Opportunities for serving others abound at Rockfish Church. Our Mission Ministry Team keeps
us hopping and there is always room for extra hands putting faith into action. Our ongoing
Backpacks for Kids - Supplies backpacks and school supplies to all Nelson County children
beginning the Head Start program.
Thanksgiving Boxes - Provides a full Thanksgiving meal for 30 - 40 needy families.
Care Bear Tree - Church families shop for Christmas gifts for county families identified through
the school system. Typically around 45 families are served. Contributions are also given to the
Horizon House, a day program clubhouse for mentally retarded and chronically mentally ill adults
Easter Baskets - Provides a full Easter meal for 30 - 40 needy families.
Senior Lunches - Provides a hot lunch and fellowship once a month to seniors who gather at
the Afton Fire House. This is usually done the fourth Thursday of every month.
Wood Ministry - A large supply of firewood is gathered and kept on hand so that it can be
delivered to those who use wood for heat during the winter months.
Rebuilding Together - On the fourth Saturday in April teams tackle renovation projects at two
or more homes.
Habitat for Humanity in Nelson County
Volunteers assist the Nelson Volunteer Coalition that serves elderly citizens of the county.
Disaster teams sent to the Gulf coast.
District One Mission Trips - Each summer, we participate in international trips.
The Mission Ministry Team also promotes the following denominational and local offerings
- Peacemaking Offering - Received the first Sunday in October on World Communion Sunday.
- Joy Gift Offering - Received on Christmas Eve
- One Great Hour of Sharing - Received on Easter
- Pentecost Offering - Received on Pentecost Sunday
- 5 Cents a Meal Offering - Received each month on the first Sunday
- Emergency Relief Offering - To help local families - received every fourth Sunday.
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