“We are sent into the world, like Jesus, to serve. For this is the natural expression of our love for our neighbors. We love. We go. We serve." --John Stott
At The Village Chapel, we realize the Christian church does not exist merely for itself. We are here first and foremost to glorify God, and then second, to become the arms of Jesus reaching out to a broken and hurting world.
This outreach-minded mission requires two things: words and deeds. The words of the Christian mission proclaim the good news of God’s grace offered in Christ Jesus. The deeds of the Christian mission involve reaching out in love to help the helpless, to bring comfort to the grieving, to bring justice to the oppressed and relief to the poor.
As a church, we live this out by giving away 15 percent of the tithes and offerings we take in to assist worthy organizations in their ongoing work. This means that through your generous financial support of The Village Chapel, you already support dozens of ministries, both local and international. These include a wide range of ministries that focus on the important works of evangelism, justice and mercy.
For information on the dozens of specific missions organizations TVC supports financially, CLICK HERE.
Our Missions Board also exists to make individuals at TVC aware of opportunities to give of their time and talents. From our Second Saturdays of City Service as well as annual TVC events like our Local Missions & Volunteer Fair and International Missions and Missions Trips Fair, they do all they can to help you put hands and feet on your faith.
In Case You Missed It: Guatemala/Brazil Missions Trips Info Meeting
Hurricanes Harvey & Irma: Pray, Give, Go
We continue to pray for all those impacted by the recent hurricanes. Thanks to your regular giving, TVC is able to respond with financial help when natural disasters like this happen. As a church, we made donations to Samaritan’s Purse and Convoy of Hope to help provide relief in Florida following Hurricane Irma and Woodlands Church and World Vision to help Houston recover from Hurricane Harvey.
If you’re looking for ways to get personally involved, these trusted organizations are a great place to start. Click any of the links below to find out more.
Samaritan’s Purse – providing hurricane relief in the Caribbean, Florida and Texas
World Vision – providing hurricane relief in Florida, Haiti and the Dominican Republic
Convoy of Hope – providing hurricane relief in the British Virgin Islands, Turks & Caicos, Florida and Texas
Ecclesia Clear Lake – providing local hurricane relief in Texas
Woodlands Church – providing local hurricane relief in Texas
SECOND SATURDAYS OF CITY SERVICE FOR OCTOBER
It’s all hands on deck for our next SSCS! On Saturday, October 14, we need 75+ volunteers to help out with service projects at Hope Clinic for Women, The Front Porch, Salama Urban Ministries, Project Connect Nashville and Pleasant Green Missionary Baptist Church. We’ll meet together at 8:15 am in the Living Room at TVC Main before departing to our worksites. See project details below and sign up HERE.
Project Connect Nashville (up to 20 volunteers) - Fall festival with food, games, music, etc.
Hope Clinic for Women (8-10 adult volunteers) - Landscaping, organizing clothing and event closets, cleaning in the building
The Front Porch (10-15 people, families welcome) - Organizing storage items, prepping for upcoming events, making snack bags for afterschool snacks, etc. Salama Urban Ministries (8 men) - Building/woodworking in the costume and set shop, loading/unloading heavy props, landscaping
Pleasant Green Missionary Baptist Church (4-8 adult volunteers) - Painting cinderblock garage, small repairs, addressing erosion issues with railroad ties and landscaping
Brazil Missions Trip