The Village Community Presbyterian Church is committed to sharing Christ's love and compassion in San Diego and throughout the world. Through hands-on mission projects and support of numerous other Christian agencies, the people of The Village Church in North County San Diego strive to put their faith into action.
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MISSIONS THROUGH THE VILLAGE CHURCH
In all our missions efforts, we strive to honor Christ’s call to make disciples by:
Location: MEXICO, SOUTH AFRICA, SAN CARLOS APACHE RESERVATION
Summary: Jesus calls us to a continuous life of service. Therefore, we choose to serve with love. Join Amor Ministries in our efforts to change the world, one family at a time. Since 1980, Amor's mission has remained the same. God has called us to build his Church. We do that by responding to the spiritual and physical poverty in the world by empowering groups and individuals to participate in an Amor Mission Trip, a house building mission trip.
Our very name means love. We choose to show God's love through simple, tangible acts of service. Amor demonstrates to the poor the same grace we have all received through Jesus.
We are committed to be like Christ as we:
As we carry out this mission, we realize that building a house doesn't just provide shelter. It's a step toward Jesus and obedience to the one thing he asked us to build. HIS CHURCH.
Friends of Los Niños
Location: Tijuana, Mexico - NORTH AMERICA
Friends of Los Niños is a ministry providing food, clothing, and other support to several Christian orphanages just over the border in Tijuana, Mexico.
Glad Tidings India
Summary: Glad Tidings India, founded by Dr. William Scott, partners with indigenous churches and other Christian organizations to provide Bibles and equip church planters to bring the good news of Jesus Christ to the people of India. The Village Church helped to sponsor a church planter near the Indian border with Myanmar this year.
Location: Campinas and Vittoria, BrazilSOUTH AMERICA
Summary: Hope Unlimited is a ministry to children and youth in Brazil, where an estimated five to ten million children are in poverty and live on the streets. Through Christian discipleship, housing, education, character development and job-training, Hope Unlimited helps former street children discover new life and have hope for a brighter tomorrow.
Location: Kenya – AFRICA
Summary: The Village Church’s work in Kenya has two main components:
1. The Elma Barnett Children’s Centre Komonong, located near Eldama Ravine, provides a Christian home and education for approximately 70 orphaned children. Elma Center includes dormitories and a primary school. Past work trips to Elma Center have involved light construction and repair as well as interaction with the children. In addition to budgeted monetary support of Elma Center , a scholarship fund has been established through a private donation to help provide for secondary-school and college education for the children.
2. We support numerous church and school construction projects in partnership with the Presbyterian Church of East Africa and the Outreach Foundation of the Presbyterian Church (USA). Four new churches were built in 2004-2005, and twenty new churches were built in 2006. One of these churches is stone with seating for up to 1000; the remaining churches seat 200-300. At the end of 2009 we began to raise funds for schools that are to be built next to the churches. In the summer 2010 we will work along side members of the Pwani Presbytery to build these schools.
Paulus Movement – Partners in Evangelism International
Location: Hungary - EUROPE
Summary: The Paulus Movement is committed to evangelism, discipleship, leadership training and church-planting in Hungary. The director, Andras Kazar, served as the national director for Campus Crusade before planting a church in the outskirts of Budapest. The Village Church provides personal and ministry support to the Kazars.
PLANT WITH PURPOSE, formerly named FLORESTA
Location: NORTH AMERICA, CENTRAL AMERICA, AFRICA, ASIA
Summary: By reversing deforestation, Plant With Purpose helps the poor restore productivity to their land to create economic opportunity out of environmental restoration. Since 1984 we have helped more than 100,000 people in some 230 villages lift themselves out of poverty through our holistic approach to sustainable development.
Village Church Military Outreach
Location: Camp Pendleton – USA
Summary: Our goal is to make a positive difference in the lives of our military personnel/families at nearby Camp Pendleton in North County San Diego. We, as a congregation, are blessed to have an opportunity to help fill some of their needs and to alleviate some of the stress on their families during this time of frequent deployments to Afghanistan and Iraq.
Do you have too much "stuff" in your life? Would you like to share your items and gain space while also benefiting a military member or family? Or possibly, are you remodeling and need to find a home for your good, gently used items? We can directly help our young military families via the Military Support Network of the North Coast Calvary Chapel. They have established a network among Chaplains and Family Readiness Officers throughout the base. You can e-mail them directly at
For More Information Download the Military Outreach Flyer HERE
Location: San Diego, CA – USA
Summary: This is a ministry to homeless and at-risk teens in San Diego. Through various program, Care House seeks to share the love of Jesus Christ among the more than 2000 homeless teens in San Diego. In addition to financial support, the Village Church campus hosts an annual Christmas fundraiser for Care House.
Summary: Ladle Fellowship of First Presbyterian Church is a Christ-centered soup kitchen and has been helping the homeless and poor in downtown San Diego since 1983. Rather than follow the failed social welfare model, this ministry is geared around sharing the love and truth of Christ with people in meaningful and personal ways. Ladle volunteers listen to, talk with and pray for our homeless and poor neighbors. Conversion, discipleship and changed lives are what we are all about.
Every Sunday afternoon a hot and nutritious meal is served to about 250 people. Clothing and hygiene items are supplied to those requesting them. Gospel music and a Bible message present our guests with the hope of salvation and a glimpse of a new way of living. Youth and families are invited to help serve at Ladle Fellowship with Village Church. For more information, please contact
Location: Local schools as well as ministries nationwide – USA
Summary: Navigators is a national organization that provides Christian fellowship, witness, and discipleship on college campuses across the country. The hallmarks of Navigators’ ministry are one-to-one relationships and small-group studies focused on discipleship. Currently we support Navigators staff worker Darrell Dooyema in San Diego.
Presbyterians for Renewal
Summary: PFR is a renewal organization within the Presbyterian Church (USA). Its mission statement reads, “As followers of Jesus Christ, seeking to conform our lives and beliefs to the Word of God, our mission is to participate in God's renewing, transforming work in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.).” The Village Church’s pastor, Rev. Dr. Jack Baca, is a former board member of PFR.
Presbyterian Urban Ministries
Summary: Located in the heart of San Diego, PUM offers emergency and employment assistance to individuals and families living at or below the poverty level in the form of food, clothing, transportation, obtaining required employment paperwork, access to job-search tools and counseling. Prayer is offered and shared throughout each day.
Location: San Diego and Solana Beach, CA – USA
Summary: Reality Changers is a Christian ministry to at-risk teens in San Diego. Through weekly programs, tutoring, and participation in UCSD’s Academic Connections program, Reality Changers seeks to help teens break the cycle of poverty and violence, attend a four-year college, and grow in a relationship with Jesus Christ.
San Diego Rescue Mission
Summary: The stated purpose of the Rescue Mission is to “Provide hope to the helpless by forging the best clinical practices with the transforming love of Jesus Christ to yield powerful life-changing results.” Reaching out to the homeless in San Diego, in addition to providing overnight shelters and meals, the Mission offers a 12-month holistic rehabilitation program for men, a 12-month holistic rehabilitation program for women and their children, and Nueva Vida Haven, an emergency shelter for women and their children. A Village Church member, Kay Wilder, is the current chairperson of the Mission’s Board of Directors.
Urban Youth Cooperative
What is UYC?
Urban Youth Collaborative (UYC) is a non-profit that connects kids to the resources of the kingdom of God by linking churches to schools. We operate 60 motivational lunch clubs at urban public schools in San Diego through partnerships with local churches. Our empowering program draws 2,000 junior and senior high students every week. By pointing to healing, hope, and transformation because of Jesus, we teach skills for this life and the next. All students are welcome to join us, regardless of background or perspective.
Location: North County San Diego, CA – USA
Summary: Young Life is a non-denominational, Christian organization committed to impacting kid's lives and preparing them for the future. For more than six decades, Young Life has been introducing adolescents to Jesus Christ and helping them grow in their faith, while providing strong, positive influences in their lives. Village Church supports two area Young Life staff, Randy Giusta and Scott Rubin.
For more information on our missions opportunities, contact the Rev. Jan Farley at 858-756-2441 or (
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