New Media Resource for Area Faith Community

Posted Dec 19th 2009, 05:59 by Tidewater Ministries Network on Evangelism/Missions

We are very pleased to announce that David Stevenson, co-founder with wife Jean of Tidewater Ministries Network, now has a page as Virginia Beach Church and Community writer (or "Examiner") for the national news and information site has writers in a variety of subject areas throughout 90 major markets in the United States. These articles frequently appear on Google and other search engines making the articles some of the most widely read.
David invites area churches to contact...

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Freezer Needed

Posted Dec 18th 2009, 10:43 by Tidewater Ministries Network on Evangelism/Missions

Snow is in the forcast and I am thinking FREEZER!
Potter's House at Virginia Beach United Methodist Church is in need of a chest freezer (preferable that locks) for extra storage of meats and freezer foods for the food pantry.
I know this need very well as I am the Resource Director there and the food has been coming in from some wonderful sources lately that either has to get out the door right away or get frozen for later. We...

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COMPASS (Must read!)

Posted Nov 18th 2009, 09:20 by Tidewater Ministries Network on Evangelism/Missions

Please consider supporting this worthy cause. I personally know Rev. Joe and his wonderful work and do hope you will take advantage of this opportunity. COMPASS does a wonderful work in reaching many who seek help and support.
Thank you!
Jean TMN
There Is An Epidemic Of Abuse In Our Society Today!
COMPASS is a nonprofit charity that goes to schools, parks and recreation sites, churches, and other children and youth organizations, presenting programs on Sexual Abuse & Prevention and
Domestic &...

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Abuse Workshop

Posted Oct 30th 2009, 07:05 by Tidewater Ministries Network on Evangelism/Missions

Religious Roadblocks to Healing . . .
For Survivors of Sexual Abuse & Domestic Violence!
VITAL for pastors, lay ministers, therapists, and rape crisis/domestic violence counselors.
A MUST for all survivors!
Rev. Joseph Paluszak
☞ Reveals God's healing grace for survivors
☞ Equips pastors and laity to minister to
victims, teaching them to do no harm
☞ Dismantles the religious roadblocks that
stymie God's healing grace
No Admission Charge/Free Will Offering Will Be Taken
Where: Kempsville Presbyterian Church
805 Kempsville Road, Virginia Beach, VA 23456
When: Saturday,...

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Posted Aug 31st 2009, 08:28 by Tidewater Ministries Network on Evangelism/Missions

Please see the following announcement. You may want to contact Joe for more information regarding this workshop or for information on how your group or ministry can get involved in having a workshop.
Joe does wonderful work and I think everyone can benefit from participating in his workshops!! ~ Jean (TMN)
COMPASS (Communities Promoting A Safer Society), a nonprofit that confronts the epidemic of Sexual Abuse and Domestic & Dating Violence in our society and the church will be...

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Help Needed for Family

Posted Aug 26th 2009, 08:35 by Tidewater Ministries Network on Evangelism/Missions

I recently received this request.
I do not know these people but maybe someone from this network will have a means and heart to reach out in some help to them:
If you have any information or contacts that could help this family out, they would greatly appreciate it.
Richmond, VA family of 4 needs to make connections in the VA Beach/Norfolk/Chesapeake/Portsmouth area. Looking for a job and a place to live. Jobs: administrative professional, cook, or pest control. Need at least a...

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Help Needed

Posted Jul 17th 2009, 09:04 by Tidewater Ministries Network on Evangelism/Missions

The Beach!!!! I love it!
I hope everyone is having a very blessed summer.
I am writing to let you know of two big needs right now.
**The bike ministry at Potter's House - Virginia Beach United Methodist Church on 18th and Pacific is desperately in need of bikes to repair and give to those at the beach who are employed with no means of transportation. This is a very important ministry and at this time we are OUT of bikes....

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Posted Apr 15th 2009, 05:21 by Tidewater Ministries Network on Evangelism/Missions

I know that I have posted about this need before but I feel it is time to do so again.
The Potter's House at Virginia Beach United Methodist Church is in serious need of donations. We are especially seeking items to fill the personal care needs of so many of the homeless clients at the beach. Personal hygiene is something that gets too neglected by this population and the results can be serious illness.
Please consider having a group at...

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Refrigerator Needed

Posted Mar 26th 2009, 01:30 by Tidewater Ministries Network on Evangelism/Missions

Through the Potter's House at VBUMC, I was notified of a family who is being helped into moving from a beach motel room into an apartment. The family is in need of a refrigerator!
If anyone knows of a refrigerator that is available to give to a needy family, please email me at so that I can connect you with the person assisting this family in their move.
Thank you and GOD BLESS!!!!

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Help Needed for Teen

Posted Mar 19th 2009, 12:16 by Tidewater Ministries Network on Evangelism/Missions

Dear Brothers and Sisters In Christ,
We are searching for help for an 18yr old girl who is in need of a place to live. She has had a rough time and yet has perservered. In March she will be receiving her GED. She has not had a stable home other than being blessed for short times with good Christian families. Any family she had is gone. Her current Foster Parent situation is ending and she needs...

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Angel Food Opportunity

Posted Mar 13th 2009, 10:35 by Tidewater Ministries Network on Evangelism/Missions

I received this info from one of the members of this group:
"I'm trying to get the word out about Angel Food and your email reminded my of your network. Angel Food is a chance for people to get food for 50% cost. It is like a national level coop. The food is good quality and there's a new menu monthly. In today's world it is a great opportunity to minister to people. Can you help...

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Potter's House Sponsors - VBS/groups

Posted Mar 11th 2009, 10:14 by Tidewater Ministries Network on Evangelism/Missions

It is time when many area churches are looking towards summer programs such as VBS. I know that I am looking forward to the excitement and energy of the children as they participate in VBS with the church that I attend.
I am looking for ways to reach out to groups for help with a place that I am very passionate about. This is The Potter's House associated with Virginia Beach United Methodist Church that is located at the...

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Woman in Need

Posted Nov 12th 2008, 08:51 by Tidewater Ministries Network on Evangelism/Missions

Greeting Brother And Sisters In Christ!!!!
I know a woman who lives near to me and is moving to a new place this Saturday. She is a mature single woman who has had a series of unfortunate events that have to do with her parents dying and being forced to move due to a roomates problems with the landlord, etc. Anyhow, she is a very nice lady who has lived off of her resources as much as she has...

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Posted Oct 28th 2008, 12:59 by Tidewater Ministries Network on Evangelism/Missions

Its been awhile since we have posted on this ministry. Life has us running in so many directions, some led by God and some just too involved in running our life on earth. But, HIS hand is still on us all and we are BLESSED!!
It seems as though with the election, the stock market, the housing disaster, we are spinning our wheels just trying to stay afloat economically in this country. We are blessed just for the...

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Feed The Children

Posted Oct 28th 2008, 03:06 by Tidewater Ministries Network on Evangelism/Missions

Thank You Sue for this wonderful information. I fell I needed to post this right away as a follow up. Please pass this on to anyone who is in need:
Once again Judeo-Christian Outreach Center (JCOC) will be distributing 400 boxes of food and personal items to families with children. The distribution will be in the Virginia Beach Convention Center’s parking lot on Saturday November 22, 2008. The truck should arrive at 10:00 AM and distribution will start at 10:30.
To receive...

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