Missions Moments

October 2, 2017

CityServe 2017 Results!

17 PROJECTS

13 PARTNERS

448 PEOPLE SERVING

CityServe Recap 2017

Christ Covenant Buckhead - UPDATE

Christ Covenant Buckhead launched their Sunday morning services September 17th! A Valleydale team of 8 people attended the service in support of what God is doing through our former Senior Pastor, Jason Dees.
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Mission Trip Updates

Trip Reports:

Disaster Relief

September 6-10 - Houston, Texas (Hurricane Harvey)

A team of 3 Valleydale members went to Texas to help with disaster relief. Becky Noland worked with the Alabama Baptist Disaster Relief organization and worked with the administration team so that volunteers could begin deployment. John & Angie Fine worked with family in the area to help with the initial clean out phase.

September 16-21 - Ft. Myers, FL (Hurricane Irma)

A team of 4 Valleydale members deployed with the Alabama Baptist Disaster Relief's feeding team to Ft. Myers, FL. This team served 10,000 meals per day, plus those who were deployed! We had 120 people registered and trained at Valleydale September 21st. If you would like to be a part of the Alabama Baptist Disaster Relief team please visit this website for class registration information! http://www.alsbom-gm.org/trainingpreview.cfm


To hear the latest update from the Alabama Baptist Disaster Relief organization click here https://www.facebook.com/alsbomdr/videos/1474754815936285/


Upcoming Trips:

  • Washington DC - February 7-11, 2018, Trip Leader, Dawn Sawyer *Special Needs Prom and Service Projects with local church planters - email Dawn for more info! dms717@hotmail.com

Reach the Nations Church Clarkston, GA - Mission 24 Medical Clinic & Fall Fest

Join us for a dual mission trip to Clarkston, GA where we will work with Reach the Nations Church October 27 and 28 (some people will go only the 28th)! One team will conduct a medical clinic and the other team will host a Fall Festival. We hope to have 50 people be a part of this unique team! If you are interested in going with this team please email Whitney Warren wwarren@valleydale.org, Earl Salser (medical) esalser1218@gmail.com, or Nathan Sing (Fall Festival) nathan.sing@lifeway.com.


If you cannot go to Clarkston but would like to contribute to the Fall Festival we have a need for prepacked snacks (Little Debbie cakes, cookies, gummies, wrapped candy, drink boxes, etc). You may drop off these donations at the Info Desk now through October 25.

Did You Know...

You can receive updates on the IMB, NAMB, and ERLC in one newsletter? If you are interested in learning the latest updates on these organizations please click below to sign up. http://lp.namb.net/subscribe-to-on-mission-today


Alabama Baptist Disaster Relief is offering advanced training!

Chainsaw and Administration training will be offered by the Shelby Association on October 20-21 at the Shelby Baptist Association Ministry Center. These classes are open to volunteers who have completed the introductory class. Refresher classes are also available.

Register online at http://alsbom-gm.org/trainingpreview.cfm

For additional information contact - Joe Long, wjlong1953@gmail.com


Restoration Academy is looking for Math Tutors! They are looking for middle school math tutors (lower math levels - math concepts and pre-algebra). They are specifically looking for volunteers for Math Concepts on Mondays, Tuesdays, or Fridays from 8:55-9:50 am or 1:20-2:15 pm. If you can give an hour of your week to help a student in math (and be changed in the process) please email the volunteer coordinator at bantonello@restorationacademy.org

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