Vision & Valor Day

2019 Vision & Valor Military Day

Held each year on the Sunday of Memorial Day weekend, Vision and Valor Military Day (V&VMD) 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 from V&VMD 2019. Each year at V&VMD we host a church-wide catered lunch following the worship gatherings at both locations.

Kempsville Road Location

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.

Watch Craig's V&VMD message here.

Volvo Parkway Location

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.

Watch Woods' V&VMD message here.


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First Baptist Norfolk

312 Kempsville Road
Norfolk, VA 23502

(757) 461-3226

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