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New Here? Nice to Meet You!

This congregation in the Diocese of Southern Virginia celebrates God’s love at work in our lives and in the world. We welcome into the full life and ministry of the church persons of every race, culture, age, gender, sexual orientation, ability, and economic status. We strive to embody a Spirit-filled community of faith that works toward openness and understanding, justice, and healing and wholeness of life for all people. If you are looking for a Christian Community where you can grow in your faith and relationship with Jesus Christ, you'll feel at home in our congregation.

Quick Facts:

  • We are a fairly large community—with about 450 adults and children

  • We are an active church—with programs, groups, activities, and events for people of all ages and interests.

  • We are a Christ-centered Episcopal Church—rooted in scripture, tradition, and reason, with the sacraments as the foundation of our worship services. We are respectful of and strengthened by our differences.

  • We are a faithful church—a loving community of support and spiritual growth as devoted stewards of God’s blessings, serving the needs of our local community and the world.

Worship Times (see top of page)

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Our Vision

Recognizing brokenness in ourselves and the world around us, we seek to be conduits of God’s healing and restoration.

Our Mission

To love all as Christ loves us and to share the light of God through worship, service, and ministry.

 

Campus

Come explore our 32 acres of land! Our church grounds are extensive and enriching for many facets of your faith. A few highlights:

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Outdoor Chapel

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Natural Labyrinth

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Incredible Playground

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Picnic Area

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Covered Patio

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Many Other Spaces to
Sit & Fellowship!

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Cemetery

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Pet Memorial Garden

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Beauty at Every Turn

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Location

Our church is conveniently located on Laskin Road, just off Interstate 264:

Key values

Eastern Shore Chapel Episcopal Church affirms and values loving God and loving others. We practice and participate in:

WORSHIP

We celebrate God’s love through Jesus Christ and His Resurrection; We value congregational and individual worship; We value Scripture, Tradition and Reason as the foundation of our faith; We value Episcopal liturgy, sacraments, preaching and music.

SERVICE and MINISTRY

We seek to serve our congregation, our community and the world as a living example of God’s love for us, carrying forth Christ’s mission into the world.

EDUCATION and DISCIPLESHIP

We value learning, teaching and growing in the knowledge of God, working to make Christ known to the world through word and action.

STEWARDSHIP

Recognizing that all things come from God, we strive to be good stewards of the time, talent and treasure entrusted to us for the glory of God, the growth of God’s kingdom and care of God’s creation.

RECONCILIATION

We value restoration of relationships: people to God; people to people; people to themselves. Ephesians 4:32 “Be kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, as God in Christ forgave you.”

HOSPITALITY

We value a kind, compassionate, inclusive and welcoming community for all.