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Two teams in Haiti

Virginia Baptists currently have two teams in Haiti serving at the Source of Light Center. Learn more about the Center and the partnership with the Haiti Baptist Convention.

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Why We Partner Together

Impact! International Austria 2000

Commentary by Aaron Lee By the time I stepped off the plane in Vienna, Austria, in June 2000, I had already made new American friends, but the best was still in store for us. Our Impact! International team brought two youth pastors and seven youth from six churches across Virginia to spend two weeks in Austria, ministering alongside our new Austrian …

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Two BGAV churches made the news!

The BGAV knows no borders: over the weekend, two churches that relate to the BGAV, yet are not physically located within the Commonwealth, made the news. The District Church (Washington, DC) and its pastors, Aaron and Amy Graham, were profiled in a TIME article “Foster the City: A Church Movement to Give Every Child a Home.” The District Church is …

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Dan River Baptist Association celebrates note burning for Ministry Center

We noticed on Facebook that the Dan River Baptist Association celebrated a note burning for their Ministry Center at their recent Association meeting. We celebrate with them in this awesome milestone! We contacted Dot Car, Administrative Coordinator for the DRBA, for more information about the ministry center: In 2003 the churches of DRBA, with the assistance of the Virginia Baptist …

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Emmanuel “Muss” Mustapha pays a visit to FBC Gretna

Pastor Emmanuel “Muss” Mustapha has been visiting Virginia Baptist churches for the last couple of weeks raising awareness for More Than Nets. Ann Brown of The First Baptist Church of Gretna sent us her account of Muss’s visit to her church: Wednesday was a special night at The First Baptist Church of Gretna. We had a guest speaker, Rev. Emmanuel …

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Panama Pastor’s Retreat

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Last week, 16 adults from across Central Virginia returned from Panama where they helped lead the Pastor/Family Retreat. Hosted by the Panama Baptist Convention, the annual weekend retreat draws pastors, spouses and children to Santa Clara, the Baptist Camp on Panama’s Pacific Coast beach, for a weekend of spiritual renewal, refreshment and rejuvenation. The Virginia team featured adults age 25 …

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Celebrate Family: HopeTree, Northstar Church, and the Village at Bon Air

HopeTree Family Services is in the news! WDBJ-7, the CBS affiliate in Roanoke, wrote a great article and shot video about HopeTree’s expansion. Read the article and watch the video! Northstar Church launches Pulaski campus. Based in Blacksburg, Northstar’s newest campus began with a healthy crowd at their launch this past Sunday. In fact, if you include Powhatan Community Church and …

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Alma Hunt Offering 15 for 15: Latino Ministries in Virginia

#8 – Latino Ministries in Virginia: $7,000 LUCHA Ministries, Inc. helps immigrants with limited English skills become more productive, integrated, and involved in their local communities. Its primary focus is on persons who have difficulty in adapting to US culture and need extra help. As it partners with churches, social service agencies, and other human needs organizations, LUCHA offers a …

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Midweek Missions: Vandola Baptist Church

Field Strategist Tony Brooks blogs about the need for every Sunday School class to be involved in a service project. Learn how Vandola Baptist Church, Danville, has been taking Matthew 25 seriously for years!

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Midweek Missions: Main Street Baptist Church’s Community Meals Ministry

We love stories about churches sharing ministry ideas! Main Street Baptist Church, Luray, heard about the community meal ministry from First Baptist Church, Woodstock, and decided to start their own. As the ministry expands, they're looking to partner with other community churches as the ministry expands. Folks, this is what it's all about!

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