Outreach Missions at Arcola Church
Arcola's Outreach vision is to come together to prayerfully engage a hurting and broken world with the grace of God by using our time, talents and treasure in service to others. For more information or to suggest ideas for new missions, contact Carole Salgado.
LOCAL MISSIONS MISSION TRIPS SEASONAL MISSIONS
SOME (So Others Might Eat)
SOME is an interfaith, community-based organization helping the poor and homeless in our area. We serve a pancake breakfast the 1st Sunday of the month from October - May and 4th Wednesday of the month from September - June in Washington, DC. Contact Lori Ann Jones (for Sundays) and Rich Theroux (for Wednesdays).
Dulles South Food Pantry
The Dulles South Food Pantry is a multi-faith emergency food pantry. They provide nutritious food, personal supplies and other services to those in need in Dulles South and the surrounding area. It is located in the Chapel at Arcola Church.
Homeless Shelter Ministry
A team of people that provides a Lasagna dinner for Shelter residents once a quarter on a Sunday evening. The purpose of this ministry is to share our love by serving others. Contact Bonnie Miller.
Save a life....Donate blood! To find out when the blood mobile is at Arcola Church, click here.
Prayers & Squares is an interfaith outreach ministry that combines the gift of a hand-tied quilt with the gift of prayer for someone in need. To learn more, click here.
Bricks of Hope - June Mexico Mission
Each year we travel to Rio Bravo, Mexico and work with the Mexican Methodist Church in a number of ways. We have built casitas for families, hosted bible schools for local children, a community center to develop fellowship and community, assisted in providing care at a medical clinic, built additions to churches and schools, and we built a public kindergarten called Elinore Jean Riedel School. Must be rising 9th grade and older. Earn 50 service hours by participating. Contact Pastor Chris Riedel for more information. Our next mission trip will be in June 16-21, 2019.
Here is a video from our June 2018 Bricks of Hope Mission Trip:
The Jubilee Project is a United Methodist mission project focused on community development, service and empowerment in East Tennessee. Adults and rising 6th through 12th graders travel each year to Sneedville, TN. Earn 50 service hours by participating. The next mission trip is July 7-12, 2019. To learn more, click here.
Bricks of Hope - College Mexico Mission
High schooler's 12th grade and up, college students and adults typically travel to Rio Bravo, Mexico in December to build casitas, cafeterias and other needed buildings. Earn 50 service hours by participating. The next trip will be December 15-20, 2018. Click here to register. Contact Pastor Chris Riedel.
Here is a video from our December 2017 Bricks of Hope Mission Trip:
Operation Christmas Child
Operation Christmas Child is a way to share good news and great joy with children around the world by packing a simple shoebox full of a variety of gifts. To learn more, click here or contact Anne Moriak.
Shoes for the World
Throughout the month of February, we collect shoes, any type new or used, to support Shoes for Progress, a non-profit organization that changes lives by providing shoes to those who have none in Honduras. Contact Sally Grizzard.
The Arcola Church Giving Tree features mission projects to help support local missions by donation of cash, checks or gift cards. The Giving Tree can be found in the Narthex of the Worship Center several times throughout the year. Contact Carole Salgado.