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Mission Statement

Provide Christian-based, holistic, relationship-based programs that empower the poor and marginalized. Mobilize middle-class Americans to become more compassionately involved among the poor. Seek ways to overcome the systemic issues of social injustice which oppress the poor and marginalized.

Upcoming Events

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“Jubilee Food Market”

Fresh vegetables, fruit, meat, bread, milk and much more – the basics of shopping  for yourself and  your family, at affordable prices too!  (and yes, we do sell Blue Bell Ice Cream!)   No matter where you live, everyone is invited to shop with us.  Come support this ongoing community effort!

CLICK HERE TO SUPPORT THE ONGOING FOOD INVENTORY…HELP US KEEP OUR SHELVES FILLED!!


Please join us
on this special night of celebration!

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Tuesday evening, 6 pm          February 28, 2017 

Waco Convention Center, Chisholm Hall

Tables can be purchased at these levels:

  1. “Faith/Agency Collaborator”-  $425- Tables for churches/nonprofit and for the individual

person hosting a table.

  1. “In-Kind Sponsor”  –  $500.   Payee is underwriting a table for MW to fill w/participants

who have limited funds.

  1. “Anniversary Partner” –   $1000 or more
  2. “Anniversary Patron” –   $5000 or more
  3. “Friend” – (individuals) $55

  

Details:  Call our office, 254-753-4900

OR email Joyce Brammer, jbrammer@missionwaco.org

 

 

localsloveDO YOU LOVE US?  PLEASE VOTE!

VOTING ENDS FEBRUARY 6!

Vote for Mission Waco / Mission World in Waco
AND…
Vote for World Cup Cafe in Waco

 


Spring Volunteer Orientations at Baylor Campus.

(Attendance open to community too)

Bill Daniels Student Center – 2nd Floor.

1311 S. 5th St. (Baylor University)

Attend only one session:

Jan. 18 (Wed)  Baines/White Room

Jan 25 (Wed) Baines/White Room

6pm SHARP

General Orientation Information. Complete forms. Sign up!

Bring $5 fee for Background Report if you want to volunteer with us.

 

Weekly volunteer orientations will begin late January.  Please call office for details.   254-753-4900

OR email us at volunteers@missionwaco.org


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Haiti, India and MxCity “Exposure Trips” Change Lives!

 Mission World offers international global trips…Come go with us !

 From the orphanage for physically and mentally disabled children in Mexico City to the slums of India and Haiti, your life will never be the same once you get to know the names and faces of real children and adults who struggle daily. For 25 years, Mission Waco has been taking groups to serve others in poverty and learn from them, as well as help empower them. Trip dates and costs are on the website.

 


 

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Over 265 Haitian Children Sponsored to Attend School This Fall

Others await sponsorships ($228/year)…want to help? http://missionwaco.org/haiti-sponsorship/

The Mission World Team (Janet Dorrell, Carolina Clark, and David Netherland) left on Tuesday back to NE Haiti with good news. At least 265 children will get to go to school this year! Haitian poverty is overwhelming, with most families making $1/day or less. Besides the church, education is one of the most important gifts children can receive to give them a chance to overcome the shackles of hopelessness that so many experience. For about $.63/day, sponsorship provides tuition, a uniform, shoes, and books. Mission Waco Mission World has been providing scholarships for over ten years. So if you want to make a lifetime difference in a child’s life, why not sponsor a child or two? If money is tight, get your church, Sunday School class, life group or business to pitch in. We’ll get you the name and picture so you can remember and prayer for “your” child. Contact Janet at <missions@missionwaco.org> or go to the website for more info.  http://missionwaco.org/haiti-sponsorship/


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Party Planning and Fair Trade in High Demand Around Here World Cup Café & Fair Trade Mkt.’s group room offers shopping from around the world If you are looking for a great location for your group’s meal, don’t wait long to reserve the World Cup Café and Fair Trade Mkt. The café can hold up to fifty (50) guests in the back room where our global products are for sale. Contact the café at 254.757-1748 soon for your party.

Shop World Cup Online

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Poverty Simulation Dates Set Through Summer ‘17

One weekend can change your life!  <http://missionwaco.org/poverty-simulation/> 

One-half of the world lives on less that $2/day. 21,000 children under the age of five die daily. We live in a world of need that can be overwhelming. But one weekend, Friday evening at 8:00 through Sunday at 2:30pm can transform your views and purpose in life. Just ask any of the 25,000 participants who have attended this weekend. Details and costs are listed at the link above. Dates do fill up, so make your reservation soon!

January 27-29, 2017

February 17-19

March 24-26

April 7-9

April 21-23


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Jerry Johnston Creative Arts Memorial Fund

a Mission Waco opportunity for lower income children and teens Jerry Johnston loved the arts and the poor. His life showed it. While he played and enjoyed music sitting on the board among the elite in the Dallas Opera Company, he also remembered the poor wherever he lived or traveled, creating a home for homeless boys in Bogota, Colombia, serving though NYC’s City Harvest hunger ministry, and even visiting inmates in the jail ministry with his church. As a local Waco resident with two Baylor University business degrees and post graduate studies at Duke, he succeeded in the business world in banking and became one the Top 20 Young Businessmen of Dallas. At age 57, his earthly struggles ended. To celebrate his legacy and continue purposeful efforts in keeping with Jerry’s life, friends and his mom have blessed the creation of a special Jerry Johnston Creative Arts Memorial Fund through Mission Waco to allow those who loved and respected him a way to express their appreciation for his life. READ MORE…

 

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