COVID-19 Response

CARITAS 2020

The challenges of COVID-19 have affected everyone’s life in many ways, none more so than our homeless population. We are hosting CARITAS differently this year. The ladies will not be staying with us, but they still need our help! CARITAS has asked us to provide funding to cover the meals for a week, as well as help provide paper products. You can begin bringing paper products (paper plates, cups, napkins and plastic cutlery) this Sunday evening at our Sunday Night Drive event. Just leave them beside your car,…

Projected Phase-In Plan for Physical Gatherings

Hey WEAG Family, I hope you’re all well – I miss you! It was great to see some of you at the Drive-Through Prayer last week. This Sunday is the last installment of our Asking for a Friend – #JesusAnswers series. We will be concluding with tough questions like why bad things happen to good people, trials and evil in our world. I’ll also be answering the remainder of your questions after each sermon in our Live Q & A time. Thank you…

Sunday Night Drive and Live RSVP

Come by car. Come by foot. RSVP below. Enjoy fun, fellowship, music, encouragement and more as we celebrate together again by car for two weeks and in-person in the Gym/Multipurpose Center for two weeks.* Sundays May 24th and 31st at 6:30 pm drive-in to the North parking lot. Sundays June 7th and 14th at 6:30 pm walk-in to the Gym/Multipurpose Center. Help us prepare and pray for these events by RSVPing your planned attendance. Please note that tickets will be…

Drive-Through Prayer

We miss you and don’t want to wait too long to see you again, so you’re invited to a special Drive-Through Prayer Time from 3-5pm THIS Sunday at WEAG! Our pastors will be at WEAG ready to pray for you (6 feet away from your car). We can’t wait to see your smiling faces again! If you cannot drive to the church, email Amy Mahan at amahan@weag.org, and she’ll arrange for someone to drive to you!

Food Drive

We’re having an easy drop-off WEAG food drive on Thursday, May 14 from 10am to Noon.  We’re collecting non-perishable foods that will be packaged together to make meals for families in our community.  Foods must be in date and come from these categories: canned meats fish vegetables fruit juices cereal peanut butter jelly pasta & sauces crackers soups No condiments, pickles/olives, chips or sweets, please.   Drop your food donation at the rear of the building in the designated hamper near the loading…

Easter & COVID Update from Pastor Shane

From: Shane SchlesmanDate: Thu, Apr 16, 2020 at 6:22 PMSubject: Weekly Update from Pastor ShaneTo: YOU Hey WEAG Family, God is doing amazing things in the midst of this crisis. Another 60 people came to Christ on Easter Sunday bringing the total to approximately 200 people who have made a choice for Jesus at weag.online in the past four weeks. Our attendance and views for Palm and Easter Sunday services totaled 12,320 devices – God is working! Our Wednesday night…
WEAG COVID Response Task Force

COVID Response Task Force

To focus the response of the WEAG staff and community to the COVID-related needs of WEAGers and our neighbors throughout RVA and around the world, WEAG has established a COVID Response Task Force to work in partnership with local and state authorities, partners, and area churches and non-profits. Purpose Work in partnership with government and CFBO’s throughout the city to directly assist, support, encourage and engage those in need during the COVID-19 Pandemic. Passion Matthew 25:37-40 “Then the righteous will…

Holy Week 2020 – A Letter from Pastor Shane

From: Shane Schlesman <shane@weag.org>Date: Thu, Apr 2, 2020 at 5:41 PMSubject: Easter from Pastor ShaneTo: YOU!!! Hey WEAG Family, I hope all of you are adjusting to our new normal and staying safe and healthy. Here is an update and what we are planning for Easter. We have many ways for you to stay connected and I hope you will take advantage of all of them! First, some regular reminders for every week: Daily Prayer with a WEAG Pastor –…

Blood Drive

Blood drives continue to be canceled at an alarming rate – nearly, 9000 so far. As experts have emphasized, there is no certain end date in this fight against COVID-19, and the Red Cross needs the help of blood donors and blood drive hosts to maintain a sufficient blood supply for weeks to come. Please consider donating blood at West End Assembly of God on June 9th in the North Entrance Gymnasium. Click here to make an appointment. (The drive…

Resources During COVID-19

We understand that these unprecedented times have left many people jobless and with many questions and uncertainties. We hope these resources may help you during this difficult time! Virginia Unemployment | 1-866-832-2363 Food Stamps Virginia WIC

Shopping for the Vulnerable

We have a large population of 60+ and immunodeficient brothers and sisters at our church. Many of them have been strongly encouraged to stay indoors during this time with COVID-19. Many of them are unable to go out to get basic necessities like food, toiletries, and many other items. Would you be willing to run out on behalf of WEAG family members to shop for them and deliver goods to their homes? If so, email jeremy@weag.org! Need assistance? Contact wecare@weag.org

Making Non-Medical Face Masks

Dorcas Daughters handmade crafts ministry is making non-medical face masks for assisted living and nursing home residents! Read below for information on how YOU can get involved! The face mask kits are available for pick up at WEAG! You will find them in the Dorcas Daughters bin in a plastic bag ready to go. This bin is located on the East side of the church at the mission’s room exterior door. It is marked by a flower pot. Inside the…

Meals for the Homeless

Our good friends at CARITAS are looking for help in providing meals to the homeless at various drop-off locations around Richmond. For details and to sign-up to help, visit: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0949acae2da3fb6-support

HandsOn Greater Richmond

Let’s put love into action as we partner with HandsOn Greater Richmond and Richmond Public Schools. If you are healthy and able, there is still time to register to help distribute food to families in need during this time through this link: https://go.weag.chuch/helpRPS
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