This summer, Virginia Baptists are serving all over the Commonwealth, the nation, and the world through missions, camps, and simply being the presence of Christ.
Below are a few pictures we found via Facebook:
Car Wash for Hunger
The youth at Concord Baptist Church (Chase City) held a car wash to raise money for Stop Hunger Now!
Impact Virginia begins week 3 in Gloucester
240 students and leaders are making an impact this week in eastern Virginia. Please pray for this group as they serve Christ through their hands and feet.
Below is the Mount Ararat Baptist Church (Stafford) ready to work this week:
Camp Piankatank begins coed week
Please pray for the campers and camp staff at Camp Piankatank this summer as they are away from home for a week to learn about Christ (and enjoy the great outdoors!).
Mission trips to Costa Rica & Tanzania
Highlands Fellowship sent a team to Costa Rica. They arrived back home this weekend. According to their Facebook page, the week ended with 83 salvations. Below is the album they published:
This week they have a team in Tanzania. Please pray for the team and the folks they are working with.
Grace Hills mission trip to Panama
Grace Hills Baptist Church (Appomattox) has a team in Panama, where they taught English lessons and helped with some light construction work at a local school. Below is one of the Facebook albums they uploaded from Panama:
Fairview at River Club in Peru
A team from Fairview at River Club (Fredericksburg) has been busy in Peru leading VBS and ministering to the people there. They even got to baptize folks in a local river!
New Hope Church (Lorton) in Uganda
Via Facebook: on July 7 “…15 people from New Hope, left for Uganda on a 2 week mission trip as part of Hope 4 Kids International. Please keep them in your prayers as they make this long journey, and as they are the hands and feet of Jesus, loving on the children, widows, and others, to include the village that New Hope sponsors, Bunyinza.”
Church Updates & Notes
Main Street Baptist Church (Luray) recently installed two monitors in their sanctuary for use during worship. Congratulations, Main Street!
Music & Worship Arts Camp at Eagle Eyrie
Please pray for the students who are at Eagle Eyrie this week for Music & Worship Arts Camp. We pray for a joyful noise on the mountain!
Below is the group from Tabernacle Baptist Church (Richmond) before they left this morning.
Cape Charles Joins the Parade
Cape Charles Baptist Church’s “Zip Wednesday” group shared Jesus’ love in their Eastern Shore community by joining in with the Fourth of July parade. Looks like they had fun!
Totuskey Baptist Church (Haynesville) recently dedicated several babies during worship. May God bless their growing church!