. can enter and exit his home.
The Mt. Horeb UMC team had a perfect day for building Mr. M.'s ramp.
The Mt. Horeb UMC team set a goal of building a ramp for Ms. H. to get her home in time for the holidays. She could not leave rehabilitation until she had safe access to her home. Despite record low temperatures, a record turnout from the team completed the ramp in under 8 hours!
The Mt. Horeb UMC team was graced with a beautiful fall day as they built a ramp for Mr. A.
God blessed this day, then Mr. J. and his granddaughter closed the day with a prayer of gratitude thanking God for His many blessings. In Thanksgiving for the Mt. Horeb UMC ramp building team.
What a gift! Lexington Church of Christ builds a ramp for Ms. J!
With God supervising, Mrs. M. was able to enjoy the sunshine with the volunteers from the Mt. Horeb UMC ramp building team for the first time in many months!
We will miss you, Ken and Donna Bickel!
We would like to thank our friend, brother in Christ, and team leader, Ken Bickel for 6 years of service to EmmanuWheel. He helped lead the Mt. Horeb UMC team through some tough times after the passing of team leader, Ed Hartung. He looked to the vast ocean of talent, interest, and dedication within Mt. Horeb community and did whatever he could to ensure that the success of the team continued. Under his leadership, this team has become EmmanuWheel's most successful and prolific team. Ken captured the essence of this ministry, extending it to well beyond the need for a wheel chair ramp. He knows his clients. He loves his clients. He brings his clients Thanksgiving meals. He makes sure that his clients have a Christmas to celebrate.
WE wish him all the best in Greenville, SC. and look forward to staying in touch...
- EmmanuWheel Board of Directors
Thanks be to God for this opportunity to serve young Luis. The Mt. Horeb EmmanuWheel team is pleased to have the prayers and support that allow us to build ramps like this one.
Mt. Horeb UMC builds a ramp for Mr. and Mrs. E! We thank God for the opportunity to serve them.
RADIUS Church Lexington, RADIUS Church Saluda, and Saluda Baptist Church with the students from Serve Saluda build ramps for Ms. M. and Mr. S. in a joint project. Each ramp gave these wonderful people a chance to love each home owner :-) .
A warm day and lots of warm hearts! Thank you Mt. Horeb UMC volunteers for building a ramp for Mr. C.
The Mt. Horeb UMC ramp team celebrated God's glory AND Memorial Day under bright Carolina sunshine while building a wheelchair ramp for Ms. C. Without the help of many who work on the ramps and many others who work behind the scenes, this ministry would not be possible. Thank you all.
Mt. Horeb UMC had a beautiful spring day to build a wheelchair ramp for Mr. and Mrs. F! Special thanks to the volunteers who came out to build the ramp and to God, who deserves all the glory.
Mr. R could not come home from the hospital until a ramp was built. Thank you, Lexington Church of Christ Senior Group for being there!
The Lexington Church of Christ Senior Group builds a ramp for Mrs. M!
Thanks to God for the helping hands from Mt. Horeb UMC who volunteered to build a ramp for Mr. and Mrs. H. The team worked with their son to design and build a ramp that fits inside of the garage!
The Lord blessed the team with sunny skies as Mt. Horeb completed a ramp for Mr. F. !
Mt. Horeb builds a ramp for Mr. P! Thank you to the Richland/Lexington County Special Needs Board for the opportunity to meet this wonderful family. Above all, we thank God for His blessings on this family, the volunteers, and this ministry.
The Senior Group from Lexington Church of Christ does some much needed repairs to Mr. M's unstable ramp. Now, he can safely get to dialysis three times per week.
Mt. Horeb volunteers brave the very cold weather to build a ramp for Ms. W. Their hard work and dedication to this ministry and the Christian love they extend to our clients is overwhelming.
Thank you to the Mt. Horeb ramp team - a great group of volunteers who braved the early morning cold temperatures and completed a ramp for Ms. Q in record time!
We are so grateful to the SC Chapter of Blue Iron! This group held a raffle for a quilt and raised $2000. for EmmanuWheel. The check was presented to EmmanuWheel at Lexington Church of Christ.
The Lexington Church of Christ Senior Group builds a ramp for Ms. S!
Mt. Horeb UMC builds a ramp for Mr. C!
This wonderful ramp was built for Ms. B. by Sheild-THRILL (Teen Homeschoolers Radically Impacting Lexington County Lives) !
This group of teens is working towards Presidential awards for community service. They were blessed by this experience, and said that it was great to have their dads get involved in the project with them!
Lexington Church of Christ builds a ramp for Mr. C!
A Halloween ramp build by Mt. Horeb allows Mrs. E. to return to her home!
A talented Mt. Horeb team builds a ramp for Ms. C.
Kittiwake Baptist Church and friends worked in the rain to help Mrs. H. build all 40 feet of her ramp!
The Mt. Horeb team braved the weather and completed a ramp for Ms. B. A light misty rain was followed by some sunshine. The Holy Spirit was indeed with the team as they worked all day to finish the ramp.
An Honor for an EmmanuWheel Volunteer!
Joe Pinkham from Mt. Horeb UMC was surprised by a WIS TV crew who came to present him with an award. Joe was honored with the WIS Community Builders Award, along with a $1000 check from Mungo Homes towards the EmmanuWheel Ramp Ministry.