SERVE

In the Community

Local Missions in Chesterfield and RVA

Some of the information here may be temporarily inaccurate as we adjust our mission work to fit the needs of our community during this time of social distancing.  Thank you for your patience and understanding.

WOODLAKE UMC COLLECTIONS

Help provide for the needs of those struggling to make ends meet.

OPPORTUNITIES INCLUDE: 

Donate food, coats, eyeglasses, shopping bags.

Contact Doug and Viv Lees
Chairpersons of Missions Team

RICHMOND FRIENDS OF THE HOMELESS

Provide food for the hungry in RVA through the non-profit "Richmond Friends of the Homeless."

OPPORTUNITIES INCLUDE: 

Prepare, deliver and/or serve meals at the Mt. Moriah Baptist Church Food Line.  Donate bag lunch items, help pack and deliver Sunday Sandwiches.

Contact Doug and Viv Lees
Chairpersons of Missions Team

CCHASM THANKSGIVING BAGS

Feed less fortunate families at Thanksgiving through 

Chesterfield/Colonial Heights Alliance for Social Ministry.

OPPORTUNITIES INCLUDE: 

Donate Thanksgiving meal, coordinate collection and delivery of donations, and help deliver.

Contact Doug and Viv Lees
Chairpersons of Missions Team

WOODLAKE FOOD PANTRY

Make available food for families  who turn to our church in times of need.

OPPORTUNITIES INCLUDE: 

Donate canned and dry food, feminine supplies and baby food.

Contact Doug and Viv Lees
Chairpersons of Missions Team

BACKPACK MINISTRY

Provide an elementary-aged child on free/reduced lunch with enough food for the weekend.

OPPORTUNITIES INCLUDE: 

Providing a weekly food packet for a child and/or help deliver all food packets to A.M. Davis Elementary.

Contact Susan Custer
Backpack Ministry Coordinator

FLOOD

BUCKETS

Provide relief to those impacted by the forces of a hurricane.

OPPORTUNITIES INCLUDE: 

Fill a bucket with cleaning supplies, coordinate bucket collection and delivery, help deliver.

Contact Doug and Viv Lees
Chairpersons of Missions Team

WOODLAKE

GOD'S GARDEN

Grow organic vegetables on our campus for the Belmont UMC Pantry.

OPPORTUNITIES INCLUDE: 

Plant, weed, water, mulch and harvest vegetables.

Contact Mary Kathryn van Eerden
Garden Coordinator

BELMONT UMC

FOOD

PANTRY

Help 350 per week get the food they need for their household.

OPPORTUNITIES INCLUDE: 

Pick up donations from local food stores, help families shop, set up and break down the food line weekly.

Sign up here!

Contact Doug and Viv Lees
Chairpersons of Missions Team

HYGIENE

KITS

Ensure availability of basic hygiene items to those in the US impacted by natural disaster.

OPPORTUNITIES INCLUDE: 

Donate hygiene items, coordinate collection and deliver of items, and help deliver items in early summer.

Contact Tracy Garner,
Associate Director of Congregational Care

Find other ways to serve

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Church Office: (804) 739-4535

Preschool Office: (804) 639-5411

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15640 Hampton Park Drive
Chesterfield, VA 23832

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