Local Outreach - Fairfax United Methodist Church

May 9, 2019

Our Commitment to the Community

Behind the Veil Christian Ministries is dedicated to making a meaningful difference in the Fairfax community through our Local Outreach programs. We firmly believe in putting our faith into action and extending a helping hand to those in need. Our mission is to spread love, compassion, and unity, and empower individuals to thrive in all aspects of life.

Our Programs and Initiatives

Through our Local Outreach initiatives, we aim to address various social and community issues, providing support and assistance where it is needed the most. Here are some of the programs we offer:

1. Feeding the Hungry

One of our primary goals is to combat hunger in the Fairfax area. We run a food pantry that serves individuals and families who struggle to afford basic meals. Our dedicated team of volunteers ensures that nutritious food is distributed to those in need. By working alongside local food banks and organizations, we strive to make a lasting impact on the lives of those facing food insecurity.

2. Homeless Shelter

At Behind the Veil Christian Ministries, we firmly believe in providing a safe and welcoming space for the homeless community. Our temporary shelter offers overnight stays and essential resources such as warm meals, clothing, and access to support services. We work closely with local agencies to connect individuals with long-term housing solutions and assist them in rebuilding their lives.

3. Educational Support

We recognize the importance of education in empowering individuals to reach their full potential. Through our educational support program, we offer tutoring services and mentorship to students of all ages. We believe that every child and young adult should have access to quality education, regardless of their socio-economic background. By investing in education, we aim to break the cycle of poverty and create a brighter future for the entire community.

4. Health and Wellness

Our commitment to health and wellness extends to all members of the Fairfax community. We organize health fairs and workshops to raise awareness about healthy living and provide free medical screenings. Additionally, our counseling services are available to individuals and families who may be facing mental health challenges, offering them the support they need to overcome difficult times.

5. Community Engagement

Behind the Veil Christian Ministries actively engages with the community through various events and initiatives. From neighborhood clean-up drives to organizing local festivals, we foster a sense of belonging and togetherness. We also collaborate with other local organizations and churches to maximize our impact and promote unity among different faith-based communities.

Get Involved

Join us in making a positive impact on the Fairfax community. We encourage individuals of all backgrounds and ages to get involved in our Local Outreach programs. Together, we can create a stronger and more compassionate community. Here are some ways you can contribute:

1. Volunteer

We are always in need of dedicated volunteers to support our programs and initiatives. Whether you have a few hours to spare or want to commit to a regular volunteering schedule, your time and effort can make a significant difference in the lives of others. Reach out to us to learn more about volunteering opportunities.

2. Donate

Your generous donations allow us to continue our Local Outreach efforts. Whether it's a monetary contribution, non-perishable food items, or clothing, every donation helps us serve those in need. Consider making a one-time or recurring donation to support our cause.

3. Spread the Word

Help us raise awareness about our Local Outreach programs by sharing our mission and initiatives on social media. You can also invite your friends, family, and colleagues to get involved. By spreading the word, you are amplifying our impact and reaching a wider audience.

4. Collaborate

Are you part of an organization or group that shares our values and goals? Let's collaborate and create a stronger collective impact. Together, we can achieve more and make a lasting difference in the Fairfax community. Reach out to us to explore partnership opportunities.


At Behind the Veil Christian Ministries, our Local Outreach programs are rooted in love, compassion, and the belief that every individual deserves support and a chance to thrive. With a focus on addressing hunger, homelessness, education, health, and community engagement, we are committed to making a positive impact in the Fairfax community. Join us in spreading love, compassion, and unity while empowering individuals and transforming lives. Together, we can create a brighter future for all.

Edward Wilson
Great to see Fairfax United Methodist Church actively involved in supporting and uplifting the local community!
Oct 4, 2023