Local Missions

Angel Tree Project: Provides Christmas gifts for children of families in our community.  This is an annual project sponsored by the youth of our congregation.

Fredericksburg Interfaith Council: Coordinates School Dressing Days, Dolphin (nursing home visitation for individuals with no church connection), and Meals on Wheels, and makes layettes for welfare and Social Services. Contact Becky Paul.

The Fredericksburg Area Food Bank: Collects and distributes donated food products to food pantries and soup kitchens in Fredericksburg and its surrounding counties.

Hope House: Provides homeless women and their children residency and the services necessary to transition into independent living in the community.

Rappahannock Area Community Services Board: Provides community mental health, mental retardation, substance abuse and prevention and early intervention services for Fredericksburg and the surrounding area.

Rappahannock Adult Activities, Inc.: Encourages mentally challenged adults to participate in community and offers day support services.

Empower House: Seeks to educate the public and provides confidential assistance through a crisis hotline, temporary shelter, court advocacy, and support and recovery groups for victims, batterers, and their children.  To volunteer call 540-373-9373.

Central Virginia Housing Coalition: Seeks the improvement of the regional quality of life through coalitions, education, financial counseling and assistance, and locates housing for responsible, qualified individuals.

Mary Washington Campus Christian Community: Witnesses to the love and power of God in Jesus Christ by ministering with students, faculty, and staff of UMW through worship, study, service, and fellowship.

Thurman Brisben Center: Provides emergency shelter, food, self-help programs and referral services to homeless families and individuals in the Fredericksburg area.

Prison Fellowship Program: Ministers to prisoners, ex-prisoners, victims, and their families, and promotes biblical standards of justice in the criminal justice system. Contact Al Erkert at 373-5094 to get involved.

Lloyd F. Moss Free Clinic: Provides free of charge, nondiscriminatory, quality health care services to medically indigent residents throughout the jurisdictions of Planning District 16.

Rappahannock Council Against Sexual Assault: Provides education, prevention and intervention on sexual violence in our community..

Habitat for Humanity: Partners with people in need to build quality, affordable housing.

Rebuilding Together: Assists elderly, low-income, and disabled homeowners in Fredericksburg, Stafford, and Spotsylvania by doing home repairs and repainting on the last Saturday in April. Contact Steve Spratt at 786-3452 to get involved.

Hospice Support Care, Inc.: Provides emotional and spiritual support to the dying and their families through bereavement groups, home visits, and respite care and educates the community on end of life issues. Call 710-0480 to volunteer.

Mission Trip Support: Enables us to provide assistance to our Middle School, Senior High, College, and adult mission trips.

Hazel Hill Project: Provides a nurse to assist residents of Hazel Hill with health issues/concerns.

Community Dinner: Provides support for the community dinners held at various locations each day of the week  for the homeless and poor in our community.  Our church hosts the dinner on the 3rd Saturday of the month in the Fellowship Hall.

Micah Hospitality/Micah Ecumenical Ministries: Sponsored by downtown Fredericksburg Churches and other Churches, that aids the chronically homeless.  Provides food, showers,  job assistance, clothing, mail box and phone services.  A director coordinates services through numerous local agencies.

Families of the Wounded: Our contribution gives support to a family who has a loved one recovering from wounds sustained in Iraq, Afghanistan or other places.

Food Pantry: Our food pantry is open Monday, Wednesday, Friday from 11am to 1pm and distributes food to the hungry in our community.  Monetary and food donations are accepted. The food pantry is located at 304 George St.

SOKS – Sema (speak) Ota (dream) Kua (grow) Soma (read) – This is a summer camp that our church helps sponsor for the children who live in Heritage Park in Fredericksburg.  We lead activities for one week out of an 8-week camp.

Salvation Army – Our direct involvement is to ring the bell for the Christmas kettle at the South Point Walmart on the first two Saturdays of December each year.  We take one hour shifts from 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.  We also support the ministry with an annual gift.

Rappahannock Legal Services – This agency helps provide legal service to those in need in our community especially in domestic and civil cases.