Goshen Baptist Association
Tuesday, August 22, 2017

How can I help? / Ways to Serve

Below is a bundle of opportunities that will fit almost any volunteer:
 

The Community Cupboard is looking for folks to pick up food from Food Lion in Louisa, Mineral or Gordonsville and the Walmart Distribution Center as well as the Walmart Store in Zions Crossroads. Let me know if you are interested and I will get you the contact information.

 


 The people of Goshen have three projects going on in 2017.
1) Support for six church planters in Yendi, Ghana to be working with the “More than Nets” project. It will cost $360 each month to support all six. Churches and individuals are needed to volunteer to take a month each year until 2021 when the partnership ends. This is the same amount we were paying one church planter the past five years. Please note: Church planters on your check.
 
2) The people of Goshen are seeking to put two more concrete picnic tables at Leland-Madison Park. The cost for this project is about $4000. Please note: Picnic tables on your check.
 
3) The volunteers of RuraLove have been overwhelmed by how much the ministry of RuraLove has grown and prospered. The volunteers are asking for a building fund to be set up for another building in which to house all the items which are for sale. And leave the items which go out to families in need in the current warehouse. This would allow more room to display items and make more money to go into helping the local families in crisis. So many local people come into RuraLove each week to shop and fulfill needs that they couldn╩╝t otherwise fill due to the reasonable pricing of the RuraLove Thrift Shop. RuraLove volunteers thank everyone for their support through prayer, donations of items, and monetary funds. Please continue to help this ministry grow. Please note: RuraLove building fund on your check
 

Used Bicycles
The employment Resource Council in Fredericksburg is seeking used bicycles and bicycle parts to train those in their vocational program to repair them. The refurbished bicycles are distributed to low-income families in the region. If you have a bicycle or parts that you would like to donate, contact Rod Kunkel at 540.854.7990. He is willing to transport the items to Fredericksburg.
 

Candy & Gum Bags
Goshen will be collecting candy & gum bags again this year for the Trucker and Seafarers Ministry along the Eastern Shore. They will be due at the April Mission Celebration. Here are some helpful hints to make packing easier on the volunteers. Use ONLY sandwich sized zipper bags packed with individually wrapped hard candy and two packages of gum.
 

New Address for Hats and Scarfs
Tidewater Transportation Ministries
c/o Calvary Baptist Church
2117 London Boulevard
Portsmouth, VA 23704
attn: George Brisbine
757.404.0666