Union Grove supports a variety of missions. Below is a list and brief description of each
+ Christ to the Nations (CTN) Ministries
CTN Ministries works with Juanito Magbanua and other pastors in the Philippines to build and staff churches and to spread the gospel to those who do not know Christ. Mr. Eldon Potts is the Director of this ministry and resides in Joplin, MO.
+ Oak Hill Christian Service Camp
Oak Hill Camp seeks to guide, instruct and inspire the youth of our area to live their lives in a Christ-like manner. Oak Hill exists to serve Christian churches by developing camping facilities and programs to challenge our youth to become active Christians in their communities and schools. Mr. Glen Foster is the Camp Manager and works and resides in Mechanicsville, VA. Check out their website: http://www.oakhillcamp.org
+ Crossties Ministries
Crossties Ministries was established to serve the hispanic population near Atlanta, GA. Led by Ms. Brenda Vartenisian (Director) and Ms. Bonnie Luther, this ministry is involved in establishing Spanish Sunday School classes, door-to-door visitation, prayer ministries, teaching Spanish for evangelism, Bible studies, Vacation Bible School, day camps, women's retreats, mission trips and many other activities.
+ Mountain Mission School
Everyday Mountain Mission School serves more than a thousand meals, maintains hundreds of warm beds and hot showers. Every month they spend thousands of dollars on power, water and gas to support a home, church and school for nearly 250 Pre-K to High School students. There are currently over 50 staff members helping both day and night. This ministry has been serving Christ by serving children in need since 1921. They serve children of all ages from more than 60 countries and are located in Grundy, VA. You can learn more at: http://www.mountainmissionschool.org/
+ Frontier Labourers for Christ
Frontier Labourers for Christ helps support churches and ministries in Thailand. Led by Daniel and Beverley Kalnin, they recently opened The Grove at Kalnin Leadership Center - a leadership training facility in Doi Saket, Chiang, Mai, Thailand. For more information, go to http://frontierlabourers.org/
+ The Pregnancy Centers of Central Virginia
The pregnancy centers serve to aid young women who find themselves with an unexpected pregnancy. The centers provide medical checkups, counseling and practical help in the form of diapers, clothing, etc, to these women. Their purpose is to equip these women to carry their children to term if that choice is made. They also provide support to women who have undergone abortions in the past. Counselors in these centers also share the good news of Christ and His love and forgiveness. Find out more at http://virginiapregnancy.org/
+ Virginia Evangelizing Fellowship - Virginia Vision
The VEF has been pursuing "Kingdom Growth" since 1939. The VEF works to expand the Kingdom by strengthening Christian Churches and Churches of Christ in Virginia and by starting new congregations all across the Commonwealth. Many churches have received significant assistance from the VEF as they launched new churches under the leadership of the Executive Director, Mr. Dave Hileman. You can learn more at http://www.vef.cc/