Serving Our Neighbors

St. Thomas is an active member of the Chesapeake community and work to enrich lives beyond our own.

This I Can Do – No sign up needed.

Buffalow Food Pantry – A year-round ministry where parishioners can donate food by placing it in the basket in the Narthex.
Contact Maryellen Remich:

Children Health Investment Program – CHIP provides services for children and expectant mothers focusing on health improvement, school readiness, and self-sufficiency. We help with a spring baby shower.
Contact Debbie Gunderson:

Agape Feast Volunteer Opportunities – Agape Feast is an interdenominational, volunteer organization that supports and houses homeless individuals and families in Chesapeake through several programs. Click here for the list of items you can purchase or donate for the Welcome Home program.

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Red Cross Blood Drive – A blood drive is held once a month. Donate blood at or help with registration and hospitality.

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LGBT Life Center Cook-in – Parishioners donate food and volunteers prepare 100 meals each month in the church kitchen and holiday meals for anyone in need.
Contact Jackie Ruth: 1-727-457-9211 /

Meals on Wheels – Volunteers spend 2-3 midday hours a month, on the 4th and 5th Thursday, bringing meals to elderly/disabled recipients in Chesapeake.
Contact Karen McClenon: 757-646-0818 /