Service & Outreach

Matthew 22:36-40 (NRSV)

“Teacher, which commandment in the law is the greatest?”  He said to him, “‘you shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your mind.’  This is the greatest and first commandment.  And a second is like it: ‘You shall love your neighbor as yourself.’  On these two commandments hang all the law and the prophets.”

Matthew 28:18-20 (NRSV)

“All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me.  Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything that I have commanded you. And remember, I am with you always, to the end of the age.”

The Purpose

We are called to be Christ’s reflection in and throughout our lives, locally, nationally, and globally.  The work of Christ in us and through us to the world fulfills either the greatest commandment “to love” or the Great Commission “to GO, make disciples” or both. This is why we do what we do!

 

Our Goal

To provide opportunities for every member of FPC (from preschool to the young at heart) to be actively engaged with and inspired by at least one local, national, or world mission experience, and have a story to share to inspire others.

Lent for Locals 2020

Throughout the season of Lent as we reflect on Christ's sacrifice, we encourage you to help be His light in our community. We invite you to help us support those who serve others by sharing your time, in kind gifts, or financial resources.

Our 2020 Lent for Locals theme is shelter. We will focus on four local organizations that help provide homes and shelter to those in our community who don't have roof over their heads each night.  We will partner with Rush Homes, Gateway House, Adult Care Center, and Miriam's House.  Each Sunday in Lent, a representative from each organization will share with us testimonies of impact, updates on their programs, and ways we can help them serve the homeless.

If you feel moved to do something, we encourage you to act!

  • To serve alongside one of the organizations or to provide in kind donations, reach out directly to the organization on their Sunday or via their website or phone.
  • To make a financial donation, please go to our online giving page and include "Lent for Locals and the name of the organization" in the "Special Offerings" box or send a check to the church office with "Lent for Locals and the name of the organization" in the memo line.

 

 March 15  Rush Homes Kate Goodman
 March 22  Gateway House  Lisa Dribble
 March 29  Miriam's House Sarah Quarantotto
 April 5  Adult Care Center Allison Szuba

 

To access the flyer shared in the pew racks each Sunday, click here!

Our Service and Outreach committee or our Associate Pastor for Service and Outreach, Chad McCain, will be glad to help you!

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We celebrate! Last month, we collected 321 canned food items for the Rivermont Area Emergency Food Pantry through our Orange Cart drive! Thank you for helping our neighbors in need! Together, we can change the world!

Our Mission

Celebrating God’s grace, Inspiring the next generation for Christ… each and every day!!!

Contact Us

1215 V.E.S. Road, Lynchburg, VA 24503

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