Venice Church supports many local, regional, national, and international missions for the purpose of promoting the gospel across the globe. Mission Booklets are available in the Main Entryway.
Those ministries with websites are linked below. Some missions and ministries are not mentioned here because of their sensitive nature.
Meals on Wheels (Canonsburg/Houston and McDonald)
Canonsburg Hospital Chaplaincy
Pine Springs Camp
Coalition for Christian Outreach
Bakweri Translation & Bakossi Literacy (Cameroon)
Ethiopia Support (Gatchub Church)
Mission Committee Sponsored
Operation Christmas Child
Vacation Bible School: In 2016 and 2017, 100% of donations received at VBS were used to purchase food that was distributed to families served by the La Croix New Testament Mission in Haiti. Venice has sent two teams of people to the Mission and established a connection through a child sponsorship program.
Dorcas Circle Sponsored
Annual Ladies Tea: Ladies of the church gather to hear a speaker and offer monetary support to a different ministry each year. (In 2018, that ministry was Evan Kephart with Coalition for Christian Outreach Altoona, PA.)
Create-a-Christmas: Each year, you, the members of Venice Church, give gifts to many of the homebound patients of East Liberty Healthcare Center.
Care Packages: Ladies of the Dorcas Circle fill packages for college students and military members of Venice Church
Other ministries are supported each year through the pledged giving of Dorcas Circle Ladies
Souper Bowl Sunday: Youth collect dollar bills in soup pots on Superbowl Sunday each year. Donations are given to a local ministry to help with hunger relief.
30 Hour Famine: Youth Group members pledge to fast for 30 hours to raise money for world hunger. This event is sponsored by World Vision. www.worldvision.org