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“Arise, shine, for your light has come, and the glory of the LORD rises upon you.” Isaiah 60:1

Sunrise over Porcupine Butte

Pine Ridge Indian Reservation

South Dakota

Welcome to Wo’iyopastake Ministry

We are so glad that you are here!

Take some time to browse through all our pages.

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 Board of Directors
Mary Young Bear, Dan Licata, Pastor Bonnie Licata, Kelly Milliron

Wo’iyopastake (wo-EE-YO-pash-ta-ke) – Lakota word for Encouragement

Encouraging & Supporting

the Pastors & Christian Leaders

of the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation

since 2010

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We have some wonderful changes!

With more than 11 years now in this ministry, our Board of Directors spent a large part 2019 furthering our knowledge of how to BEST help the Lakota people, and advance the kingdom of Jesus Christ across the Pine Ridge Reservation. We took the time to deeply study the most important book, “When Helping Hurts” by Steve Corbett and Brian Fikkert.

Jesus said in John 15:16, You did not choose me, but I chose you and appointed you so that you might go and bear fruit—fruit that will last—and so that whatever you ask in my name the Father will give you.

“go and bear fruit—fruit that will last”

That is what we are about!

We have settled on partnerships with two very wonderful ongoing developmental works actively helping the Lakota people. Please click on the TABS at the top of this page to read all about the Whiteclay Makerspace and the Chanku Waste Medical Center.

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Shoebox Christmas Gifts!

We are in full swing for the 2021 collection of Shoebox Christmas Gifts for Children of the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota!

This is our 10th year of sending Shoebox Gifts to these kids!

A wonderful opportunity for you to show your love to a child in need!

Make up a “Shoebox Christmas Gift” with small items for a child. It’s that EASY!

 
[See the tab for Shoebox Christmas Gifts for the guidelines of what to include in a Shoebox Gift.]
 

This year we have 3 Drop Off Locations!

• Wellspring Church, Berlin, CT

• Bethel Baptist Church, Clinton, TN

• Life Church Knoxville, Knoxville, TN

 

Filled Shoeboxes may be turned in at these locations on the Sundays of November 7 & 14

DEADLINE is NO LATER than November 14 as they will be shipped right after that.

ALTERNATIVE ways to give:

We are also gratefully accepting monetary donations to go toward shipping OR toward the support of our two partner ministries on the Reservation: The Chanku Waste Wellness Center and the Whiteclay Makerspace
CHECKS can be mailed to: Wo’iyopastake Ministry, 107 Millstone Circle, Clinton, TN 37716
 
ONLINE DONATIONS can be made securely on the DONATE tab above
 
Wo’iyopastake Ministry is a 501c3 non-profit organization. We can give you a receipt for your
tax-deductible donation.
 
For more info, contact Dan or Bonnie Licata on Facebook or email: wo.iyopastake@gmail.com
 

WOPILA TANKA!

(Thank you very much!)

 

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Go to the DONATE tab for secure, online giving. Or mail checks to

Wo’iyopastake Ministry

107 Millstone Circle

Clinton TN 37716

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