Wednesday at Raleigh Youth Mission FPC Newton Middle School Mission Team participated in an Urban Walk of downtown Raleigh where we visited several “spaces” where outreach work was being done. We were given a map with numbers which we had to find the location. Parker, our RYM intern, would then describe the importance of this location. Stop #1- We visited a new location for a Pay what You Can Restaurant. These are restaurants were you have five options: Pay what you are a
Tuesday afternoon FPC Newton Middle school mission team served at Church in the Woods in downtown Raleigh. Church in the Woods is an outreach ministry of InterSeed. InterSeed is a non-denominational Christian prayer organization that prays for specific needs involving our city, state and county. "Church in the Woods" was born out of prayer teams going out onto the streets to pray for people "on location". Hands on ministry. The Bible says to leave the 99 and go find the one.
Tuesday morning with the FPC Newton Middle School Mission Trip in Raleigh. We traveled to Family Promises located near the NCSU campus. This agency provides apartments for families in transition for permanent housing. The apartment complex has 12 apartments each with 3 bedrooms, kitchen, living room, 3 bathrooms and dining room. I think it used to be off campus student apartments while I was at State after the Civil War. FPC Newton mission team members were given Apartme
The Shepherds Table Soup Kitchen is located in downtown Raleigh just one block from NC State Capitol. Church of the Good Shepherd Episcopal Church provides the space for this ministry. It was born out of the selfless acts of kindness from six individuals who saw a need to help and decided to act. Watching people beg for food and dig out of trashcans just wasn’t anything they could stand by and watch happen without trying to help their fellow man. These six individuals went
The Ruth Sheets Center is a safe place for older adults who need assistance with daily activities and care but do not need full-time placement in a rest home or nursing home. Edenton Street United Methodist Church provides the space for this program. They provide a safe and friendly environment that allows family members to work or take respite from their caregiving duties, and can meet both short and long term care needs. They also provide supervision, activities, social int
Loaves and Fishes currently serves up to 60 kindergarten through 12th grade students in a comprehensive after-school program located at Milner Memorial Presbyterian Church on New Bern Avenue in Southeast Raleigh, NC. This program has existed at this church for 30 years. The mission of Loaves and Fishes is to empower low-income K-12 youth and their families to overcome individual challenges in order to achieve healthier and more fulfilling lives. We accomplish this through ou
Six youth and 2 adults departed from FPC Newton and traveled to FPC Raleigh to participate in Raleigh Youth Mission. This is our 3rd RYM trip and 5th with the YMCo (youthmission.org). The team members were commissioned at the 11:00 a.m. service and departed to Raleigh in the afternoon. We are teaming up with 3 youth and 2 adults from FPC Fayetteville. The theme for 2017 is Creating Spaces which is Matthew 10:40a which reads "Anyone who accepts what I do accepts my Father
Raleigh Youth Mission Trip (Middle School) June 11-16, 2017 REMINDER! **Mission Team will be commissioned on TOMORROW Sunday, June 11th during the 11:00 a.m. service.** Departure Plans: Sunday, June 11th; fellowship hall parking lot at 2:30 p.m. Bring money for Sunday supper at a fast food restaurant Youth Team Members: Preston, Greyson, Christian, Taylor, Mason, Payton and Sarah Adult Team Members: Suzanne and Tom McAllister Cell phones: I recommend leaving them at home.
Cedar Creek, Tennessee Mission Trip June 18-23, 2017 NOTE: Mission Team will be commissioned tomorrow Sunday, June 11th at the 11 a.m. service. Below is information about Cedar Creek High School Mission. We will be traveling to Tennessee on Sunday June 18th. We will meet at the church at 4:00 p.m. in the lower back parking lot of the church. We will stop for dinner on the way to Cedar Creek. This is the only meal for which you will need money this entire week unless you nee
Two youth Mission Teams and two Montreat Conference groups will be commissioned at the 11:00 worship service at First Presbyterian Church - Newton. The following groups will be commissioned: Raleigh Youth Middle School Mission Team (June 11-16)- Payton Nolley, Sarah Butterfield, Taylor Job, Christian Kelly, Mason Nolley, Preston Inscoe, Greyson Eneix, Tom McAllister and Suzanne Rhinehart. Cedar Creek High School Mission Team (Greeneville, Tennessee)- June 18-23rd Ellen Willi