Missions

The Church at Clarendon Mission Partnership Briefs

The Mission Team serves The Church at Clarendon by connecting with identified International and Community Ministries and Denominational partnerships.

 

INTERNATIONAL PARTNERSHIPS

Commission to Every Nation, Union MicroFinanza (UMF)

Heather Farrell (Honduras)

UMF is a nonprofit organization that promotes sustainable development in the coffee-growing region of La Union, Lempira, through community development projects, microloans, direct trade coffee, and agricultural trainings for farmers. To learn more visit: CTEN Heather Farrell.

 

Commission to Every Nation, Child Haven Nina Neubauer (South Africa)

Child Haven, one of four Havens that is part of Masiphane, a non-profit founded as the social outreach arm of His People Church, is a children’s home serving orphaned, abused and neglected children in the greater Johannesburg area. To learn more visit: Nina at Baby Haven.

 

NightLight International

Maria Gambone DeJesus (Thailand)

NightLight is an international organization committed to addressing the complex issues of commercial sexual exploitation through prevention, intervention, restoration, and education. To learn more visit: NightLight International.

 

ServeTrust, Leena Lavanya (India)

ServeTrust is an Indian NGO located in the Southeast Indian state of Andhra Pradesh to minister to the physical and spiritual needs of the marginalized in Indian society. To learn more visit: ServeTrust.

 

Wycliffe Bible Translators (Thailand)

Lon and Louise Diehl

The Diehl’s opened a training school for Chinese missionary candidates through the home church networks. To learn more visit: Wycliffe.

 

COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIPS

The Arlington Food Assistance Center*

AFAC is a community non-profit that provides supplemental groceries to more than 1000 Arlington neighbors in need. To learn more visit: AFAC.

 

Arlington Interfaith Council (AIC)

The AIC consists of 47 Arlington faith communities, and 18 Helping Hands non-profit organizations that provide direct services to people in need. To learn more visit: Arlington Interfaith Council.

 

Holiday Food Certificates

During the Easter, Thanksgiving and Christmas seasons, the church distributes grocery certificates to families in need.

Arlington Street People’s Assistance Network (A-SPAN)*

A-SPAN provides life-sustaining services for Arlington’s street homeless. To learn more visit: ASPAN.

Arlington Thrive*

Arlington Thrive is the only organization in Arlington that provides same-day, emergency financial assistance to residents who experience sudden financial crisis. To learn more visit: THRIVE.

 

Arlington Free Clinic*

The Clinic provides free, high quality medical care to low-income, uninsured adults through the generosity of private donations and volunteers. To learn more visit: Arlington Free Clinic.

 

REACH (Capital Area REACH Program)

REACH is a local charitable organization committed to helping young people in the Northern Virginia, MD, and DC metropolitan area become successful in school, work, and the community. To learn more visit: REACH.

 

Three Strands Community Church DC

Three Strands is a church committed to be a home where all people are invited in and raised to new life by the transforming love of Christ. Dinner is provided and served after Sunday evening service to the homeless community and church members. To learn more visit: 3 Strands.

 

DENOMINATIONAL PARTNERSHIPS

 

Baptist General Association of Virginia

BGAV is a cooperative missions and ministry organization that consists of over 1,400 autonomous churches in Virginia, as well as churches from seven other states. To learn more visit, BGAV.

 

Baptist World Alliance (BWA) & BWAid

The BWA is a fellowship of 228 conventions and unions in 121 countries and territories comprising 42 million members in 177,000 churches. The BWA is committed to promote worship, fellowship and unity; nurture passion for mission; respond to human need through relief and sustainable community development; defend human rights and justice, and promote relevant theological reflection. The BWA responds immediately after disasters through its relief and development arm, BWAid. To learn more visit, BWA.

 

NorthStar Church Network

NorthStar is a local association of the BGAV, comprised of 170 autonomous congregations committed to practicing Baptist distinctives and living out the Great Commission of Jesus Christ. To learn more visit: NorthStar