October 27, 2011 Leave a Comment
Jim Moynihan – One Church
Pictured from left to right are Juan, from the City of Hamptonʼs Social Services
Department, Pastor Steve Edwards who started Street Church in the Harbor Square Apartments in downtown Hampton, Pastor Charles Cheek, Chairman of the Board of H.E.L.P., Hampton Roads Ecumenical Lodgings and Provisions – a ministry to the homeless, and Pastor Jim Moynihan, founder of One Church.
The Street Church outreach to the Harbor Square apartments has been well received by many of the churches in the downtown area. The pastors of these churches are meeting monthly for fellowship and to plan their collaborative ministry efforts. The ABCD model was shared with them over the summer and was well received.
The picture to the right shows two local ministries providing free haircuts and clothing during one of the Sunday evening Street Church services. We are getting to know one another as well as the residents of the apartment complex.
The four men above along with Pastor Larry Gibson from Hamptonʼs First Baptist Church conducted surveys in the apartment complex over a two-week period in late August following a Vacation Bible School provided by the ministers group in July. We are coordinating follow up convening meetings with the residents over the next few weeks.