Adopt-A-Rat: A Grace Ministry to VMI

"Each one should use whatever gift he has received to serve others, faithfully administering God's grace in its various forms."  1 Peter 4:10

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Please call Patty Stoneburner @ 845-662-6204 to find out more, or to say "yes, we would like to Adopt-A-Rat by welcoming him or her into our home on about a dozen Sunday afternoons from mid-September until late January." Substitute hosts are available when you are away. See hosting schedule below. These Sundays are very important times of rest and refreshment for the the Rats, and we hope you can join in ministering to them in this way. 


 

2019 Rat Hosting Schedule

 

Date

Hosting?

Notes

9/1

No

 New Market trip – Rat Hosting Orientation 

9/8

Yes

 Meet your Rats after worship and take them home with you

9/15

Yes

 Come back to Grace with Rats at 5pm for church picnic

9/22

Yes

 

9/29

No

 Bedford Trip

10/6

Yes

 

10/13

Maybe

 Parents Weekend, check with each of your Rats

10/20

Yes

 

10/27

Maybe

 Fall FTX (Field Training – no Army Rats, others possible)

11/3

Maybe

 Homecoming Weekend – check with each of your Rats

11/10

Yes

 

11/17

Yes

 

11/24,12/1

No

 Thanksgiving Furlough

12/8

Yes

 

12/15

Maybe

 Exams span this weekend; Rats may stay at VMI to study

12/22,29;1/5,12 

No

 Christmas Furlough

1/19

Yes

 

1/26

Maybe

 [TBD - 20 mile march]

2/3

Maybe

 Ratline Breakout often occurs around this date