230 33rd St, Newport News, VA 23607

Social Action Center

Our mission is to feed anyone who may know hunger and to clothe those who may be cold. Our smile may be the only one they receive that day. We minister with kindness and respect, knowing each one of them could be Christ.

Contact: Brenda Orie

For Social Action Center updates, see "Brenda's Bits" in this week's bulletin.

Regular Social Ministry Hours: Mon, Wed, Fri, 9:00-11:00 a.m.

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Backdoor Ministry

Lunch Served Mon-Fri starting at 11:00 a.m.

The Backdoor Ministry was started in the day when our priest lived in the parish house and the housekeeper, Mrs. Cherry, got "caught" by the priest handing out leftovers and scraps of food to the homeless "out the backdoor." At that point, it was decided that there was a need and that the church would do what it could to meet that need.

Today, the Backdoor Ministry offers hot meals prepared and served Monday through Friday to those that come to that same backdoor.


Clothes Closet

Open Mon, Wed, Fri 10:30 a.m. -12:00 p.m.

From a garage converted by Boy Scouts in our community, our Clothes Closet operates next door to our parish offices, providing clothing to those in need with donations driven by the community.

Food Pantry

Open Mon, Wed, Fri 10:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

Our Food Pantry provides necessary food basics to referred individuals and families from a pantry stocked through the generous donations of parishioners and outside community resources.