Judeo-Christian Outreach Center
The mission of the Judeo-Christian Outreach Center is to empower homeless families and individuals to recover from crisis situations and return to being self-supporting, productive, and independent members of our community. The Center serves our community by providing a safe place to stay, a hot, wholesome meal, helping those in crisis battling drug or alcohol addition as well as education to help those in need to move forward with their lives. Providence regularly donates food items and helps in meal preparation and serving at the Center.
Faith Works Coalition
Faith Works Coalition was founded in 2008 to improve living conditions in our community by repairing homes for elderly, disabled, disadvantaged and low income working families in Virginia Beach, Chesapeake, greater Hampton Roads, and in disaster stricken areas in other states. Providence supports Faith Works Coalition through financial donation, prayer, and volunteers.Meals on Wheels
The Meals On Wheels Association of America is the oldest and largest national organization composed of and representing local, community-based Senior Nutrition Programs in all 50 U.S. states, as well as the U.S. Territories. These programs provide well over one million meals to seniors who need them each day. Providence volunteers deliver meals for one week, five times each year. Our 2014 dates are January, April, July, October and December.
St. Mark’s Catholic Church Food Pantry Partnership
The Catholic Church of St. Mark on Kempsville Road collects and distributes food to individuals requesting assistance Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, from 10 am to 11:15 am, and serves hundreds of families a month at the busiest times of the year. The Providence family partners with St. Mark’s through volunteer hours and generous donations of non-perishable food items.
University Presbyterian Ministry at Old Dominion University
The mission of UPM is to share the Gospel through word and deed with the campus community, and larger community; provide opportunites for worship, study and discussion in which persons will be encouraged and equipped to bring Christian resources to bear on current issues; provide a community of Christian fellowship among students; to make disciples, equip persons for Christian ministry and service within the campus ministry, larger community and the world; to provide pastoral care and support for students; to be a witness for justice and peace; to promote connection with churches within the Presbytery of Eastern Virginia. Providence offers financial support and Providence Presbyterian Women coordinate monthly meals (always a hit with the students!) for those attending Bible study.