A Cappella Group Performs at Benefit Concert to Raise Funds for PACEM

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (WVIR) – On Sunday, October 22, a Charlottesville women’s a cappella group sang to raise money for homelessness. It’s all for the nonprofit housing group, People and Congregations Engaged in Ministry. The group, known as Fire, performed at First Presbyterian Church for the annual PACEM Benefit Concert as the homeless housing group preps for its … Continue reading “A Cappella Group Performs at Benefit Concert to Raise Funds for PACEM”

PACEM Training Volunteers Ahead of Helping Charlottesville-Area Homeless

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (WVIR) – Charlottesville-area churches and other organizations are gearing up to help people who will desperately need food and shelter during the colder months. PACEM (People And Congregations Engaged in Ministry) will open its doors to the homeless population in Charlottesville at the end of October. “It’s a constant effort to get things rolling every … Continue reading “PACEM Training Volunteers Ahead of Helping Charlottesville-Area Homeless”

Six Pack Songwriter Showcase to Benefit PACEM

Join us on Sunday, September 10, from 7 – 9:30 PM at The Southern Cafe and Music Hall for the Six Pack Songwriter Showcase to Benefit PACEM. The event will feature the following six local singer-songwriters: Peyton Tochterman Will Overman Susan Munson John Kelly Debra Guy Mark Roebuck These musicians are notably all donating their … Continue reading “Six Pack Songwriter Showcase to Benefit PACEM”

PACEM Is Now Hiring for a Case Manager

PACEM seeks a Case Manager/Guest Advocate to assist homeless guests of our seasonal shelter. Key responsibilities include providing intensive social work services to homeless individuals seeking shelter. Work will both facilitate access to mainstream services, and transition our shelter guests to more permanent housing options as quickly as possible. Services provided will include coordination with … Continue reading “PACEM Is Now Hiring for a Case Manager”

PACEM’s Picnic in Provence is April 30th at Ash Lawn Highland

Spring is here and we want to celebrate with you! Join us at Ash Lawn Highland on April 30 for music provided by John D’earth, Provencal French cuisine prepared by chef Tom Whitehead, beer and wine, and great company. Picnic in Provence Sunday, April 30th  2-5pm on the historic grounds of Ash Lawn Highland.  Tickets are … Continue reading “PACEM’s Picnic in Provence is April 30th at Ash Lawn Highland”

Sheltering the Homeless From Winter Nights

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (WMRA) – In 2004, religious congregations in Charlottesville formed a coalition to prevent homeless people from freezing overnight in the winter. Today, that group shelters more than 200 people, 150 nights out of the year. WMRA’s Jordy Yager has this report. It’s 5:30 on a near-freezing winter evening. STAFF: You ready? I’m ready. … Continue reading “Sheltering the Homeless From Winter Nights”