3110 Chichester Lane, Fairfax, VA 22031 • Sundays at 9:30 & 10:45 am

Posts Tagged ‘homeless’

Got candy?

On Nov 3, the Sunday after Halloween, you can drop off your excess Halloween candy with us! We will have a box out in the lobby and we use the candy during Hypothermia Response Week. Our guests love the treats!

Read More

Here Come the Holidays!

I want to thank everyone who took the opportunity this past Sunday to give us feedback about our Sunday morning environments through our “in the seat” survey. We heard from folks who were visiting for the first time and folks who have been a part of our church for years. We also heard from people…

Read More

Change the World – Help for the Homeless

We have an immediate serving opportunity that I want to make you aware of. Each year our church works with a local hypothermia response program in coordination with other churches, the Fairfax County Government and a local organization called FACETS. The program enlists churches to host weeklong hypothermia shelters on their campuses starting in November…

Read More

Come serve with us!

Serving others is one of our church’s core values. In fact we are very intentional about creating opportunities for people to serve throughout the year and on a monthly and weekly basis. As we get ready to start a new season in our church this fall, I wanted to share with you just a few…

Read More

Cooking for the Lamb Center

Our church provides a lunch that will feed about a hundred people one Saturday per month for the guests of the Lamb Center. This is usually on the 3rd Saturday of the month but sometimes holidays or events cause us to move our day. We start cooking at the church around 9:00 am. Please join…

Read More

Hypothermia at Midnight

I’m writing this on Tuesday night/Wednesday morning as I serve one of the overnight shifts for Hypothermia Response. It’s just after mid-night and most of our guests are sleeping. We’ve exceeded our capacity each night; tonight is the highest so far with 67 guests staying overnight and about 15 who were here for dinner. The…

Read More

Volunteer here for Hypothermia Response Week

Help us CHANGE THE WORLD! Each year, hundreds of individuals living on the streets, in cars, and in abandoned buildings in Fairfax County/City search for shelter from the winter weather. March 24-April 1, Fairfax Circle Church partners with FACETS as part of 34 faith communities in the area to offer safe places to sleep and…

Read More

Partnering with FACETS to save lives

Since we’re launching our Hypothermia Response Ministry this Sunday I wanted to spotlight one of our local partners, FACETS. We’ve partnered with FACETS for several years in a number of ways. FACETS provides a lot of services to people in Fairfax County who find themselves without or on the verge of being without housing. Along…

Read More

Hypothermia is quickly approaching…

We are just a little over a week from hosting Hypothermia Response Week. This Sunday, after the second service, our team will be prepping the building for HRW by moving some of our furniture, storing items not used, setting up the kitchen and bringing out supplies for the week. Anyone interested in helping if more…

Read More

“All Hands On Deck”

This past Sunday we celebrated the results from our Meal Pack while at the same time introduced our next “all hands on deck” ministry – Hypothermia Response Week. I said that we usually spread these types of ministries (that take a lot of volunteer resources) out over the year, but because of scheduling this year,…

Read More