VISIT OUR “MISSIONS” WALL beside the Coffee Shop for more information as well as contact info. if you can serve in any capacity with the following mission opportunities.
For more information or to sign up to help with any of the following Mission Opportunities, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or contact the church office at 317-856-3766.
LOCAL / REGIONAL MISSION OPPORTUNITIES:
Shepherd’s Gate Inn / REST Ministries – A Christian retreat facility in Martinsville. Help is needed with their lawn & grounds maintenance – can serve on a rotation or one-time occurence. Find more info. about this facility at http://rest-ministries.org/
Valley Mills Christian Church Food Pantry (available each Friday to the community) – Donations of non-perishable food items can be donated anytime in the basket outside of the Receptionist Office.
Area Assisted Living Communities – Worthington Place in Camby, Genesis Healthcare at the Decatur Township Center and Meadow Lakes in Mooresville. VMCC holds a Sunday service currently at Worthington Place in Camby. Other needs at these facilities: visitation, playing games, Bible reading, care packages, special collections throughout the year, participating in the Sunday services.
Decatur Central High School Homecoming Event at the church this fall – Friday, September 27th – Volunteers and donations will be needed to help with this event held for the students of Decatur Central High School here at the church. See Ezra Davis if you can help and watch for more info. coming soon!
Open Arms Ministries – Open Arms Ministries operates a home for troubled youth, supports foster families and adoption, and operates an Adult Basic Education School located in Lyons, IN and and Switz City, IN. Pamphlets are available at the Information Table also about this ministry. Find more information by visiting their website at https://www.openarmschristian.com/
Homeless Outreach – Bob Johnson with “Faith Walkers”, Beckie Nowlin with “Meet Me Under the Bridge” and Dick Wyatt with our Wednesday Night Homeless Meals prepared here at the church. Opportunities include going out and serving the homeless and donating items needed.
NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL MISSION OPPORTUNITIES:
Disaster Relief (DART Team — Disaster Assistance Response Team) – We are working to create an Emergency Response Team that will help in areas regionally and nationally after a disaster. Help is needed with clean up efforts, donation of needed items (water bottles, supplies, etc.), funding donations to help stock the DART trailer, etc. Earlier this month, a team from Valley Mills helped in Pendleton, IN with tornado damage clean up.
Crossroads Missions – A Christian organization that organizes mission trips locally and internationally. We’ve partnered with them in the past with clean up efforts following Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans. We will be partnering again with them to help in the poverty-stricken Appalachian Mountains in Floyd County Kentucky. Another trip is being planned in 2020 with this organization. Find more information by visiting their website at http://crossroadsmissions.com/
Kenya Missions – Liberty Visions Learning Center — Chipo Makaya, Director — This Christ-centered school in Nairobi, Kenya provides free education to students in grades 1-7. A mission trip is being planned for the summer of 2020. Find more information about Liberty Visions Learning Center by CLICKING HERE
Liberia Missions – We are partnering with Valley Mills’ member Jay Sorsor who is organizing relief efforts with donations to several organizations in this area including New Life Chapel, Elwood Orphanage, and My Brother’s Keeper Orphanage.
VALLEY MILLS CHRISTIAN CHURCH SERVING NEEDS:
Sunday Morning Greeters — Sunday Morning Greeters for 9:00 am and 10:45 am services provide a warm welcome to our church family and those guests visiting us each Sunday morning, assist with questions and direct new families. Can serve on a monthly rotation schedule. See Casey Harvey or contact the church office at email@example.com or call 317-856-3766.
Weekday Receptionist – Provide phone support, greeting and other duties to assist the staff Monday – Friday from 9am – Noon. Can serve on a monthly rotation schedule. See Marlena Jordan or contact the church office at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 317-856-3766.
10:45 Service Parking Lot Team – Provide parking and assistance to those who may need additional help on Sunday mornings. Can serve on a monthly rotation schedule. Contact the church office at email@example.com or call 317-856-3766.
**Meals for Mission Indy Group — VMCC will be housing and providing meals for 65 teens and adults the week of July 7th here at the church. This group will be going out each day doing various mission work in the Indianapolis area. Help is needed with the meal prep each day at “varying” hours. (You can help each day or days and times that works for YOU!) PLEASE SIGN UP AT THE INFORMATION TABLE if you can help or contact Janet Slear or Ezra Davis. You may also email firstname.lastname@example.org or call the church office at 317-856-3766.