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What's new at WBC
New photos posted: Shane Claiborne's visit to WBC and hispanic church praise band rehearsal... click here to view.
A powerful 4-minute video of Amanda Lewis's experiences in Ghana has been produced by the Virginia Baptist Mission Board. Click here to view the video in a new window.
Forever Young seniors are planning a road trip to Mount Vernon on Tuesday, May 6. Mark your calendar and alert your friends!
We will staff the Community of Faith Mission Homeless Shelter again on the night of March 4. Volunteer sign-up sheets are in the Fellowship Lounge. The number of shelter guests has increased by 50% from last year, and with the recent low temperatures, the shelter has been literally a God-send for the community. Click here for the COFM Winter 2014 Newsletter.
March 12 meeting of Women for Missions will welcome Rev. Rick Jenkins, chaplain of the Virginia Peninsula Regional Jail and the Merrimac Juvenile Detention Center. Everyone is invited at 10 am to learn about the Chaplain's programs and opportunities for volunteering at these nearby facilities.
Want to learn to knit, crochet or do other needlework? Or, do you already know how, but like to work in the company of others? The WBC Knit/Crochet group meets at 10 am on the second Tuesday of each month in the Fellowship Lounge. Next meeting is March 11. Call Mary Gallimore for more information (253-8637).
Two videos about FISH have been created by volunteers. Click here to view them.
Our local Jail Ministry, Williamsburg Walks the Talk, is celebrating its 10th anniversary of helping prepare inmates for release and return to life in the community. Could you volunteer as a mentor? Contact Jan Puffenberger or Jim Liddell for more information.
For more missions opportunities, click here.
Spanish Language Church A congregation sponsored by First Baptist Church of Newport News meets at WBC on Tuesday evenings at 7 pm. For more information, contact Rev. Juan Garcia, 757-329-0992, or email@example.com.
Food Needs in Our Community
The Missions Council sponsors two collections of food each month to help those in need in our community.
If you are unable to be at church on collection Sundays, please know that your donations may be left in the Fellowship Lounge baskets at any time and will be much appreciated. For more information, click on "hands-on missions" at right.