2021 MISSIONS WEEKEND
OCTOBER 22-24

Mark your calendars for this very special weekend with opportunities to learn about our missions partners, engage in worship,
and use our gifts and talents to serve our community. 

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 22
We will enjoy fellowship in homes. Locations and times coming soon.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 23
There will be many opportunities to serve our community.

SUNDAY,  OCTOBER 24
Guest speaker Abe Kuruvilla, Professor of Christian Preaching at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, breakout rooms with mission partner presentations, and a special night of worship.

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WE LOVE LEX SERVE OPPORTUNITIES

Explore these opportunities to show the love of Jesus out in our community!

GOSPEL TO EVERY HOME

Volunteers will distribute gospel packets to homes in the 40502, 40509, and 40511 zip codes, selected areas. This project will take place approximately 12 pm - 2 pm.

MILL CREEK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL CARNIVAL

Help run carnival games, give out prizes, make and serve popcorn and/or snow cones. Help to supervise inflatable rides. This event is to serve our partner schools and give the faculty and staff an event where they do not have to work but can hang out with kids and meet parents. 2 pm - 4 pm with some additional time for set up and break down.

NEW LIFE DAY CENTER BREAKFAST

Prepare and serve breakfast to the homeless at the center. 

CARDINAL VALLEY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL LANDSCAPING

Cleaning and beautifying the grounds at our partner school. Remove weeds and overgrown plants, put down top soil and mulch in planting beds, and planting flowers. Begin at 9 am.

STEP BY STEP VAN CLEANING

Step by Step is our ministry partner that reaches out to single moms. They use vans to transport moms and kids. These vans are in needs of a little TLC inside and out. Time is flexible.

ASSURANCE FOR LIFE

Assurance for Life ministers to women in crisis pregnancies. They need painting done in their facility and some organizing of the baby bottles they distribute during their annual fund raiser. 

SAYRE CHRISTIAN VILLAGE HYMN SING

Gather at this facility at 2 pm to sing hymns with the residents and share a time of fellowship with them. 

LEAF RAKING

Provide this much needed service for some of our widows and widowers in our church. Time is flexible.

FALL FESTIVAL AT VALLEY PARK

Costumes, pumpkins, inflatables and all of the fun fall festivities! Volunteer from 11:30 am to 4:30 pm

PARK CLEAN UPS

We will be meeting at Shillito Park and Veterans Park at 10 am for group park clean ups!

PUMPKIN PARTY @ TATES CREEK CROSSING APARTMENTS

Starting at 12:30PM, volunteers will be spending the day playing with the kids at Tates Creek Crossing Apartments while diving into pumpkin-y, fall fun! This project is reserved for student ministry families only. 

LUNCH FOR GRACE PLACE

Lexington Rescue Mission, recovery house for women.

LUNCH FOR HOUSE OF HOPE

Lexington Rescue Mission, recovery house for men.

NATALIE'S SISTERS

   General cleaning at outreach center.

40 DAYS OF PRAYER

40 Days of Prayer beginning September 12th will lead us into our SEND MISSIONS weekend. As a church body, we will be taking this time to pray specifically for our missions weekend as we prepare to grow our missions ministry and learn how to be sent locally, nationally, and internationally. 

There are two ways you can participate 40 Days of Prayer. Subscribe to receive daily devotions that will include prayer points leading up to missions weekend. Or you can use "The Gospel to Every Home" prayer guide that is available in Connection Point or online at the button below.