We believe in serving others and loving our neighbors! Read on for more information on how you can share the love of Christ in our community, country, and world.
Weekly/Monthly Mission Opportunities
Colonial Elementary School
Bonsack’s Community Life ministry has partnered with Colonial Elementary School through a school sponsorship program. Opportunities helping with playground construction, landscaping in the spring, and more.
Contact: Ryan Saunders
Bonsack Baptist Church
Bonsack’s Weekday Early Education Center has started a community garden. Some produce funnels to our food pantry ministry, and volunteers are welcome!
Contact: Tana Adams
Blue Ridge Literacy
Volunteer to help a refugee become conversational in English, or assist a local resident in becoming literate. Training is provided by Blue Ridge Literacy.
Contact: Celia Jones
Help cook and serve a meal on the first Saturday of each month at this ministry that serves at-risk teenagers in downtown Roanoke. Encourage your friends or church group to choose just one Saturday to help, and our church can easily cover more than a year.
Contact: Kim Butler
Domestic & International Mission Trips
domestic (continental U.s.)
Standing Rock, North Dakota (Family Trip, DATE TBD):
Standing Rock Indian Reservation is another way adults (and students) can engage mission work in partnership with Virginia Baptists. There are many ways to connect with this mission opportunity and help the Natives living on the reservation in North & South Dakota.
Contact: Jerry Helm
International (visas OR passports required)
Nicaragua (Family Trip): July 27- August 3, 2019
Because We Care Ministries, an organization run by missionaries Donald and Pam Gillette, ministers to Nicaraguans through engaging the community and meeting medical and physical needs, all to share the love of Christ in Nicaragua.
Contact: Sidra White (540-761-0532)
Kenya : August / September 2019
Sodzo International is a faith-inspired nonprofit with a mission to advance the well-being of the most vulnerable children in Kenya. Projects can vary based on the skill set of team members, but can include children’s camps, social or medical work, or farming.
Contact: Crista Saunders
Recife, Brazil : Fall 2019
Minister to Brazilians through various methods, including sport and soccer camps, or construnction.
Contact: Steve Dalton
MISSIONS & SERVICE STORIES
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