Moment of Relief

A reflection on the Weekend Backpack Ministry by Vickie Hall:   John 15:12 This is my commandment, that you love one another as I have loved you.   Our Weekend Backpack Program at Ginter Park Baptist Church has grown by leaps and bounds since it first began a few years ago.  It is one ministry

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Until All Are Fed

A conversation about the Weekend Backpack Ministry between Keene Irwin and Pastor Mandy: Keene:  I attended Ginter Park Elementary School (GPES), K-6, so it has a special place in my heart.    When Ginter Park Baptist Church decided we would look into beginning a weekend backpack program, GPES seemed a natural choice.  It felt like a good way

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Our Newest Deacon

Katherine grew up in a very loving and supportive Christian home in a town called Garner, just outside of Raleigh, North Carolina.  She is the youngest of four children, all of whom still live in North Carolina with with the exception of her.  She first moved to Richmond as an undergrad student at Virginia Commonwealth

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December Recap

December was a busy month in the life of our church! We traveled to some of our members’ homes and sang carols. We celebrated during our final Wednesday evening programming of the year with a Christmas party.  We welcomed Christ during the Christmas Eve candlelight service!