|St. Columba Ecumenical Ministries, Inc. is a 501 (c) 3 nonprofit organization
dedicated to helping those who are homeless and low-income.
Our ministry has a lot of ongoing needs to run the day to day activities.
Some items we currently need are: coffee, laundry detergent, washcloths,
paper towels, toilet paper and grocery bags (paper and plastic).
Donations are accepted Monday - Friday from 8 AM to 3 PM.
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|You can view a PowerPoint Presentation about St. Columba.
|You can view our newsletter online! We have all newsletters since Winter 2008
available to view on our Newsletter page.
|Board of Directors Openings
St. Columba is always looking for individuals who are interested in serving as
board members. The Board of Directors provides oversight for fulfilling the
mission of St. Columba. Membership is perfect for people who are busy during
the day, but still want to get involved. We meet one night a month and have an
annual fundraiser. If you are interested in learning more about this opportunity to
help others, please contact Alicia at 627-6748 for more information.
To operate an ecumenical ministry in response to
the Biblical Mandate to minister to persons in
need, whether these needs are economic, social or
spiritual. The ministry is a direct, hands on
ministry recognizing the integrity of individuals
and working with them where they are. The
ministry is indirect, working with churches and
other organizations to establish activities that
address people’s needs.
With a Presbyterian heritage, in 1975 St. Columba Ministries began a social justice ministries to
the low/poverty level income residents of Robin Hood Apartment complex. In 1986, St.
Columba Ecumenical Ministries became an ecumenical corporation reaching out the to poor and
dispossessed in Norfolk and Virginia Beach.
|Download St. Columba's brochure here!
We are already preparing to pack 200 Thanksgiving and Christmas food baskets and we need
your help! Please see our Fall Newsletter for information on items we need for the holiday
baskets, items we can use in our Food Pantry throughout the year, and other needs to support
our many programs. Thank you for your assistance!
|St. Columba is not an overnight shelter.
For more information on our programs, please see our programs page.
If you are in need of shelter, please contact the
Housing Crisis Hotline for referral assistance: 757-622-5920.