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WMU domestic violence awareness team seeks to educate, equip and empower families facing abuse

RICHMOND, Va.—As a member of Woman’s Missionary Union of Virginia’s Hope Team: Domestic Violence, Jocelyn Henry-Whitehead emphasizes that “domestic violence or intimate partner violence is really a global issue.”

WMUV’s Jocelyn Henry-Whitehead pursues ministry in the wake of domestic violence

Jocelyn Henry-Whitehead domestic violence ministry

RICHMOND, Va.—How do an abusive childhood, Woman’s Missionary Union involvement and harp music merge into a ministry aimed at addressing domestic violence issues?

Fun Times Are Coming

It's that time again—a new year of service, missions learning, and fun! So how do you get your Girls in Action, Royal Ambassadors, or Children in Action group excited about it? Here are a few fun ideas to get started in the right direction:

Trick or Treat for Missions - Turn Your Home into the Place for Halloween Outreach

pumpkin painting at church fall festival

Where do you spend Halloween? Do you help out with the cakewalk at your church’s fall festival? Do you dress up a car for a trunk fest, or do you stay at home with your lights off, hoping no little goblins will disturb you? Spend this Halloween a different way.

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Feed the Hungry

Rather than just a once-a-year emphasis like Global Hunger Sunday, some churches maintain a year-round global hunger missions plan that involves all age groups and missions organizations. Some events are churchwide, some specific to a particular age or life stage, and some sponsored by one organization but open to all. Events might include the following:
 

Built for a Purpose

Emily Morrow, Acteens Panelist

God created every single thing on this earth for a purpose - animals, plans, and mankind. Plants and animals have it pretty simple. They know their purpose, and they don't need to seek God to understand why there are here. Mankind, on the other hand, is a different story.

Prepare for a Great Start

Whether you are beginning your first or your twentieth year as a GA, RA, or CA leader, welcome to an exciting year of children’s missions!

Remember Proverbs 11:13 as You Share Prayer Requests

scrap of paper on fish hook with the word gossip

“A gossip betrays a confidence, but a trustworthy person keeps a secret” (Prov. 11:13).

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