After a twenty year career in the Navy as a lay chaplain, Gene McClellan returned to the Ludington, MI area and started HELP (Hands Extended Loving People) Ministry. This ministry provides furniture, appliances, and household goods to families and individuals in need of such. It assists clients with rent, utilities, medical bills, and transportation, in collaboration with area social service agencies and churches. They claim the verse, “I desire mercy and not sacrifice” (Hosea 6:6). Gene is completing his Commissioned Pastor training through Church Leadership Center.