Join SCHFH for our first ever Lent Build! Lent Build provides an opportunity for congregations to grow in their faith by giving back to support affordable housing.

You can participate in the following ways:

  1. Build with us individually or with your church or faith group at our new home builds in Lovejoy, Georgia during Lent (suggested $15 build day donation)
  2. Participate in a home repair build in Fayette or Henry County after the Lent fundraising period (suggested $15 build day donation)
  3. Attend our weekly devotional during Lent with a featured Guest Minister every week
  4. Pray daily for Habitat and for our partner families
  5. Donate using our Blessings calendar and online, or sponsor the build

Date / Time

Various days between
February 14th – March 29th
9:00am – 2:30pm


Lovejoy, Georgia 30250

Sign-up for Lent Build here

Donate to affordable housing here

You can also mail a check addressed to “Southern Crescent Habitat for Humanity” to our offices at 9570 Tara Blvd. in Jonesboro, GA 30236.

We also accept payments by CashApp (schabitatfh).

Attend our Weekly Devotionals

Clayton County: Wednesdays at 7:30am during the Lent season
Southern Crescent Habitat for Humanity
9570 Tara Blvd.
Jonesboro, GA 30236

Fayette County: Tuesdays at 7:30am during the Lent season
Flatrock AME
148 Old Chapel Ln
Fayetteville, GA 30215

Henry County: Thursdays at 7:30am during the Lent season
McDonough Restore
1465 Highway 20
McDonough, Georgia 30253

Pray for Habitat homeowners and volunteers in need

    • Volunteer Laticia C. – Prayers for her health and family and blessings in career and finance.
    • Board Member – SCHFH has a board member recovering from a prolonged illness. Please pray for their health and wellness.

Pray everyday during Lent

  • Day 1 Lord thank you for the opportunity to serve you by helping others. — Matthew 25:35-40
  • Day 2 I pray for those in need knowing that you will address their every need and deliver them.
    — Psalm 82:3-4
  • Day 3 I pray that you, God, will bless us in this land that you have given us. — Deuteronomy 15:4, 7-8, 10-11
  • Day 4 God I pray for your help to love you with all of my heart, soul and mind. And that I love others as myself. — Matthew 22:36-40
  • Day 5 Lord, I pray that we do not make excuses and do what you ask of us. — Luke 14:15-24
  • Day 6 I pray for the correct attitude and means to give. — Luke 21:1-4
  • Day 7 I thank God for the opportunity sow good seeds by doing good for others. — Galatians 6:7-10
  • Day 8 Father God, open my heart to my brother in need. — I John 3:16-18
  • Day 9 God, I pray that you will help me to be upright in this world.— Psalm 11:7
  • Day 10 God I thank you for being the Lord of my life and the creator of all. — Isaiah 42:5-9
  • Day 11 I pray for the future of each person in our community and for Southern Crescent Habitat for Humanity. I know that God has plans to prosper us and not harm us. He has plans to give us a good future and a hope. — Jeremiah 29:11
  • Day 12 God help us to live up to what is required of us: to do justly, to love mercifully, and to walk humbly with you.— Micah 6:6-8
  • Day 13 God I pray that you will do justice to the oppressed and the fatherless particularly the families on the SCHFH home repair waitlist. — Psalm 10:17-18
  • Day 14 I pray for the healing of every sick person. God we pray that you heal our neighbors. — Matthew 10:8
  • Day 15 God, I pray that you will give us the strength, courage and wisdom to do what you have sent us to do. — Isaiah 61:1-3
  • Day 16 Father help us to be faithful and just people in our community; loving God and each other.
    — Ezekiel 18:9
  • Day 17 God help us to honor you by having mercy on those in need. — Proverbs 14:31
  • Day 18 God help us to be humble, seeking you and serving you for the right reasons.
    — Matthew 6:1-4
  • Day 19 I pray that we come to love God and are rich in faith. — James 2:5
  • Day 20 Lord, please help our community model the Samaritan who had compassion upon a stranger.
    — Luke 10:33-34
  • Day 21   I pray that I will have the faith each day to take up my cross and follow Jesus. — Mark 10:21
  • Day 22   I pray for guidance in how to be an advocate for my neighbors in need particularly those who are in need of safe and decent housing. — Proverbs 31:9
  • Day 23   I pray that I can walk in righteousness and mercy so that I shall obtain the same from God. — Proverbs 21:21
  • Day 24  I pray that I am able to be a good witness to and supporter of the Southern Crescent Habitat partners in our area . — James 1:27
  • Day 25   I pray that we all will learn to trust God each day. — Psalm 84:11-12
  • Day 26  I pray that our community comes together to seek justice and learn to do good for one another, particularly for the poor. — Isaiah 1:17
  • Day 27  I pray for our neighbors who are poor, the brokenhearted, the disabled and the captive. I know that God will use our community to help them. — Luke 4:18
  • Day 28 I pray that God will use Southern Crescent Habitat and members of our community to do righteous lending to our neighbors who are working towards homeownership.— Psalm 112:4-5
  • Day 29 I pray God that our community will follow what is just so that we shall live well together in this community you have given us. — Deuteronomy 16:20
  • Day 30 God let us be a vessel to bless others and not a tool of condemnation. — Luke 6:20-26
  • Day 31 Let our community come together on one accord, praising God with all experiencing his favor. — Acts 2:42-47
  • Day 32 I pray that as Habitat lends a helping hand to our neighbors that the community, donors, volunteers and families will be blessed because we have done this as unto God. — Proverbs 19:17
  • Day 33 God we pray that you will multiply the resources of Southern Crescent Habitat for Humanity like you multiplied the fish and loaves. We pray they will have all that is needed to do your work in our community. – Luke 9:12-17
  • Day 34 I pray that you will honor our faith put into action as we help to build and repair homes in our community. — James 2:14-17
  • Day 35 That you God that you are the good shepherd that gave your life for mine and everyone in the world. — John 10:9-11
  • Day 36 I pray for the families in our community who struggle. We know that you will honor their efforts to follow you and do what is right. — Ruth 2:11-12
  • Day 37 I pray for the staff of Southern Crescent Habitat for Humanity that they will find honor and reward from God in their service to our community. — John 12:23-26
  • Day 38 Lord at the end of it all, I pray that we love you and our neighbors in words, attitudes and in deeds. — 1 Corinthians 13:4-6
  • Day 39 On this Good Friday I thank you for your sacrifice for us all. I honor that sacrifice today with worship and giving. — John 19:30
  • Day 40 I thank you God that death was not the end, but a glorious beginning for new life in Christ. Today I pray for all to come to know you. I will be a messenger of your love today.
    — Romans 10:8-10

Sponsor our Lent Build

For more information, please contact Kiera Dunn at or 770-477-2367.

Special thanks to our sponsors!

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