BACKPACK MEAL PROGRAM
Backpack Meals for Kids helps alleviate weekend hunger among students at one local elementary school. Backpacks are packed with kid-friendly meals and volunteers deliver them to the school weekly. The school’s administrators identify children every school year whose family needs help providing food over school weekends and breaks.
MATT DIENER, LOUDOUN COUNTY FCA
Matt Diener is area director of Loudoun County Fellowship of Christian Athletes. Its vision is to see the world impacted for Christ through the influence of coaches and athletes through camps, clinics, community events and student-led Bible studies.
BROTHER AYMAN & SISTER MARY
Brother Ayman was born and raised in Bethlehem in the Holy Land. Before immigrating to the U.S., he served the Arab community for 13 years in the Middle East. Since his arrival in Northern Virginia, Brother Ayman continues to serve the Arab community by establishing and leading Hope Community Center. Ayman’s wife, Mary, who grew up in the United States, serves alongside him by caring for the needs of women at Hope Community Center.
Joshua’s Hands, located in Waterford, was established in memory of Joshua Guthrie, who dedicated his life to Christ and his hands to service. It has a five-fold ministry – Fall Festival, American Heritage Education, community service, teen safe driving and scholarships.
Mosaic Virginia in Lansdowne helps people make informed decisions about sanctity of life, faith in Jesus Christ and sexual integrity. Its free services include exams by registered nurses, counseling, classes, pregnancy tests and ultrasounds.
The Pillar Network is a community of like-minded SBC churches that are doctrinally aligned, missionally driven, & committed to church planting & revitalization, together. The mission of The Pillar Network is summarized in three words: Equip, Plant and Revitalize.
TREE OF LIFE MINISTRIES
Tree of Life Ministries (TOL) is a ministry of several churches in Loudoun County. TOL centers offer food, life skills education, shelter and healthcare to needy residents. Free community dinners are offered each week.
TRINITY CHURCH OF LOUDOUN
Trinity Church is a church plant in eastern Loudoun County. Pastors Matt Felton and David Chung are following the command of Christ to make disciples by establishing a new church to reach the lost and unchurched with the gospel.
WINCHESTER BAPTIST CHURCH
Winchester Baptist Church was planted on September 9, 2012. They desire to love God, community, and missions in Winchester and around the world. As partners with the Southern Baptist Convention, they help the needy, respond to disasters, train pastors, and plant churches around the world.
CHEYENNE RIVER MISSIONS
Cheyenne River Missions serve the Lakota Sioux Native Americans in South Dakota. They present the Gospel through the Native American Women’s Conference, the Thanksgiving Mission Service at First Baptist Church of Eagle Butte and a Summer Youth Discipleship Camp. Teams serve the community throughout the year.
Windswept Academy in Eagle Butte, SD, is a private, non-denominational Christian school. It is dedicated to providing students from the Cheyenne River Indian Reservation with a quality education in a Biblically-directed learning environment.
PAUL & ANNA ADIN, GHANA
In 2016, Paul and Anna Adin moved to Nsawam, Ghana, to plant a Bible-believing church in that primarily Muslim city of nearly 40,000 people. Today, Hope Community Baptist Church meets weekly for worship and prayer services. It also has an active children’s ministry and is reaching out to the community through several successful outreach and mercy ministries.
Hamilton Baptist Church also actively partners with missionary work among unreached people groups in closed and restricted countries.
SMYRNA MINISTRIES INTERNATIONAL
Smyrna Ministries is dedicated to praying for and financially supporting persecuted Christians in Islamic regions. Their mission is to challenge the Body of Christ to respond to the plight of the Persecuted Church and the global advance of Islam.
DAVE & DEBBIE TAZELAAR
MISSIONARY GOSPEL FELLOWSHIP
Dave and Debbie began outreach to an impoverished neighborhood in Tijuana, Mexico, in 2001. Their ministry centers on a community of Mixteco Indians who migrated from southern Mexico looking for work and a better life.
WEST AFRICAN MERCY MINISTRIES
West African Mercy Ministries (WAMM) extends compassion to the widows and orphans of Ghana. It also works to raise up leaders to plant local “mercy centers” (i.e., New Testament churches) to meet the needs of their communities.
RICK & ANJI ZOOK
Rick and Anji have been helping the Mouk local church to reach the Lusi people in Papua New Guinea since 2006. Their work includes translating the Bible into the native Lusi language and equipping the Mouk believers with resources and technology training to help them spread the Word of God.
Gideons International began in 1908, placing Bibles in hotel rooms. It has since brought more than 2 billion Scriptures in 95 languages to 200 countries, territories, and possessions across the globe. They are an advocate for the lost, to bring them the saving knowledge of the Word through placing Scriptures and personal witnessing.