Category: Mission & Outreach

Disaster Preparedness: Hurricanes

According to the Virginia Department of Emergency Management (VDEM), the official hurricane season is June 1 to November 30.   Below is an excerpt from the VDEM website to help you prepare for hurricanes.  To learn […]

Mission Insurance

When preparing to go on a mission trip abroad, it is important to remember to check on medical and trip insurance. The last thing you want to worry about in an emergency is if you […]

Disaster Preparedness & Response: Tornadoes

From the Diocesan Disaster Preparedness & Response Ministry Team. While tornadoes have no “official” season, they frequently strike during the spring and summer months. Below is an excerpt from the Virginia Department of Emergency Management […]

The Church & Suicide: Mental Health Resources

From the Diocesan Committee on Mental Health Are you prepared to lead and support your congregation, parish and community in the spiritual healing process in the aftermath of a tragic event? Recent murder–suicide events, such […]

Mission Myths & Marvels: 10 Tips Before You Go

Summer is right around the corner and marks the start of the high season for church mission trips. Thanks to the scores of mission trips that diocesan churches plan every year, we’ve noticed common threads […]