Along with the city of Williamsburg and the greater Williamsburg area, we are called to participate with what God is doing all over the United States and world. Therefore we support the following missions financially on a monthly basis, and in practical ways as the opportunity presents itself. Links to the mission's websites have been provided if you would like any additional information. (Please don't forget to jump over to our "local mission" page)
Christian Relief Fund (CRF) www.christianrelieffund.org
Started in 1970 The Christian Relief Fund is dedicated to following Christ's example of ministering to human needs: spiritually, physically and emotionally, by feeding the hungry, healing disease and heartbreak, fighting ignorance and poverty through education and preaching the Gospel through word and deed. CRF operates in over 30 countries worldwide focusing on making sure that children are taken care of spiritually, physically and emotionally, as well as establishing orphanages, family feeding programs, medical clinics, accredited schools, emergency relief services, and bible distribution programs. Specifically WCC supports Jared Odhiambo (click on his name to watch his "thank you" video), the CRF Director in Kisumu Kenya. He oversees and directs two orphanages (totaling 204 AIDS orphans), an Elementary School (Milton Jones Academy, which serves and teaches 470 children), and the Kisumu Medical Clinic. Jared also trains Kenyan church leaders and pastor. He is a leader and minister at the Ring Road church of Christ in Kisumu. Additionally, members of WCC personally sponsor numerous children in both Kisumu and Eldoret Kenya.
Living Bread Ministries www.livingbread.org
Living Bread Ministries has a vision to expand an interdependent church planting movement among the global poor. Their passion is for Christ to be glorified by the global church working together, each contributing what they can, to care for the poor and needy. Their mission is to plant missional churches among the global poor and equip them to care for their communities. Right now LBM is focusing efforts in Brazil and Thailand. We are grateful to join what God is doing by partnering with LBM.
Mission Alive www.missionalive.org
Mission Alive seeks to discover, equip, place, and nurture church planting leaders who will plant missional churches in suburbs, city centers, and poverty areas. Mission Alive also works with existing churches in order to help them discover missional renewal and equip them as Kingdom communities on mission with God wherver they are located.
3e Restoration Inc. www.3erestoration.com
3e Restoration Inc. works to break the cycle of homelessness and social displacement through gracious hospitality and systemic change one friend at a time. They Encourage, Equip, and Empower faith communities to help neighbors living through homelessness transition from social displacement to holistic sufficiency.
Lwanga Community & The Little Sisters of St. Francis of Assisi
A community of East African nuns who care for a larger community of men and women living with mental illness and intellectual disabilities. Many of them gather with WCC in our Sunday Gatherings, including the Sisters.
Waypoint Church Partners www.waypointchurchpartners.com
Pursuing kingdom growth by planting churches, supporting churches and connecting churches in Virginia. This is an excellent church planting ministry that to date has planted more than 20 new congregations with several more in various stages of planning and development. These new churches average over 300 in attendance and celebrate another 250 plus conversions each year.
Camp Rudolph, Yale Virginia www.camprudolph.org
Camp Rudolph has been serving the tidewater area and northeast north Carolina Christian Churches and Churches of Christ since 1976. We are a christian service camp offering summer camp programming from 2nd grade to college age. as well as retreats for churches, Church groups, and youth of all ages.