Beyond the Church Walls: Community Outreach in Endicott, WA

Beyond the Church Walls: Community Outreach in Endicott, WA

Endicott Community Church exemplifies community outreach as it seeks to broaden their mission–serving beyond the church walls.
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From Texas to Oregon: Makenzie's journey

Following God from Texas to Oregon

Makenzie was a Texas resident with no idea of the need for the gospel in rural areas. As our new Stewardship Assistant, she is making discoveries and sharing them with you in her monthly blog posts.
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Why serve in rural ministry?

Why Serve in Rural Ministry?

You might wonder, “Why serve in rural ministry?” Why not Africa, or the city? District Representative Greg Petrie shares a story of how God is working through Village Missionary Charlie Hargrove in his community.
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Refreshment for Missionaries: The Ministry of Staff Conference

Missionaries face challenges that can bring discouragement. Our staff conferences bring refreshment for missionaries, preparing them to return to their communities.
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Discovering Family in Rural Ministry

Discovering Family in Rural Ministry

Jon & Deb Hansen discovered their need for staff conference while Village Missionaries. Now, part of their job as District Representatives is holding staff conference, helping other Village Missionaries discover family in rural ministry.
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Four R's to Enhance Ministry Time

A Compass for Ministry Time

The challenging nature of ministry necessitates regular time of rest and refreshment. Jon Hansen discusses four “compass points” that help to ensure that ministry time can be spent efficiently and productively.
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A Legacy of Provision in Ministry

Gil and Trish Doebler started their career with Village Missions over 45 years ago. All they knew was that they wanted to help rural churches. Four decades later, they look back on a legacy of God’s provision in ministry.
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Village Missions has a legacy of rural ministry that reaches back to 1948

A Legacy of Rural Ministry

75 years is a long time. Here at Village Missions, we’ve been reaching out to rural communities since 1948. It’s a rich heritage, a legacy of rural ministry that we will continue into the future.
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The Canady family left a continuing legacy with Village Missions

A Family Legacy: The Canady Story

The Canady family legacy begin in the 1950s and continues to present day. Find out how one man was burdened with the need for the gospel in rural America, and how future generations were changed.
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The Perfect Training for Rural Ministry

The Stansels served in the U.S. military before becoming Village Missionaries. Looking back, they can see how their experiences provided the perfect training for rural ministry.
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Brian Wechsler remembers how he felt as he experienced life as a new rural pastor

Discover Life As A New Rural Pastor

Beginning life as a new rural pastor can seem daunting. Brian Wechsler remembers his experiences while sharing advice for rural pastors just starting out.
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What Do Rural Communities Want?

What are rural communities looking for? You may not be familiar with Pastor Ulysses, but he just might be the answer to this question.
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