ORDER PACEM’s 12-month 2022 CALENDAR, featuring native birds of Albemarle County, Virginia, photographed by Henry Strauss.

Who we are …

We are a grassroots organization that works with 80 local congregations and community groups and 3,000 volunteers to provide shelter and related services to the homeless. Our name is the latin word for “peace” and also an acronym for “People And Congregations Engaged in Ministry.”

What we do …

Each night during we provide a warm, welcoming, and safe shelter for some of the most vulnerable members of our community. We also provide meals and companionship. We assist many of our guests in moving forward into permanent housing through intensive case management.