People can’t change people, only God can do that! However, people can love people and we are going above and beyond to show love to the 757 during Month of Love. There are literally dozens of opportunities to get involved and serve our community this July!

FREEDOM FEST
Western Branch Campus
July 4
PARTY IN THE PARK
Planters Park at 515 York Street, Suffolk, VA 23434
July 6
Help bring fun and life to neighborhoods near our new Suffolk campus with games, food, giveaways, and conversations.
Register for 11:00am
WATER BOTTLE LABELING
All Campuses
July 7–8 | after last service
Team up to put Community Church labels on water bottles to be given out in the community all month long.
FIRST RESPONDER APPRECIATION
Western Branch Area
July 9
Assemble baskets of snacks for local fire and police departments to show love and appreciation.
LAKELAND HIGH SCHOOL
Lakeland High School
July 10
Painting lines in the parking lot and power washing areas of the building.
Register
NO KID HUNGRY
Morgan Memorial Library at 443 West Washington Street, Suffolk, VA 23434
July 11
Serve food and create fun for kids who rely on public school lunches during the school year.
Register for 12:00pm
FIRST RESPONDER APPRECIATION
Portsmouth Area
July 12
Assemble baskets of snacks for local fire and police departments to show love and appreciation.
HOSPITAL STAFF APPRECIATION
Sentara Obici Hospital at 2800 Godwin Boulevard, Suffolk, VA 23434
July 13
Deliver baskets of treats and snacks to hospital staff to show love and appreciation.
SERVE DAY
Location Varies
July 13
We are partnering with hundreds of other churches to focus this day on serving people in our local communities.
ASSEMBLING CARE BAGS
All Campuses
July 14–15 | after last service
Help assemble care bags to be distributed to people in need. Bags are being used all month to start a conversation, invite to church, and show love.
SOUP KITCHEN
South Norfolk Congregational Christian Church
July 15
Provide, prepare, and serve food at the soup kitchen to support homeless individuals living in the surrounding area.
HOSPITAL STAFF APPRECIATION
Location varies
July 16
Deliver baskets of treats and snacks to hospital staff to show love and appreciation.
SUPPORT AT THE LAUNDROMAT
Location various
July 17
Go to local laundromats to pay for people's laundry, speak life and encouragement, and make them feel valued.
NO KID HUNGRY
Morgan Memorial Library at 443 West Washington Street, Suffolk, VA 23434
July 18
Serve food and create fun for kids who rely on public school lunches during the school year.
COMMUNITY SPIRIT DAY
Tregembo Park, 3360 Dunedin Dr. Chesapeake, VA 23321
July 19
Bring the Spirit! Host bounce houses, play yard games, serve hot dogs, and hang out with people in the community.
PARTY IN THE PARK
Planters Park at 515 York Street, Suffolk, VA 23434
July 20
Help bring fun and life to neighborhoods near our new Suffolk campus with games, food, giveaways, and conversations.
WRITE LETTERS, NOTES, & CARDS
All Campuses
July 21–22 | after last service
Join hundreds of others after every service to write thank you cards to military personnel, first responders, and others who serve our community and country.
MEALS ON WHEELS
Obici Hospital
July 22
Deliver meals to seniors and individuals who are unable to travel to get food. Show the love!
SUPPORT AT THE LAUNDROMAT
Location varies
July 23
Go to local laundromats to pay for people's laundry, speak life and encouragement, and make them feel valued.
BLOOD DRIVE
Western Branch Campus
July 24
Donate your blood to help provide for many medical needs!
FIRST RESPONDER APPRECIATION
Suffolk
July 24
Assemble baskets of snacks for local fire and police departments to show love and appreciation.
NO KID HUNGRY
Morgan Memorial Library at 443 West Washington Street, Suffolk, VA 23434
July 25
Serve food and create fun for kids who rely on public school lunches during the school year.
UNITY IN THE COMMUNITY DAY
Southwest Park, 4016 Airline Blvd. Chesapeake, VA 23321
July 26
Build the unity! Host bounce houses, play yard games, serve hot dogs, and hang out with people in the community.
HER SHELTER LANDSCAPE AND BBQ
Portsmouth, VA
July 27
Serve hurting families with a BBQ and fun! Help with landscaping for the Her Shelter on this outdoor day of love.
FOOD DRIVE
All Campuses
July 28–29 | after last service
Bring non-perishable foods to church all weekend to serve people in our surrounding community.
NO KID HUNGRY
Southwest Park, 4016 Airline Blvd. Chesapeake, VA 23321
July 30
Serve food and create fun for kids who rely on public school lunches during the school year.