Vision & Valor 2019

Vision & Valor Military Day at First Baptist Norfolk

Sunday, May 26

Join us on this special day! This is a time to honor and pray for our military and catch a greater vision for outreach and ministry to the military of Hampton Roads - and beyond! Meet our guest speakers as introduced below. Invite your military friends and neighbors! A special church-wide catered lunch will follow the gatherings at both locations. Lunch is free for military singles and military families (more details below). Tickets will be available and can be purchased at the lunch, or get tickets ahead of time here!

Kempsville Road Location

312 Kempsville Road, Norfolk

Worship Center Gatherings: 8 am, 9:30 am, 11 am

Speaker: Chaplain Barrett Craig, LCDR (Sel), USN.
Chaplain Barrett Craig, LCDR (Sel), USN, a prior enlisted U.S. Marine, currently serves at the SurfLant Ministry Center, Naval Station Norfolk. He holds both a Master of Divinity in Bible and Theology, and a Master of Theology in Biblical Counseling from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He is also a certified counselor with the Association of Certified Biblical Counselors, and the author of both "Help! I’m Being Deployed" and "Help! I’ve Been Traumatized by Combat" published by Shepherd Press. He and his wife, Colleen, have three children.

Volvo Parkway Location

1516 Volvo Parkway, Chesapeake

Young Adult Gathering: 9:30 am on Third Floor
Worship Center Gathering: 11 am

Speaker: Justin Woods, Collegiate Military Catalyst - U.S. Naval Academy, North American Mission Board
Justin Woods currently serves with the North American Mission Board as Collegiate Military Catalyst at the U.S. Naval Academy. Arriving at the Academy in 2010, Justin began teaching the Bible and mentoring Midshipmen to be disciples of Jesus. He has been the husband to Tera since 2006 and father to Anna and Judah. After graduating from Texas A&M University in 2004, Justin started serving as a Reserve Air Force Chaplain. He is currently the Wing Chaplain at the 459th ARW, JB Andrews. Justin also holds a Master of Theology and a Master of Divinity from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and is a member of the Evangelical Theological Society. Justin is also currently serving as Interim Pastor at South Shore Baptist Church, Crownsville, MD.

Special Church-wide Catered Lunch

Kempsville Fellowship Hall - Serving from 11 am-1 pm
Volvo Third Floor - Begins at 12:30 pm
Cost: $6/adult, $4/child (4 yrs & under free). Free for military singles and families! (Active Duty, Guard, and Reserve)

Lunch is catered by Rodman’s Bar-B-Que, Suffolk, and will feature BBQ, fried chicken, baked beans, coleslaw, potato salad, rolls, cookies, tea and lemonade. Tickets are on sale now! Lunch tickets are required for all. This will be a church-wide gathering with a patriotic theme and music. Come hang out and meet new friends! LIFEgroups are encouraged to use this as an opportunity for fellowship and as an outreach to friends, neighbors, and co-workers. Get tickets by clicking the link below! Tickets will also be available and can be purchased at the lunch.
If you have any questions, please contact us at or 757-802-9511.


why am I here? why do I need God?


First Baptist Norfolk

312 Kempsville Road
Norfolk, VA 23502

(757) 461-3226

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