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Becky Dvorak - Healing Conference in Leesburg
So Jesus answered and said to them, “Have faith in God.” Mark 11:22
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Feed Loudoun Hosts Fresh Food Drive to Benefit Loudoun County Food Pantries
Becky Dvorak – 2 day Healing and Impartation Conference
And these signs shall follow them that believe…
Who: Becky Dvorak
What: 2-day training and impartation in the gift of healing
Where: Best Western Hotel and Conference Center, 726 East Market St, Leesburg, Virginia 20176
When: Friday, September 19th 6PM – 10PM; Saturday, September 20th, 9AM – 5PM
Preregistration is required, visit http://beckydvorak.eventbrite.com
Why: Come together for a time of equipping and activating the gift that these signs shall follow…
Worship Music: with/Jeremy Hall
You will not to want to miss this opportunity to have the gift of healing activated and operating in your own life! Becky Dvorak is a prophetic minister, evangelist, missionary, and author whose daily life gives way to the spiritual gifts fully operating, with signs following!
She is a full-time missionary to Guatemala, and travels throughout America and the nations, bringing a fresh word and a fresh impartation of God’s Spirit through conferences, prophetic healing services and international miracle crusades. Becky’s heart is to help train and equip believers in the power of the Holy Spirit, through the finished work of Jesus. She feels we are in the end times, and as believers, we must demonstrate the love and power of God unto salvation.
Becky carries a powerful anointing for healing and deliverance, with signs following (dead raised, blind see, deaf hear, paralytics walk, cancer destroyed, in Jesus’ name). God’s ministry, through Becky, ignites a fresh passion in the hearts of believers to go deeper in their relationship with God.
Becky’s desire is for people to experience the manifest presence of God and power of the Holy Spirit, bringing revelation of the completed work of Jesus, His love for them, and His desire to heal. She encourages us, as believers, to dare to believe: God is who He says He is, He will do what He says He will do, and as is He (Christ), so are we, in this world. For more information about Becky Dvorak, visit http://healingandmiraclesintl.org/
Space is limited. Pre-registration is required.
There will also be personal ministry and prayer for healing.
About Becky Dvorak
Becky Dvorak is a minister of divine healing and miracles, prophetic Bible teacher with 20+ years of walking in the supernatural power of the Holy Spirit, Destiny Image author of “Dare to Believe – The True Power of Faith to Walk in Divine Healing and Miracles” and “Greater Than Magic – The Supernatural Power of Faith”. She is the co-founder of Healing and Miracles International and co-founder of Vida Ilimitada in Guatemala, where she, alongside her husband, David, of more than 34 years, have founded LIFE Homes – Guatemala for children that have been orphaned, abandoned and LIFE Tender Mercy Home for children born infected with the HIV Virus, but are in the healing process.
She is a firm believer in the healing power of Jesus Christ with signs and wonders following and travels around the globe equipping the Church on how to walk in divine healing and miracles, ministering at DARE to Believe Healing Schools, Services, Seminars and Conferences.
Becky is a wife, mother of 8 (3 adult biological and 5 adopted), plus 1 son-in-law and 2 daughters-in-law, grandmother of 6. She has resided with her husband, David in Guatemala, Central America as full-time missionaries since 1994.
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|What is gleaning? It is the harvesting of food for the needy. This tradition goes back to ancient times when landholders allowed folks in need to harvest left-over crops. In eighteenth century England, the sexton would often ring a church bell at eight o'clock in the morning and again at seven in the evening to alert needy families when they were invited to collect crops. As a volunteer, gleaning is a fun, family activity that usually lasts no more than about 2 hours on a beautiful fall day. It is also a good activity for groups who are looking for community outreach projects.|Feed Loudoun, a non-profit organization of Loudoun County, will host a county wide food drive of exclusively fresh fruits and vegetables August 9th through August 16th.
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Loudoun food banks reach out to local residents
Individual gardeners, farm markets and farmers are asked to donate their surplus fruits and vegetables to participating food banks.
Following a successful 2013 gardening season Feed Loudoun donated over 24,000 pounds of produce to local food banks in an effort to provide fresh nutritious food to those in need in the community. Feed Loudoun is an associated volunteer network with the national movement Plant a Row for the Hungry established by the Garden Writers Association. The total of donations for the Feed Loudoun 2014 Harvest will be added to the national Plant a Row totals for the “20 by 20” campaign where the national goal is to have 20 million pounds donated by 2020.
Feed Loudoun is a uniquely community-based program designed to assist in feeding the hungry here in Loudoun County. Founded in 2009 by Julia Brizendine, the nonprofit is part of a national grass roots initiative started by the Garden Writers Association in 1995.
Feed Loudoun is comprised of individual gardeners, agri-businesses, farm markets and other community partners who donate their surplus fresh produce to help feed Loudoun's hungry. Fresh food does not go to waste but instead is donated by volunteers in our community to those in need. The collected food is given to various food pantries throughout Loudoun County. Feed Loudoun donates 100% of the produce collected. To date, they have coordinated the donation of over 90,000 pounds of fresh produce to food pantries all over the county!
Feed Loudoun is an all-volunteer organization. What they need most is your time! However, they do have some modest expenses which have been covered primarily by individual donations and two small, start-up grants from 100 Women Strong and Farm to Fork. The focus is on food and volunteerism.
Are you a gardener? Could you plant an extra row or two for the hungry? Even if you have no more room in your garden, you probably have excess produce that goes to waste every year, right? Why not put it to good use? Food pantries stock mostly canned goods and other non-perishables because these are the easiest to distribute. However, good nutrition depends on fresh fruits and vegetables. Increasingly, food pantries are willing to accept fresh fruits and vegetables during the growing season. This helps conserve the non-perishable items so that shelves stay fully stocked during lean times in the summer season.
You can drop your own produce off at one of the listed drop-off locations. Or, if you have a large quantity of food, let Feed Loudoun know and they may be able to help with gleaning.
The Loudoun farms who donate regularly through gleaning:
Wegmeyer’s – Hamilton, VA
Quarter Branch Farm – Lovettsville, VA
Crooked Run Orchard – Purcellville VA
Willowsford Farm - Leesburg, VA
Potomac Vegetable Farm - Lovettsville, VA
What to grow:
There is no right or wrong when it comes to growing fruits and veggies for Feed Loudoun Plant a Row. What you want to consider is how long your fruit or veggie will last once harvested. Fruits and veggies with a longer shelf life tend to be more practical (like squash, zucchini, potatoes, beans, onions, carrots, and apples). Food pantries accept all edible fruits and veggies for distribution. You are certainly welcome to donate tomatoes, cucumbers, lettuce, peppers, melons, pears, peaches, herbs, etc. Please don't limit what you grow or donate because it will all be consumed!
or visit http://www.feedloudoun.org
Some locations (not all) require that you call before drop off (see phone numbers in each listing).
Catholic Charities (Leesburg)
Martha Michael, Program Manager
12 Cardinal Park Drive SE,
Leesburg, VA 20175
Donation times: Monday – Thursday 9:30 am until 4:00pm
* Please call first
Lisa Lombardozzi, Executive Director
Bob Ashdown, Pantry Manager
Christ the Redeemer Catholic Church
46833 Harry Byrd Hwy.
P.O. Box 443
Sterling, VA 20167-0443
Donation times: LINK can accept produce donations anytime.
* Please call first.
Loudoun Interfaith Relief (Leesburg)
Jaime Rubinos, Manager of Operations
750 Miller Drive SE
Leesburg, VA 20175
Donation times: Monday – Friday 9:30am until 4:00pm Saturday 9:30am until 1:00pm
Messiahs Market (Ashburn)
Erika Huddleston, Community Life Executive Director
Sheri Toler, Pantry Manager
19790 Ashburn Road
Donation times: We can receive donations by appointment most any time the building is open: M-F: 8:00am until 6:00pm,
Saturdays we usually have a team here 10-Noon
* Please call first.
Seven Loaves (Middleburg)
Melanie Maloney, President
15 W Washington St
Middleburg, VA 20117
Donation times: M-W-F from 9:00a.m. to Noon or Thursday from 9:00am until 10:00a.m.
Donations preferred Wednesday, Thursday or Friday.
Tree of Life (Purcellville)
Brian McMullen, Executive Director
Linda Watkins, Pantry Manager Tree of Life Center
210 N. 21st St., Unit D
Purcellville, VA 20132
Donation times: Monday - Thursday 9:00am until Noon.
|"and if you spend yourselves in behalf of the hungry and satisfy the needs of the oppressed, then your light will rise in the darkness, and your night will become like the noonday" - Isaiah 58:10. Donations to all food banks typically decrease during the summer months. However, hunger doesn’t take a summer vacation and many students who would otherwise eat breakfast and lunch at school may no longer have access to those meals during the summer. Photo courtesy LINK INC.|From Round Hill to Sterling Park; from Loudoun Heights to South Riding; local food banks reach out to touch needy families in all four corners of Loudoun County.
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The escalating cost of living combined with the loss of higher paying jobs has put many people in our area in a financial dilemma. Lower wage jobs appear to be a larger share of our community’s total employment. The surge in population and rising cost of housing in our community have added stress on resources and make it much harder for lower wage earners to make ends meet. Those with modest income struggle to pay for housing, groceries, childcare, health care, and education among other essentials. Imagine the difficulty of choosing whether your family eats or has clothes on their back? Many families with children living in at-risk situations depend on local food banks in order to have enough money to make rent. Keeping families stable in the same home helps children remain in one school and prevents them from experiencing the loss of family members, friends and familiar neighborhoods.
Feeding America, the nation’s largest domestic hunger-relief organization, released in June 2013 Map The Meal Gap 2013 at http://www.feedingamerica.org/mapthegap?_ga=1.255193472.941955903.1405621203
which provides estimates of food insecurity at the county and congressional district level. Food insecurity is the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s measure of the lack of access to enough food for an active, healthy life for all household members. Loudoun County, Virginia has one of the highest median household incomes in the nation, yet nearly 17,000 of its residents are food insecure. Currently weekly grocery requirements for local food banks are great. The crux of the problem is that during summer there is an increased concern for needy families with school-age kids because there are few school breakfast or lunch programs at this time.
Due to the extraordinarily high demand for food to support our neighbors, the local food bank pantry shelves require your donations to fill them to the maximum. Food and monetary donations are desperately needed to serve needy families. Foods that will help the most are peanut butter, jelly, cereal, cake and cookie mixes, canned tomato products, bagged beans or rice, canned black beans, canned chicken, canned fruit, oatmeal, canned chili and all types of soups.
12 Cardinal Park Drive, SE, Suite 105
Leesburg, VA 20175
Food Pantry available Monday through Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Clients may access once every 4 weeks. Clients self-select the foods they need.
Dulles South Food Pantry
Arcola United Methodist Church
24757 Evergreen Mill Road
Dulles, VA 20166
Serving families in the Dulles South (within the boundaries of John Champe High School and Freedom High School) regardless of income. Food Pantry is available the 1st, 3rd & 5th Wednesday monthly from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
First. time guests must fill out a Guest Registration Form (available on website).
Serves Leesburg, Ashburn and Sterling
Call & leave message: volunteer will coordinate delivery.
Sterling United Methodist Church
304 East Church Road
Sterling, VA 20164
Serving families in Sterling/Loudoun communities. Monthly food distribution on the second Saturday monthly. Doors open at 7:00 a.m. Distribution is from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
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Guilford Baptist Church
1001 Ruritan Circle
Serves Ashburn and Sterling residents. Delivery available.
Hours: Opens at 9:00 a.m. on the third Saturday of each month, or by appointment.
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New Life Church
207 East Holly Avenue, Suite 120
Sterling, VA 20175
Hours: First Saturday of each month from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Loudoun Interfaith Relief
750 Miller Drive, Suite A-1
May visit two times per month. Must provide picture ID and proof of Loudoun County residency.
Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.
Tuesday & Thursday (Evenings by appointment only) 5:45 p.m. – 7:20 p.m.
LINK Food Bank
P. O. Box 443
Sterling, Virginia 20167
Dial (703) 437-1776
Serves Ashburn, Herndon and Sterling residents with food items that have been donated (Faith-based).
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Call and leave a message and a volunteer will contact you.
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Families in need can go once per week. Must provide picture ID that shows proof of Loudoun County residency.
Hours: Monday and Tuesday – 7:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Reston Bible Church
45650 Oakbrook Court
Sterling, VA 20166
Wednesday 12:00 PM- 2:00 PM & Saturday 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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Salvation Army Meal Distribution Program
703-771-3371 – Saturday Evenings – Hot Meal Program
Hours: 4:00 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.
Shenandoah Office Building Parking Lot
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5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Sterling Park Plaza Shopping Center (near Big Lots)
South Sterling Boulevard
Seven Loaves Services
Middleburg United Methodist Church
15 W. Washington Street
May visit one time per week. Must present ID that shows client’s name and address at first visit each year.
In 2013, Seven Loaves served patrons from 18 counties in Virginia.
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St. James Episcopal Church – Hot Meal Program
14 Cornwall Street
Leesburg, VA 20176
Free Meal served on the last 3 Mondays of each Month; 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.
The Tree of Life Food Pantry
Tree of Life Center
210 North 21st Street
Purcellville, VA 20132
For residents living west of Leesburg. Call between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. and leave name and number; they will contact client within two business days. Limited number of visits within six-month period (Christian-based).
Hours: Not applicable. (Representative delivers to client.)
Free Dinner served every Thursday evening from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Tree of Life Center (individuals and families of all ages invited)
Western Loudoun Food Pantry
Contact Pam Hayba (parent liaison) to visit the pantry.
Lovettsville Elementary (540-751-2470) or Woodgrove High School (540-751-2470)
Supplemental Food Program
Good Faith Food Box: Save up to 40% on groceries
Call 703-421-3416 mailbox # 2.
Tyrena Lewis – New Life Assembly of God Food Ministry