Project Descriptions

Operation Inasmuch Projects

^ Kid and Family Friendly Project
*  Ongoing/Year-Long/Life Project

Adopt-A-Family ^*

Leader: Wendy Robbins

Need truck drivers with trucks willing to transport basic furniture donated to mother and her children.
Location: Residence in Town of Warrenton
Volunteers Needed: 3 truck drivers

Apple Picking – Gift Baskets for HomeReach ^

Leaders: Teresa Hitt and Kristie Beals

Team picks two bushels of apples at Stribling’s Orchard to sort and distribute to HomeReach and others in our community; leader will take some home to cook into apple sauce/butter for later delivery to HomeReach people. Great project for families with young kids.
Location: Stribling Orchard in Markham
Date/Time: October 19; 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Volunteers Needed: 12

Blessing Bags for Homeless ^

Leaders:  Ethan and Ashley Faaborg

Organize and collect donations and then prepare bags of necessities for people who are homeless or living in poor conditions.
Location: WBC
Date/Time: October 19; 10:00 a.m.
Volunteers Needed:  15

Brookside Worship ^*

Leader:  Jay Heroux

Meet with residents to read scripture and recite psalms, pray, and enjoy conversation, spreading the word of God.
Location: Brookside Rehab and Nursing Home
Date/Time:  October 19; time TBD
Volunteers Needed:  5-7

Children’s Card Making ^

Leader:  Kristie Beals

During church gatherings, children make cards for “the least of these” populations in our community.  Children may donate cards made at home as well.
Location:  WBC
Date/Time:  Prior to October 19
Volunteers Needed:  Unlimited

Clothing Drive – Sorting and Distribution

Leaders:  Cheryl Carter, Rebecca Jones

Help sort clothing on Friday, October 18th, 4 to 7 p.m. Assist with community clothing giveaway in WBC Fellowship Hall on Saturday 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. then clean-up.
Location: WBC Fellowship Hall
Date/Time:  October 18-19
Volunteers Needed:  12

Coat Drive – Collection ^

Leader:  Dee Thompson

Organize coat drive at work or through an organization to assist Warrenton Baptist Fellowship (WBF) coat drive.
Location:  Your choice
Volunteers Needed:  Unlimited

Community Garden Winterization ^*

Leader:  Cape Caperton

Take out and store tomato cages; clean out old plants; clean out drain ditches; till both gardens; winterize equipment (tillers/mowers); general clean up; burn brush; build ramp for wood shed.
Location: The Gathering Place
Date/Time: October 19; 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Volunteers Needed:  12

Crop Walk with Warrenton Presbyterian Church ^

Leaders:  Cheryl Carter; Joan Broughton

Raise money to fight hunger by getting others to sponsor you to walk.  Walk from Presbyterian church lawn to end of the Warrenton Greenway and back (about 3 miles) on Sunday October 20th.  Money raised fights local hunger in Fauquier County and fights worldwide hunger.
Location: WPC
Date/Time: Sunday, October 20; 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Volunteers Needed:  Unlimited

Farm to Table Event in Old Town Warrenton ^

Leaders:  Brad Beals; Charity Furness (EOTW)

Set up tables and chairs, decorate tables, provide floral arrangements, serve meals.
Location:  Culpeper Street, Old Town Warrenton
Date/Time: October 19; 2 shifts; 9 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. (setup), 12 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. (serve lunch)

Feed Fauquier ^

Leader:  Kim Raines

Group of 500 total participants (20 spots reserved for WBC/OI) pack 50,000 dry and nutritious meals for local food banks in Fauquier County.
Location:  Warrenton Community Center
Date/Time: October 12; 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Volunteers Needed:  18

Firewood Ministry ^*

Leader:  Tom Williams

Cut, stack, and deliver firewood to families.
Location:  The Gathering Place.
Date/Time: October 19; 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Volunteers Needed:  20

Habitat Build on Haiti Street – Lunch ^

Leader:  Dee Thompson

Pack lunches for volunteers & staff working at Habitat build on Haiti Street in Warrenton.
Location:  70 Liberty Street/69 Haiti Street
Date/Time: October 19; 10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Volunteers Needed:  10

Habitat Rock the House ^

Leader:  Dee Thompson

Join Haiti street residents for to clean porches, paint touch up, and plant fall flower.
Location: 152 Haiti Street
Date/Time: October 19; 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Volunteers Needed:  10

Painting at Family Shelter

Leader:  Jim Raines

Paint fence around playground at family shelter on Keith Street.
Location: Fauquier Family Shelter
Date/Time: October 19; 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Volunteers Needed:  3

Prayer Support Team

Leader:  Nancy Redding

Pray for Operation Inasmuch projects, volunteers, and recipients.
Volunteers Needed:  Unlimited

Scarves for Needy ^

Leaders:  Rebekah and Sadie Keathley

Work with FISH to ensure our school children stay warm this winter.  Make scarves for Weekend Power Pack backpacks for kids who need food assistance.  No knitting or crocheting experience needed.  Ages 8+.
Location:  WBC Room 216
Date/Time:  October 19; 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Volunteers Needed:  12

Spirit Works – Hope Heals *

Leader:  Vickie Southard

Bake and deliver batches of cookies at your convenience at intervals throughout year (20 people).   Help sort (5 people) and stock (2 people) clothing donations for free distribution throughout year.
Location:  30 John Marshall St., Old Town Warrenton
Volunteers Needed:  27

Tie Dye T-shirts for Uganda ^*

Leaders:  Karri and Kasey Mize

Produce up to 300 tie-dye style t-shirts for distribution to boys in Uganda via WBC Sewing Ministry.
Location: WBC Front Courtyard
Date/Time:  October 19; 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Volunteers Needed:  30

Warrenton Pregnancy Center Support *

Leaders:  Brad Beals; Rosemary Downs

Compose newsletter, garden, organize, interior design, commit to prayer chain for babies and their families; serve as mentors for dads.
Date/Time: October 19; 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. and ongoing
Location: 400 Holiday Court, Suite 101
Volunteers Needed:  20

WBC Builds #1

Leader:  Ken Behnken

House repairs including kitchen floor and gutters.
Location:  Residence in Midland.
Date/Time: October 19; 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Volunteers Needed:  5

WBC Builds #2

Leaders:  Bill Beals, Earl Kemper

House repairs including siding and fix screen door.
Location:  Residence in Casanova.
Date/Time:  October 19; 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Volunteers Needed:  5

WBC Builds #3

Leader:  Michael (Cap) Caporaletti

House repairs including bathroom floor, paint aluminum roof, trash clean up in yard and house.
Location:  Residence in Midland.
Date/Time:  October 19; 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Volunteers Needed:  5

Yard Clean-Up Project #1 ^

Leaders:  Philip and Clair Peyton

Yard clean-up in Warrenton.
Location:  Resident’s home in Warrenton
Date/Time:  October 19; 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Volunteers Needed:  10

Yard Clean-Up Project #2 ^

Leaders: Wendy Robbins; Dan and Owen Keathley

Yard clean-up.
Location:  Resident’s home in Warrenton
Date/Time:  October 19; 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Volunteers Needed:  12