In all things I have shown you that by working hard in this way we must help the weak and remember the words of the Lord Jesus, how he himself said, ‘It is more blessed to give than to receive.’
– Acts 20:35
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Current Opportunities available:
Please sign up to adopt a local or global mission partner by coming alongside them in various ways. The most important way you can help is through your commitment to pray for their specific needs. Many of our partners have newsletters or prayer calendars to allow you to pray for specific needs. There are other ways to adopt your partner which is includes building relationships, serving at their location, and donations. When you adopt a partner, your first step is to commit to prayer and then allow the Lord to direct next steps.
Community of Faith Homeless Winter ShelterThe Chapel is hosting the COFM homeless winter shelter January 10- February 7, 2021. Chapel volunteers will only be covering the first week of that time frame. The following weeks, while Chapel will be the COFM site, other churches will be partnering with COFM to host our guests. Please join us in sharing Jesus’ love with those most vulnerable in our community.
Local Organizations with On-Going Needs
FISH: Volunteers needed
Contact: Jill Holroyd at (757) 903-7839
Grove Christian Outreach Center: Food donations needed
Empowered Believers Christian Learning Center: Volunteers and monetary donations needed
Contact: Pastors Curtis and Candace Harris at (757) 808-5572 or
Williamsburg House of Mercy: Volunteers, food, and monetary donations needed
Salvation Army: Volunteers, food, and monetary donations needed
From His Hands Motel Meal Ministry: Volunteers needed
Contact: Martie Severin at or Tracey Mansisidor at
GW Outreach Crock-Pot Motel Meal Ministry: In our community there are quite a few families with children living in motels, without access to kitchens. This ministry provides them with a Crock-Pot, recipes and ingredients to make nutritious meals. This is a wonderful project for a fellowship group, or can be done by individuals. If you would like to help shop for meal ingredients, contact Amy Harris at .
Associate Pastor - Serve Team Leader
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