ACCA Food CollectionAnnandale Christian Community for Action - non-perishables to supplement ACCA Food Bank
The Shepherd's Center of Annandale-SpringfieldA Senior Adults program, occasionally offered
UBC Sandwich TeamPreparing Sandwiches for those in need and distributed by Food for Others
UBC Sandwich TeamDelivering sandwiches to Food for Others
Meals on Wheels Food Delivery VolunteersUBC donates an office for this Fairfax County Adult Services Food Assistance program.
UBC and Mission Center Leaders at ThanksgivingDr. Yawn expresses gratitude for and introduces the Community Partners of our Mission Center
Bailey's Crossroads Community ShelterUBC supports Northern Virginia Family Service in its mission to help thoe experiencing homelessness
Students preparing mealsfor Parents' Classes in Fairfax County
Annandale ACCA CWS/CROP Walk 2019Team Leader, "Cream of the Crop" award winner, Sally Norris, raised over $54,000 for a total of 13
Our Students serving other community servants.Students baked and delivered Valentines' Day Cookies to local Police Department in gratitude.
Notice: In this time of social distancing, our Mission Center Community Partners are making safe independent decisions about scheduling or meeting. 99% are meeting online or by conference call. Check in with your group's leadership to learn how to access your meetings online, or if the events/activities have been postponed or cancelled. UPDATES:
- Meals on Wheels is being handled by Fairfax County Fastran delivery service, not all volunteers at this time. They are picking up weekly in our parking lot.
- ACCA is in need of financial and specific food donations, and volunteers.
- Amerikids is open to serve under Fairfax County Social Services and Inspection guidelines, using limited personnel, protective equipment, advanced hygiene practices and social distancing of teachers and children.
- The Shepherd's Center of Annandale-Springfield has resumed Lunch N' Life schedules, and the next one will be in September - see Link above for their website. Medical appointment and grocery store transportation, memberships and Friendly Callers are still in service. Financial donations appreciated on their website.
- La Voce Studios is offering on-line voice lessons and instruction to help students rehearse and prepare for future opportunities.
- New Beginning Missionary Baptist Church are holding Bible Studies via conference call and worship on Facebook. Call 703.256.5900 if you'd like the link.
- Ongoing - Pull for the House! Save pop tabs for Ronald McDonald House, Fairfax, Va. Bring to church office in plastic.
- Sandwich Making for the Homeless (1st & 3rd Wednesdays at 10:00 AM Fellowship Hall, taken to Baileys Community Shelter).
- Local Benevolence (food and financial aid distributed to persons in need; funds are down at the moment, but increasing slowly)
- Summer Months - We are collecting school supplies for a local elementary school.
- Winter Months - We collect gently used Outerwear: coats, hats, scarves, heavy sweaters and gloves for ACCA's outreach to local Day Laborers and Homeless individuals.
- February - Souper Bowl of Caring (Non-perishable food to ACCA)
- Young-At-Heart-Gadabouts (resuming schedule August 10th, 10 am) - a Senior Adult group that enjoys fellowship through outings together
- Family Breakfasts (Temporarily Suspended to resume in the Fall) - monthly adult social outings for fellowship at local restaurants
- Call to Prayer, Brown Bag Lunch and Mixed Adult Bible Study (12:00 pm Daily wherever you are! Lunch and Bible Study have been temporarily suspended.)
- Sanctuary Choir (Suspended temporarily, but will resume soon. Call office if you would like to sing! 703.256.5900)
- Student Activities -- on temporary hiatus. For more information, contact Rev. Moyer.
- Hospital, Home and Convalescent/Rehab/Assisted Living Pastoral Visitation - Please Call our office; we are finding creative ways to offer pastoral support. And call office to add or edit "Agape-type Love Ministry Possibilities" to The Vision Newsletter or add to Sunday's Prayer List.
UBC Mission Center
Community Partnered Activities:
- ACCA (Annandale Christian Community for Action)
- Amerikids: Annandale Children's Learning Center
- Baileys Host Lions Club (occasional event)
- Baptist General Association of Virginia
- Baptist Joint Committee for Religious Liberty
- Baptist World Alliance
- Cooperative Baptist Fellowship
- Gideon’s International (Annandale Camp) - meeting online
- G.U.T.S. Toastmasters International - Will resume soon, but also meeting online
- John Leland Center for Theological Studies
- La Voce Studios, LLC - meeting with Online Lessons
- Meals on Wheels (Deliveries are handled by Fairfax County now)
- New Beginning Missionary Baptist Church
- OA (Overeaters Anonymous) - No longer meeting here, but are meeting by zoom (7/2021 updated)
- The Shepherd's Center - as meetings are scheduled
- Sopranessence Vocal Ensemble (concerts virtual 2020-22)
- Vocal and Instrumental Groups (The Wakefield Chorale, Music Instructors' Student Recitals) - meeting case by case
- 2021-22 Winter Homeless Shelter Support (New Hope Housing / BCCS Hypothermia; Not available on our campus in 2021)