Monthly Archives: May 2012


Posted by in Chelsea Charpia,City Mission - News | May 24, 2012
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This past Saturday was our third week in the new house in Southeast and already we are seeing some awesome changes. We saw a lot of our old friends come out the past two Saturdays for breakfast and even saw some of our new friends from our opening week come join us again. These last two weeks have been a little different though, in the midst of our renovation of Campbell House, we saw a huge turnout of kids and were very surprised by

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Posted by in Chelsea Charpia,City Mission - News | May 14, 2012

Many times when God is blessing his children, he does it through unsightly things. Take for instance the new addition to City Mission, The Campbell house. From the outside (and even the inside) this house appears to have nothing to offer but with God’s help and diligent work we hope to make this a safe haven for community members of Southeast Roanoke. Speaking of God’s help, this past week the NCCAA Softball National Championship took place in Botetourt County. City Mission and Renovation Church were blessed to have three participating teams come out and

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Beauty Among The Weeds

Posted by in Chelsea Charpia | May 8, 2012

Excitement was building Friday night, May 4th, as the City Mission team prepared for The Campbell House opening Saturday morning. From the outside, our new location didn’t prove to be much on the eyes. The old building needs a new wardrobe and some curb appeal badly. There is more water running on the ground than in the pipes of the house. It is a little more than a construction zone, but we weren’t going to let that stop us from

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Posted by in City Mission - News | May 3, 2012

Posted on May 3, 2012

New Location and Time

Hey everybody!  In case you have not heard the exciting news- starting THIS Saturday, May 5th, we will be having our breakfast at THE CAMPBELL HOUSE!  Along with the location change we are also

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Posted by in Laughinghouse Family - Blog | May 1, 2012

It was just us now.  Our helpful friends had gone back to their own homes.  After three days of moving stuff we were finally standing in an empty house.  “Is that everything?”  The words echoed and seemed so loud in the vacant space.  A few tears welled up in Kristi’s eyes as

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