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Outreach & Missions
VFC is involved in all kinds of outreach around the world!
At Valley Family Church, we believe the old adage that "the church that shines the farthest, shines the brightest at home," and that's why we have been faithful supporters of missions works around the world since the inception of the church.
Missions Trips: Each year, we offer one or more missions trip for VFC'ers to participate in. Our missions work has included trips to: Haiti, Guatamala, Africa, Appalachian Mountains and New Mexico Indian Reservations. VFC has sent action teams to aid in disaster relief New Orleans, New Jersey, as well as locally when emergency needs arise.
Haiti Orphanage: In 2013 VFC adopted an orphange in Haiti called Kominote Ti Fanmi Nou. Through VFC's support, the children receive 3 meals a day and have updated facilities. Trips are taken a couple times each year to share the love of Jesus, and do any manual labor needed to maintain and improve their facilities.
Love Week: Every year VFC’ers dedicate one week to sowing thousands of volunteer hours into the many organizations, non-profit groups, city projects and other community needs. We paint buildings, clean up parks, wash police cars, plant gardens, mow lawns and more. This week-long initiative is a way for us to be the hands and feet of Jesus to Southwest Michigan.
Car Giveaways: Through the generosity of VFC'ers who have donated vehicles and repaired vehicles, we've had the privilege to give away 15 vehicles to date.
Valley Thrift Store: The Valley Thrift Store is an outreach of Valley Family Church offering affordable, gently used clothing, household goods and more to everyone. This outreach is run completely by donations, and all proceeds from the Valley Thrift Store help to fund Friday Groceries and other outreach ministries of Valley Family Church.
FridayGroceries Food Pantry: The Friday Groceries Food Pantry is an outreach of Valley Family Church, located at 2500 Vincent Ave in the Cathedral Campus. Each Friday from 10am-Noon, we distribute free supplemental groceries to hundreds of families in need in our community. Read more.
Missionaries, Ministries and Non-Profit Organizations: We believe in supporting world missions and those who are taking the gospel of Jesus Christ to the ends of the earth.
Here's a partial list of ministries and organizations VFC supports with financial and human resource contributions.
Local Ministries - Financial Support Monthly:
Angel House: Muslim Outreach - Detroit, MI: www.angelhouse.org
Deacon's Conference - Kalamazoo, MI: www.kazoodc.org
Gospel Mission - Kalamazoo, MI: www.kzoogospel.org
National Ministries - Financial Support Monthly:
Kenneth Hagin Ministries
Council for National Policy
International Ministries - Financial Support Monthly:
Africa Outreach - Zambia
On Wings of Eagles - Israel
Pray America - Guatemala
Strategic Global Missions
Tony Cooke Ministries
Hunger Relief International
International Rhema Bible Training Centers - Financial Support Monthly:
Club 1040 - Nigeria, Egypt: http://club1040.com/index.html
Rhema Austria: www.rhema-austria.org
Grunewald Ministries - Germany: www.rhema-deutschland.org
Tim Rogers Ministries - Mexico: www.rhema-mexico.org
Joe Purcell Ministries - Singapore: www.rhema-singapore.org
Nation to Nation Int'l - Thailand: www.rhema-thailand.org
Living Word Global - UK & Ireland
Ministries VFC Has Supported Financially:
Gideon's - International: www.gideons.org
Insight for Living: www.insight.org
Campus Crusade for Christ: www.ccci.org
Youth for Christ - Kalamazoo: www.kalamazooyfc.org
Kalamazoo Christian School Association Building Project: www.kcsa.org
La Vie Comblee - Quebec, Canada: www.laviecomblee.com
Life Pointe Church - Overland Park, KS: www.mylifepointe.co
Cleft of the Rock Church - Midland, MI
New Creation Academy - Elkhart, IN: www.ncfministries.info
The King's College and Seminary - California: www.kingscollege.edu
Walk for Warmth - Kalamazoo: www.caascm.org
Rhema Christian Center - Stockholm, Sweden
Partnership for Pastors - Oversees Missions: www.ministryinstitute.org/ministry_resources/partnership1.html
Service International - Disaster Relief: www.serviceinternational.org
World Missionary Support - World Missions: www.worldmission.cc
Rhema South Pacific: www.rhema-southpacific.ws
Rhema Peru: www.rhema-peru.org
Rhema India: www.rhema-india.org
Rhema Indonesia: www.rhema-indonesia.org
Rhema Italy: www.rhemaitalia.it
Sherry Lile Ministries - Cambodia
Cameneti Ministries - Australia www.khm.org.au
Christian Adventures International - Russia wwww.tent100.com
Kenneth Copeland Ministries - www.kcm.org
Joyce Meyer Ministries - www.joycemeyer.org
Every Orphans Hope - Zambia, Africa www.everyorphan.org
Rhema Brazil: www.verbodavida.org.br/rhema/
Alternatives Women's Care Center - Kalamazoo, MI: www.pregnancychoices.com
Dream Center - Kalamazoo, MI: www.kalamazoodreamcenter.org
Loaves and Fishes - Kalamazoo, MI: www.kzoolf.org
Love in the Name of Christ - Grand Rapids, MI
Way FM - Kalamazoo, MI: www.way.fm
EQUIP Leadership, Inc. - http://www.iequip.org/
Gary Crowl International - Asia
Grace Brethren International - Central African Republic
Good News Ministries - Kampala, Uganda
Mission Generation - Bolivia
New Life Children's Home - Philippines/Nepal
Rhema Bible Church Missions - Columbia: www.rhema-colombia.org
Max Dahm Ministries - Romania: www.rhema.ro
Soles for Souls - http://soles4souls.org/
Adventures in Missions - http://www.adventures.org/
Sarmaritans Purse - http://www.samaritanspurse.org/
American Red Cross - http://www.redcross.org/