Missions Month Events


Sunday, October 22 – Missions Month Kick Off: Peculiar People

Do you stand out? Are people curious about you? Our missions month theme focuses on 1 Peter 2:9 “But you are a chosen people, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people belonging to God (KJV: “a peculiar people”), that you may declare the praises of him who called you out of darkness into his wonderful light.” What does it look like to live out this verse in our day to day lives?


Sunday, October 22 – Taste of the Nations Potluck

To help kick off missions month, come fellowship directly following the joint service at our international themed potluck! RSVP by October 18th to bring your favorite dish or chip in $10 ($12 at the door). Children and newcomers since July are free. If you have any questions, contact Patrice at Patrice.Yao@gmail.com. [Sign-up is closed]


Saturday, October 28 – Testimony and Tea with Mrs. Vega, 1:30-3:30 PM

Ladies come join our Spain partner Mrs. Vega for a special testimony and tea time! Mrs. V is from Bogota, Colombia and has served in both North Africa and Europe for the last 13 years. She has a degree in Education. Mrs. V will be sharing her testimony and about ministering in Europe. There will also be a time of Q&A. The event will be held at Jes Chang’s place in McLean. Rides are available from the Greensboro metro stop.

Please RSVP by Monday, October 23rd. Contact Esther Chu with questions at missions@greatcommissioncc.org.



Sunday, October 29 Spain Partner Sunday

Mrs. Vega will be sharing about the C&MA work in Europe. There will be a time to connect with her directly after the Arlington service, snacks provided.


Saturday, November 4 – Coffee Chat with Dr. Kent Copeland

Please join us at Melissa & Andy Ho’s home for a coffee chat with our missionary guest, Dr. Copeland, on November 4 from 2:00-4:00pm. Hear about his work ministering as a medical
missionary in Asia. Coffee and light refreshments provided. Contact Cathy at ccataries@gmail.com to RSVP and for home address.


Sunday, November 5 – Skype Prayer Breakfast, 10:00-11:30 AM

Bring your own brunch and catch up with our ministry colleague in Asia via Skype. We will meet at the Double Tree Hotel before Arlington service to connect with and pray for our colleague serving in Asia! For more information please contact Jared at jared.lock.ng@gmail.com.


Sunday, November 5 – Asia Discovery Sunday

Dr. Kent Copeland will be sharing about the C&MA work in Cambodia. There will be a time to connect with him directly after the Arlington service, snacks provided.


Saturday, November 11 – Casa Chirilagua 5K Family Fun Run

Registration is now open for the Casa Chirilagua 5k Race on Saturday, November 11, at Cameron Run Regional Park in Alexandria!

Additionally, our ministry partner, Casa Chirilagua, is looking for volunteers to serve on the Casa 5K planning committee and promote 5k registration at each of our church’s services as the race approaches on November 11. Contact Dorian Belz at dorian.belz@gmail.com if you are interested in joining forces with our ministry partner to make this event a success!



Sunday, November 12 – Local Partnership Sunday

We will have a couple from Global Gates sharing at the Tysons service about the work this ministry is doing in the region here. Open church lunch (at your expense) following the service at Tysons: Super Chicken-8357 Leesburg Pike, Vienna, VA 22182.

Dawnielle Miller will be sharing at the Arlington service about the ministry that Casa Chirilagua has right here in Arlington, VA. Open church lunch (at your expense) following the service at Arlington: California Pizza Kitchen-1201 S Hayes St f, Arlington, VA 22202


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