"Start by doing what's necessary; then do what's possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible."
– St. Francis of Assisi
The information that follows below explains the history of Harvest House of South Buffalo. We hope this web site is helpful for you and we hope Harvest House can meet your needs.
2013 marks the 20th anniversary of Harvest House. Two big events have already happened this year: the operation of the new, expanded New Hope Education Center, which opened for classes on March 11th. Also, the expanded Baby and Children's ministry moved to its larger space on Jefferson Avenue on April 1st! Yes, 2013 continues to unfold to be an exciting year! On October 4th we will celebrate our 20 Year Anniversary with a gala event. Watch for updates!
The seed was planted when Gary Tatu saw a picture of the church in a real estate listing book. A few days later the seed was cultivated at a John Michael Talbot concert where all night the messages of "Sell all you have, give to the poor and follow Me," and "Peter, do you love Me? Feed My sheep." seemed directed specifically at them. Gary and his wife Linda left the concert and drove by the church. After months of research, prayer and seeing God's loving hand directing them to, they sold their home in the suburbs and on April 12, 1993 purchased the derelict city church which is now Harvest House.
Physically, Harvest House is the former South Presbyterian Church and Sunday School building. It is a 22,000 square foot red brick building with high white columns holding up a large overhanging roof. A 2,100 square foot addition...(read more)
Harvest House provides retreat space to over 120 teenage, adult and family groups per year. Sleeping is in carpeted rooms on one of the many couches or on the floor. Groups prepare their own meals in the fully equipped kitchen. The second floor chapel provides...(read more)
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