Courageous Volunteers

by Wendy Jo Melcher, Access Coordinator @ MBC Loudoun Last week, I had the pleasure of welcoming a new volunteer into our respite program called Break Out. As a volunteer for Access, you do not need any prior experience with children who have special needs. You just need the courage to take that first step […]

A Gift of Time

by Wendy Jo Melcher, Access Coordinator @ MBC Loudoun I would like to thank the volunteers who gave a special gift which can’t be returned. For those who may not know what this gift was….it was 4 hours of their free time on Friday December 16th at Break Out. Here is an email from one […]

Get Involved in Break Out

by Wendy Jo Melcher, Access Coordinator @ MBC Loudoun For all the volunteers who helped out on October 14th at Loudoun’s Break Out. I have a comment I would like to share from a parent who was blessed by you all. (I have changed the names in the commentary) …. Just wanted to say thanks […]

A Night of Prayer

by Amelia Sipress, Associate Director of Ministry Teams @ MBC Loudoun Can you imagine what it is like to live with a child who has special needs? This is what we challenged the congregation with when we asked them to join us on October 8, 2011 for our Second Saturday Event where we prayed for […]

An Invitation to Pray

by Wendy Melcher (Access Coordinator @ MBC Loudoun) and Amelia Sipress (Associate Director of Ministry Teams @ MBC Loudoun) It’s your wedding day. You’re excited, afraid, glowing and about to marry the man or woman of your dreams – someone who God has given to you as an incredible gift to spend the rest of […]

Family Attends Church Together for the First Time in 9 Years

by Wendy Jo Melcher, Access Coordinator @ MBC Loudoun MBC Loudoun has a new family who started attending church during the month of June. The parents were hesitant at first to leave their precious children with strangers, especially when one of their children has special needs which includes a communication barrier. When your child is […]

Small Group Joins Break Out

Last Friday, at Break Out, we had an amazing thing happen that showed God’s love. One of our Loudoun “Small Groups” volunteered to help us out. The group consisted of 8 married couples. These couples jumped right in and gave our children an amazing, loving, fun filled evening. They helped the children play games, blew […]