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JANUARY 3-10 · JOIN THE CAST!

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The Chesapeake Area Shelter Team (CAST) is a compassionate community of faith that provides overnight winter shelter for those experiencing homelessness in Chesapeake. Every year from November to April, Chesapeake churches, synagogues, mosques, and organizations open their doors for one week, providing safe and warm shelter, as well as breakfast, lunch, and dinner, to up to 50 homeless individuals and families.


Church of the Messiah has participated in the CAST program since 2014.  In addition to shelter and meals, Messiah volunteers provide fellowship, prayer and the love of Christ to these homeless brothers and sisters.  


Volunteers of all ages and skill sets are needed – that means YOU!  There are a number of volunteer roles to participate in, as well as helping with donations of food, supplies, and funds.   Regardless of how much time or money you have, there are many ways to participate. Explore the links here to learn about these different volunteer opportunities.  Sign up sheets will be in the foyer.  


Watch this video to learn more about CAST.

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If you are able, please bring donations to the church by
Sunday, December 10.

 

 

 

Click the roles below to learn about different volunteer opportunities.  Volunteers can serve individually or in a group.  Sign up sheets are in the foyer.

BUS/INTAKE TEAM

REGISTRATION TEAM

HALL MONITORS

DINNER

ACTIVITIES

OVERNIGHT TEAM

BREAKFAST

MORNING CLEANUP

BAG LUNCHES

LAUNDRY TEAM


And he said to them, “Follow me, and I will make you fishers of men.”

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