Faith Build 2018

We are excited to introduce you to Carmen Fernandez and her daughters, our Faith Build 2018 home recipients! 

Grace UMC has once again agreed to partner with Fox Valley Habitat, and other area churches for Humanity for Faith Build, serving as the lead build team for the construction of the Faith Build 2018 Home (1557 Solfisburg, Aurora, IL).

Construction gets underway with pre-framing (trusses, etc.) on May 5 and the big construction begins on Friday, May 18 - Sunday, May 19. Grace Church will be on-site in May, as well as July 28 and August 11.

All volunteers must be registered to be on-site.  You must complete all three steps to register:

Visit and find links to:

1)  Visit: Once on fill in your registration info.  Click Register, then click "continue" and choose Fox Valley HFH-Aurora.  After  completing your registration, don't forget to click "sign up." At the "thank you message" mark "I have read this message" to be taken to the calendar page under Faith Build 2018 to choose Grace UMC dates.
2)  Complete a hard copy waiver (available at "liability waiver")
3)  Complete a Safety Course at

** Youth...Ages 13-15 are NOT allowed on-site during construction but are WELCOME on landscaping, painting, and clean-up days. Youth ages 16-18 are allowed on construction days. All youth must be registered in the same format as above and youth ages 13-15 require parent/guardian supervision.  All youth waivers require a parent/guardian signature as well as the signature of the volunteer.

Faith Build T-shirts are currently on sale on Sundays in the Activity Center and in the Youth Office during the week. Adult Sizes: (Small - XXXL) are available for $15 per t-shirt.  
Contact Rick Loufek ( or Brentley Loufek (, or Gaye Lynn Loufek ( for more information.