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One of the most inspiring qualities of Jesus was his compassion.  Matthew 14:14 says, “And when Jesus went out he saw a great crowd and he was moved with compassion for them, and healed their sick.” Jesus noticed the needs of the people; he not only felt compassion for them but he was moved with compassion. His awareness of the situation and his emotions motivated him to act and initiate change. Compassion is not merely a feeling of sympathy or pity. It requires action. We at Grace New Hope are moved with compassion for our local and global community. It is our objective to “Go into all the world and preach the Good News to everyone” (Mark 16:15). Partner with us as we fulfill the great commission. 

True compassion moves us to do something.

LOCAL OPPORTUNITIES: 

FOSTER CARE

We are huge advocates of fostering children. In order to make the process easier, our church provides care for families fostering children. Each family is surrounded by a support group that makes meals periodically, offers childcare and provides encouragement. Click here to learn more about Grace's heart on fostering (http://gfc.tv/snellville/2015/07/foster-care/). If you are interested in fostering or joining a support team contact Claire Tidwell (clairetidwell2012@gmail.com).

GOOD NEWS CLUB:

This is a ministry in public elementary schools were kids are introduced to the Good News.  Once a week, we provide snacks, play games, have a time of worship and teach bible stories.  We would love for you to become a volunteer.  Email Heather Leo to get involved! 

CAMPUS THRIVE:

Campus Thrive is a nonprofit organization that strives to empower middle school students to be leaders with their schools. They are trained to lead worship, teach and share the gospel with their peers. They put their training into practice once a week at their local public schools, where hundreds of kids show up and hear the gospel being shared by their classmates. We can be found in 6 Gwinnett county schools. We need student leaders and also parent volunteers. For more info visit campusthrive.com. To get involved email Sheeba (sheeba@gfc.tv)

JESUS AND THE QUR’AN

A two-day training of life-changing paradigms where you will learn how to share your faith and build fruitful relationships with Muslims. You will move from Christian to Kingdom, from debate to dialogue, and from fear to friendship.  For more information, registration, and dates, please visit jaq.org.

GENERATION SALAAM

This is our weekly summer outreach program for refugees families living in Clarkston. We go to several apartment complexes to play with the kids, build relationships with the parents and share the love of Christ with the refugee families there. Contact sheeba@gfc.tv for more info.

PEACE OF THREAD:

Peace of Thread is a nonprofit organization that empowers women who have come to United States seeking refuge from war, persecution and poverty to make a new life for themselves and their families. The women of Peace of Thread hand-make high quality and one of a kind accessories using top of the line refurbished fabric. Volunteers can work in many areas such as designer, cutter, sales representative, driver and more. This is a great way to build relationships with refugee women! For more information visit: peaceofthread.com or email: info@peaceofthread.com

LANTERN PROJECT

The Lantern Project was founded in 2014 through a unique collaboration between local churches, craft educators, and industry leaders. They met out of a shared vision to see the unemployed and underemployed empowered with life-long careers. For more information visit: www.thelanternproject.org or contact dan@thelanternproject.org

 

Global Opportunities

TRINIDAD 2017

When:  May 29 - Jun 6
Who: High School and older
How Much: $1645
What: This is an 8 day trip where we learn how to dialogue with people from various faith background about Jesus. We will be holding a vbs at a local school, caring for orphans, doing a community service project, visiting temples and mosques and loving the people of Trinidad! Join our team!

SUHAREKE, KOSOVO

When:  Jun 9 - 30
Who: High School and older
How Much: $3000
What: Serve alongside a Kosovar non-profit organization, Kosovo Hope, and you’ll have the opportunity to: be a camp counselor at a camp for Kosovar high school students, serve impoverished families, be apart of the “LUG Kosovo” group and build friendships that will last a lifetime!

 

Sign up for the global trips at my.gfc.tv. For information about anything related to missions contact Sheeba: sheeba@gfc.tv