We have so many opportunities to help our community this year! 

Please take some time to view all of them and choose what works best for you and your family!

Serving Opportunities and Partners

Neighbor to Neighbor- Two Service Projects

We have the opportunity to partner with Neighbor to Neighbor to be a blessing to a family in our community! 

We need 6 people to help with yard work and some cleaning of a shed and general help around the property on October 30th- 9am-12pm at 2009 Drumheller Ct.

Register Here!

We will need 6 more volunteers to help at the same time, October 30th- 9am-12pm, at 2916 Richardson Drive. The work for this family hasn't been specified so show up ready to help with anything!

Register Here!

Virginia Beach Justice Initiative- Now "Freekind"

Freekind is dedicated to providing survivors of human trafficking the support they need to recover from the trauma they’ve experienced. More than that, they unleash the power of kindness to help restore the humanity stolen from them, offering grace to the most vulnerable in our communities as they regain their freedom, their sense of hope, and their sense of belonging.

We will be serving Freekind by providing an easier and neater means for their clients to carry their belongings as they transition into treatment programs. We are asking for these duffels to be filled and dropped off at the church during Sunday mornings- 10/17, 10/24, 10/31.

(15) 65-90liter duffel bag for their belongings- Feel free to add a nice surprise of adult coloring books, gel pens, journal, comfy socks, and/or water bottle
(15) homemade quilts. Each quilt will be given alongside a duffel bag

I Can Help!

Crisis Pregnancy Center

Crisis Pregnancy Center of Tidewater (CPC) is a non-profit organization with a mission to defend LIFE by supporting women unprepared for pregnancy. CPC exists to save lives, spare hearts, and spread the gospel of Jesus Christ here in South Hampton Roads.

We will be serving the CPC by collecting donated items at the church during business hours from Sunday the 17th to Sunday the 31st. Please see accepted donations list below to know what to bring. 

Accepted Donations List

Serving Crisis Pregnancy Center- Tree Cut Back

We need 10 volunteers to help cut back tree branches at the Chesapeake Crisis Pregnancy Center on Saturday, October 23rd from 9:00am-12:00pm. They would like to cut back all limbs that are hanging over the roof of the center- Probably cutting off a good 4 to 6 feet of branch. 

Tools needed: Heavy duty tree saw or tree snips
        Light duty chainsaw if available
        Good old fashioned hand saws will do the trick
        Tall 10 to 12 foot step ladders
        16 foot extension ladder to get onto the roof with
        Lots of rakes for cleaning up after
        Cord or rope to tie bundles of branches
        Shovels and pickaxe for clearing out dead section
        Gloves, goggles, etc
        Pickup truck or trailer to haul debris 

Register Here!

Serving Southeastern Food Bank

We need 22 volunteers to help at Southeastern Food Bank. Volunteers must be at least 16 years of age and be able to squat, pivot, bend, and lift at least 35 pounds. Volunteers are expected to bring and wear their own face mask and/or shield. 

Volunteers will assist with the sorting, packing, inspecting, and/or boxing of food for community distributions.

Each volunteer will need to sign up using the following steps:

1. Click this link: http://seva.foodbankonline.volunteerhub.com/

2. If you are a returning volunteer and already have a username and password, sign in. If you are a first time volunteer, click “Create Account” and then follow the prompts to create a profile. It will ask you for a group code. Your group code is Coastal Community Church. You can create a profile without a group code, just leave it blank.

3. Once the account is created, click on the Quality Assurance Weekend Shift A Saturday, October 30, 2021; 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM on the calendar and click the “sign up” button.

4. Once signed up, you will receive a confirmation email, as well as a reminder email several days before the event.

Our Lady of Perpetual Help

Our Lady of Perpetual Help is an assisted living center for seniors whose mission is to enhance the quality of life for each resident through personal attention, a wide range of healthcare services, a full schedule of activities to re-inspire passion and purpose, luxurious amenities and a comfortable, homey community.

We will be serving Our Lady of Perpetual Help by writing encouraging notes and prayer cards to their residents on Friday, October 29th from 6:30-8:00pm at Coastal Community Church! Please register your family as one "person". 

Register Here!

Coastal Student Ministry Car Wash

The guys of Coastal Student Ministry will be hosting a FREE car wash on Saturday, October 23rd, at Coastal Community Church (times TBA)! If your middle school or high school boy would like to volunteer, email michael@vbcoastal.com!

Bayville Farms Park Clean Up

Join us on Saturday morning, October 30th- 9am-12pm, to clean up the park! We want to be a positive impact on our community and cleaning up a park is a great opportunity! We'll be at 4132 First Court Rd that morning. Please register below to let us know if you can join us!

Register Here!

Food Pantry Food Drive

We love our Food Pantry and we hope that you join us in helping stock the shelves by donating our most needed items! Coastal Kids will be doing their own Boys vs. Girls competition in October, but if you don't have a Coastal Kid and would still like to donate, please leave your donations behind your vehicle in the parking lot on Sunday morning, October 24th to be picked up!

Please see the list below to know what we need donated!

Donations List

Freekind Card Making

Ladies of Coastal: The Women's Ministry would love for you to join us on Friday, October 22nd at 7pm for a fun night of Christmas card making! These cards will be distributed to clients of Freekind who might not otherwise receive a card. We get to remind them that they are loved in this season! If you have any card making materials, feel free to bring them. Otherwise, just come create! Any questions, please email kwestlake@vbcoastal.com.