2022 Year In Review- Projects and Prayer Requests

January 1, 2023

2022 Year In Review- Projects and Prayer Requests

We have many projects and prayer requests!


We have many projects that were completed this past year, as well as a list of new projects to be done.

Straw Bale Construction- We hope to build a straw bale shop, museum, and staff housing this year. We are working on plans to submit for permits and then get the foundations dug and poured to start construction.

NEED: Structural engineer to help with plans, people to help dig and pour foundations, and people with building skills to help put it all together.

Ranch House- Some remodeling and touch-ups need to be done in the Ranch House.

NEED: Volunteers! Do you know how to paint? Or can you do drywall, plumbing, or electrical? Come and stay for free and help us complete this project.

New activities- There are several new activities and games that we would like to set up or build (box hockey, gutter ball, low ropes course, etc.)

NEED: Volunteers and supplies

Gaga ball, Archery back stand and Tomahawk target- Need to be repaired

NEED: Volunteers and supplies

Waterslide- We would like to finish the waterslide we have been working on

NEED: Volunteers and supplies

Round pen- We need to setup and weld this for our horse program

NEED: Volunteers to dig post holes

Redo irrigation system- Our irrigation system is in constant need of repair.

NEED: Volunteers to dig up lines and replace sprinkler heads

Yard maintenance- There is a constant need for someone to trim bushes and trees, mow lawns, blow pine cones and leaves, and do general maintenance.

NEED: Volunteers

Repair tractors and backhoes- Some of our tractors and backhoes are not running or are in bad condition

NEED: Experienced volunteer and some supplies

SUMMER CAMPS- running the programs, cooking, cleaning, and other jobs

NEED: Volunteers(one weekend, one week, one month, one summer)

…And more! Check our website https://www.penielranch.org/volunteer for a more detailed project list.


Prayer Requests- 

As always, prayers have been answered and continued prayers are needed!

  • Please pray for a¬†"Joshua"¬†to carry on the ministry along with¬†full-time and part-time staff¬†to help with the various projects, maintaining, and running the camp.¬†
  • Please pray that we can find and purchase¬†a vehicle¬†to haul our dump trailer and transport people, rebuild or purchase new¬†tractors and backhoes,¬†and¬†a generator¬†that can run the well pump, dining hall, and, hopefully, other buildings.¬†
  • Please pray that our plans are approved and that we are given permits for our¬†straw bale staff housing, workshop, and museum.
  • Please also pray for the continued¬†good health¬†of¬†Dennis¬†and Darlene Delano¬†(camp directors) and¬†Pastor Gary's¬†(Nespelem ¬† ¬† church) health.¬†
  • Please pray for a¬†revival in the community and local churches¬†to¬†know the Lord¬†and be active in¬†serving Him!¬†


Don't hesitate to get in touch with us for more information on how to pray or get involved, Volunteer.


Written by Lauren Davies


"I have seen God face to face."
Genesis 32:30
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