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Scripture, Study & Prayer Resources
Church Resources
  • Anglican Church in North America (ACNA)
    Our Province within the worldwide Anglican Communion.

  • Diocese of the Mid-Atlantic
    Our Diocese within the ACNA, covering Virginia, Maryland, Washington DC, Delaware, and northeastern North Carolina.

  • Guard Your Heart
    Training for pastors and Christian leaders to understand the unique temptations leaders and their families face in a culture where temptation, especially sexual, abounds.

  • Messiah Facebook
    Keep up-to-date with the latest news and events at Church of the Messiah!

  • Online Directory
    Current members can access our secure online directory!  Click here for instructions on setting up an account and accessing the directory.  Click the "Online Directory" link above to go directly to the directory!

  • Prayer Request
    Send a confidential prayer request to our prayer team.

  • Take Them a Meal
    Online sign-up resource for coordinating and providing meals for individuals and families in need, such as at times of illness, birth recovery, or bereavement. 

Community & Social Resources
  • ABBA List

    Searchable list of free support resources available at local churches and in the communities of Hampton Roads / Tidewater.

  • Burfoot House:  757-522-7050
    Transitional home and comprehensive program designed for homeless single women to achieve

  •  800-973-1540
    Comprehensive information for senior citizens on topics like financial support and assisted living options that are available in their area.  Virginia-specific information available here.

  • Chesapeake Area Shelter Team (C.A.S.T.)
    Emergency overnight winter shelter program from
    mid-November through early April.  Click here for eligibility and rules.

  • Community Connections Resource Guide
    Resource guide for families, caregivers and
    educators of young children in South Hampton

  • Crisis Pregnancy Center:  757-499-4444
    Christ-centered organization with a calling to reach
    out to women and families involved in crisis-related pregnancies by offering real help for the present,
    ope for the future, and healing from the past.

  • Food Pantries
    Searchable index of local food pantries.

  • FOTE Outreach & Community Services:  757-431-0052
    Resources and help for homeless and low-income families and individuals to locate affordable housing, job training, and more, to bring about permanent self-sufficiency.  

  • Greater Hampton Roads Diaper Bank:  
    Local partners that provide free diapers.  Assistance for the elderly also available.

  • H.E.R. Shelter for Domestic Violence:  757-251-0144
    Emergency shelter for domestic violence victims and homeless individuals, as well as their children; counseling, goal coaching, help finding a job, help finding housing and other services; court advocacy; and aftercare.

  • The Planning Council
    Links for people needing a variety of human services to providers, government agencies, non-profits, corporations, and other organizations, all working to improve quality of life.

  • Regional Housing Crisis Hotline:  757-587-4202
    Starting point for anyone experiencing a housing crisis throughout Greater Hampton Roads, including anyone living on the street or in an emergency shelter, or anyone who has received an eviction notice.

  • Virginia 2-1-1
    Free information on services in your community and statewide, including basic human needs, health resources, work initiatives, support for children and families, support for elders and special needs, and more.  Visit online at, or dial 2-1-1 to connect to a trained professional.  

  • Virginia Department of Social Services
    The Department is responsible for administering a variety of programs, including Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), Medicaid, Adoption, Child Care Assistance, Refugee Resettlement Services, and Child and Adult Protective Services.

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