Category Archives: City Mission – News


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 City Mission - News | April 11, 2012

Well the Easter Eve Breakfast was a great success!  We had lots of new faces and Christy Burke had a super lesson for the kids.  The Egg Hunt at the Campbell House went good too!   Here in a few weeks there are some big changes coming.  We will be moving the Saturday Breakfast Party to

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Posted by in City Mission - News | March 20, 2012

Here is a snapshot of the latest going on with City Mission as of March 20, 2012

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Restoring The Broken Places

Posted by in City Mission - News | February 25, 2012

Everywhere you look on the 1400 block of Campbell Ave in Southeast Roanoke you see the effects of years of poverty and neglect.  Houses are boarded up.  Siding is falling off.  Windows are broken out.  Trash is everywhere.  It reminds me of the desolation of my spirituality before Jesus moved into the neighborhood and renovated my heart…..this is the perfect street for us to start on.

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Resignation Letter

Posted by in City Mission - News,Laughinghouse Family - Blog | February 8, 2012

Saying goodbye is a hard thing to do.  We mailed the letter below out to our former church family, Fellowship Community Church, in February of 2012 letting them know that God was calling us into a new chapter of our story.  Our resignation took effect on March 1, 2012.

Dear Church Family,

It has been over ten years but I remember it like it was yesterday.  And I could take you to exactly where I was when I finally let go of my own plans for my life.  It was like

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City Mission’s Five Initiatives

Posted by in City Mission - News | February 1, 2012

City Mission is off to a great start in 2012 and we are looking forward to all that God has in store!  As you know, our Saturday Breakfast with the SE Roanoke community is steadily growing and to keep us focused on the mission we put together a team of people to pray through and plan a comprehensive approach to this year.  Our first Planning Meeting was Saturday, January 28th, and we really weighed through what steps to take next to impact the area with the gospel.

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Breakfast Update from January 28

Posted by in City Mission - News | January 31, 2012

We had another great day this past Saturday in Southeast Roanoke.  It seems like our ratio of kids to adults is balancing out lately!  Ed let me know that 49 people ate breakfast on site, 22 additional people decided to take their breakfast to-go, and we delivered about 8 meals to our shut-ins. We used over 13 dozen eggs along with a whole bunch of pancakes and biscuits and gravy to feed this many.

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