Welcome to The Hope Center

Welcome to The Hope CenterWelcome to The Hope CenterWelcome to The Hope Center

827 Commerce Street

P.O. Box 1202

Petersburg, VA 23804

About Us

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HELP FOR THOSE IN NEED

HEALING FOR THOSE IN NEED

HEALING FOR THOSE IN NEED

VISION

Downtown Churches United, Inc. is committed to easing hunger and financial stress for our less fortunate citizens.

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HEALING FOR THOSE IN NEED

HEALING FOR THOSE IN NEED

HEALING FOR THOSE IN NEED

OUR MISSION

Downtown Churches United, Inc. is a union of the faith community and other human service organizations responding to the essential needs of the Greater Petersburg Region by serving as a centralized source of outreach services.

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HOPE FOR THOSE IN NEED

HEALING FOR THOSE IN NEED

HOPE FOR THOSE IN NEED

The HOPE Center

Our goal is to meet the needs of the community through a daily lunch feeding program, food pantry, and utilities assistance. 

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EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

Executive Director

Executive Director

Executive Director

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Mr. D. Scott Fisher, Registered Representative

New York Life  

Member St. Joseph Catholic Church

President

Executive Director

Executive Director

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Rev. Dr. George W. C. Lyons, Pastor

   Gillfield Baptist Church

Vice-President

Executive Director

Vice-President

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Rev. Jameson McLaughin, Asst. Pastor

Mt. Olivet Baptist Church

Treasurer

Recording Secretary

Vice-President

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Ms. M. Maxcine Walker 

Ms. Walker is a retired Budget Analyst for the Department of Defense.  She is a member of the Zion Baptist Church

Recording Secretary

Recording Secretary

Recording Secretary

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Rev. Belinda Todd

Rev. Todd serves as an Adjunct Professor at Virginia State University.  She also serves as an Associate Minister at First Baptist Church (Harrison Street)

Financial Secretary

Recording Secretary

Recording Secretary

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Mr. Roger Cosey

Mr. Cosey is a retired Army Logistician and Retired Supply Planner with the Defense Supply Center of Richmond. He is a member of Oak Street AME Zion Church.

Corresponding Secretary

Immediate Past President

Immediate Past President

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Currently Open

Immediate Past President

Immediate Past President

Immediate Past President

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Rev. Rich Greenwood, Rector

St. Paul Episcopal Church, Petersburg

COMMITTEE CHAIRPERSONS

BUILDING COMMITTEE

FUND RAISING AND DEVELOPMENT

FUND RAISING AND DEVELOPMENT

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Pastor Frank Mayfield

Pastor Mayfield serves as Pastor of Bread of Life Fellowship/Pure In Heart Ministries in Petersburg, Virginia.

FUND RAISING AND DEVELOPMENT

FUND RAISING AND DEVELOPMENT

FUND RAISING AND DEVELOPMENT

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Ms. Cindy A. Hamlin

Ms. Hamlin is Director of Development for Crater Community Hospice.  She brings a wealth of fund raising experience to the DCU Board.

DAILY FEEDING PROGRAM

FUND RAISING AND DEVELOPMENT

DAILY FEEDING PROGRAM

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Ms. Linda Ruffin

Ms. Ruffin is a Retired Manager and a member of Greater Faith AME Zion Church.

Contact Us

Downtown Churches United, Inc./The Hope Center

827 Commerce Street, P.O.Box 1202, Petersburg, VA 23804

(804) 722-0321

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