Student.Church

Student.Church is CBF's model for congregational internships to students who are interested in a deeper experience of church life or pursuing a call to ministry. Interns spend the summer exploring the breadth of congregational ministry through a variety of learning...

Pastor’s School Reflection by Carlisle Davidhizar

In the interest of honesty, I’m willing to admit that I’m nervous in conversations about race and racial justice. I was a kid in the 1990s at the height of the idea that “not seeing race” at all was the best and kindest way for me, as a White person, to relate to my...

Join the Virginia Cultivating Generous Congregations cohort!

Cultivating Generous Congregations is offered by CBF in partnership with the Lake Institute which is one of America’s foremost authorities on faith and generosity.  Each year, we offer two cohorts – one in the Winter (February/March) and one in the Fall...

Host your own Rise Against Hunger Event!

In 2023, CBFVA is challenging churches to pack over 100,000 meals. Food insecurity is still such a big issue in our world and CBFVA wants to advocate for those who lack reliable food sources. Through Rise Against Hunger and Bread for the World, two of CBFVA’s...

The “Anatomy of Conflict” Webinar: #3 Part Series

The “Anatomy of Conflict” Webinar September 1, 8, and 15, 2022 10:00 to 11:30 am Zoom Conflict is not necessarily something bad and to be avoided or resolved quickly. This webinar series will frame “conflict” as a state of disagreement or emotional/mental disturbance...

Hold on to Hope by Rachel Jones

This Sunday marks the First Sunday of Advent. The second beginning of an advent season amid the global pandemic and we lean in once again, to light the candle of hope. If you’re like me, you either scoff at the idea of hope --in this economy?-- or you’re overwhelmed...

My Passport Story by Anna Beamer…Age 20

When I was 13, I went on my first mission trip to Passport Missions in Florida. This trip absolutely changed my life. Before this trip, I knew God, but at Passport, it finally felt like God knew me. God spoke to me that summer, telling me that Passport was where I was...