Philly Mission preparation…

Commence packing… our advance crew departs tomorrow for the Philly mission. They’ll take all of our bags, so everyone on the team is luggage focused today. Work clothes, shoes, deodorant (very nice for community life), flashlights and more are being dumped/arranged/shoved into soft-sided suitcases. I’m grateful for our church trailer....

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Rebuilding Together 2010

The Rebuilding Together work day took place in Arlington on Saturday, April 24th for a local family.  They are Salvadorian and have been in the U.S. and in their condo for 12 years.  They are a strong family unit.  The father, Jose, is a laborer.  The mother, Tomasa, cleans offices and...

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Serving at the Lamb Center

Nancy Rosene recently volunteered at the Lamb Center with some friends.  The Lamb Center is located in Fairfax and serves the local poor and homeless population with good food and loving support.  Nancy recently answered our questions about her volunteer experience. Why did you choose to help out at the Lamb...

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ZAMBIA

By Sharon Hoover To be quite truthful, the HIV/AIDS global crisis  impacted me minimally.   My interaction included reading an article in the Post or online; and then praying for the victims and for the medical staff caring for them.  Unable to put some articles down, I learned of the pain...

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NAILS Mission Trip

Mid April a team of 12 went to Cumberland Maryland to help better the living conditions of those in need. We accomplished tons of work, ate a ton of food and ending up with a ton of sore muscles but boy did we have a ton of fun! If you...

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Serving at Camp

Jill Burghardt will be working at Camp Greystone, a Christian summer camp for girls located in Tuxedo, NC from June 1st-August 13th.  Jill says, “I will be working as a camp counselor teaching scrapbooking to the campers. I definitely will appreciate people praying for me! I am very excited to...

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Sons and Daughters Serving

Kate Gilbert served on a short-term mission trip during Spring Break 2010 with a group from First Presbyterian Church, the Harrisonburg church that Jon Bromhead serves.  The group traveled to Nashville to work with Adventures in Missions (www.adventures.org).  They spent the week praying for and serving the homeless at the Nashville Rescue Mission. Kate says, “Centreville...

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