Welcome to Micah!

Micah is a partnership of faith communities and Richmond Public Elementary Schools that mentors, tutors, and volunteers through its vibrant network of more than 100 faith communities in 23 schools so that every child believes, “I can achieve.”
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  • Sign Up Now: Key Coordinators Meeting

    Thursday, November 29, 2018 Location: Richmond Hill, 2209 E. Grace Street, Richmond VA 23223 Question of the Day: Going forward from status quo, what will be Citywide Micah Association’s unique role in supporting Richmond’s children, families, and public educational system?   8:30              Coffee, Juice, & Pastry in the Refectory 9:00              Gathering in the Chapel 9:45          … [Continue Reading]

    Sign Up Now: Key Coordinators Meeting

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Thursday, November 29, 2018

Location: Richmond Hill, 2209 E. Grace Street, Richmond VA 23223

Question of the Day: Going forward from status quo, what will be Citywide Micah Association’s unique role in supporting Richmond’s children, families, and public educational system?

 

8:30              Coffee, Juice, & Pastry in the Refectory

9:00              Gathering in the Chapel

9:45              “Open Space Event”                West Room

We will begin in the West Room with instructions and creation of topics, with small group discussions then taking place in other building spaces

11:30         Feedback from groups              West Room

12:00 Noon Prayers in the Chapel

12:15 Lunch in the Refectory, (suggested donation $10 [cash or check, payable to Micah])

Feel free to invite others who are primary supporters of your Micah ministry. You can register yourself and them by either 1) going to the Micah website, www.micahva.org and registering on the Homepage; or 2) by email at micah@richmondhillva.org; or 3) calling us at (804) 783-7903 Ext.30.

Register: on the form below—

RSVP by November 26

Register for Fall 2018 Key Coordinators Meeting

 

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Benefits of Joining Micah

Micah is an Association that provides an opportunity for congregations and faith communities to make a difference in the life of a child while doing hands-on, shared interfaith service in the Richmond Public Schools 23 elementary schools.

Sharing in service has its benefits!

November 2014 Luncheon

November 2014 Luncheon

  • Faith & Learning
    • Micah hosts a yearly Kick Off Event in September to energize our faith partners for the upcoming school year. After an interfaith service that spotlights a dynamic school-faith community connection, continuing education workshops are offered to give volunteers a chance to gain practical skills and knowledge.
  • Support & Program Assistance
    • The Micah Program Director and Staff strengthens and supports the Association faith partners by
      • Recruiting volunteers within faith communities.
      • Fostering relationships with Richmond Public Schools staff, teachers and administrators.
      • Designing strong volunteer programs.
      • Providing relevant training and best practices.
  • Sharing & Community
    • Micah hosts three Association Luncheons a year – typically November, January and May. Experienced partners share best practices for volunteer programs and projects to help spark new ideas for the volunteer community.

Ways Faith Communities can connect through Micah:

  •  Provide a “Key Coordinator” to effectively organize your faith community volunteers.
    • Key Coordinators disseminate information about events, trainings and school projects ensuring a high quality impact with minimal confusion.
  • Support Micah financially through committed monthly, quarterly or annual donations.
    • Micah staff, training and events are funded by the generosity of its partner churches and individuals who believe in the power to change lives through relationship.
  • Attend the yearly Micah Kick Off and Association Luncheons to stay informed and fellowship with other faith partners.

 

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