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Mission Madness

  • First Baptist Waynesboro 301 South Wayne Avenue Waynesboro, VA, 22980 United States (map)

On March 16-18, over 200 hundred youth from around the state will gather at First Baptist for worship and missions, and we want you to be a part of it too! In this packet is more information about the weekend and registration information. The deadline for communicating to Pastor Barrett your intent to participate is March 1.  

Sponsoring Organization

The Cooperative Baptist Fellowship of Virginia (CBF-VA) mission is to cultivate healthy congregations and engage individuals and churches in life transforming ministries. We are passionate about nurturing and forming faith in Jesus Christ, connecting Christ-followers to one another and to CBF’s global mission and ministry, engaging students and adults in mission experiences, and renewing God’s world through partnership and collaboration.

Weekend Theme

Beloved Community - Jesus came into the world and inaugurated God’s Kingdom on Earth. One way we talk about this Kingdom is as God’s Beloved Community. We’ll explore how we and they fit into God’s Kingdom on Earth. 

Cost: $20/person

The cost covers meals and a t-shirt. You can make a check payable to First Baptist Church and mark it is for Mission Madness. 

Schedule of Events

Friday Night, March 16

7:00…..The Madness Begins! Group Leaders Register. Food, Activities, & Fellowship.
8:30…..Madness Gathering/Vespers
10:00…..Return to Hotels
11:30…..Rest for Saturday Madness

Saturday, March 17

8:30…..Gather with Mission Groups
9:00…..Travel to Mission Sites
1:00…..Lunch Break
4:30…..Return to Host Church. Sort & Clean Madness Supplies. Church Groups Reunite.
6:30…..Supper & Fellowship
9:00…..Church Group Time
10:30…..Return to Hotels
11:30…..Lights Out

Sunday Morning, March 18

8:30…..Closing Devotional Service
10:30…..Load Vans & Check Out

Saturday Mission Projects

One of the highlights of this weekend is the hands-on mission experience that you will be participating in on Saturday. We are currently working with the following organizations that each participant will do one or two of these: Boys and Girls Club, YMCA, Waynesboro Parks and Rec, Valley Mission, Love, INC, and Waynesboro Senior Center. 

On Friday night, your students and chaperones will be assigned to their mission groups. On Saturday Morning, each mission group will gather during morning worship in the Fellowship Hall then they will load up tools and head out for a day of service. 

If you have any additional thoughts or questions, please do not hesitate to ask Pastor Barrett at or 540-910-3654. 


Earlier Event: March 11
Faith-n-Film: The Birth of a Nation
Later Event: March 29
Maundy Thursday