We welcome people with special needs to worship with us on Sundays at 10:00am. Our sanctuary is very accessible.

We also host JOYFUL NOISE, an outreach to youth and adults with special needs that meets the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th Tuesdays of every month during the school year. Contact: Pastor Marty O'Rourke,

Church of the Messiah
816 Kempsville Road, Chesapeake, 23320
Office Phone: 757-436-2545
Contact: Pastor Marty O’Rourke
Phone: 757-748-1460

Special Friends, Special Education: We currently attempt to integrate each child when appropriate into a Bible Study classroom with his/her peers. Upon availability and necessity we partner children with an adult "buddy" to assist the current teachers in teaching each child about the love of Jesus.

First Baptist Church of Norfolk, Chesapeake Fellowship
1016 Greenbrier Parkway, Chesapeake, 23320
Office Phone: 757-461-3226
Contact: Melody McMahan, Special Education Advocate

We are a ministry focused on providing an inclusive worship experience for all people of all abilities; uniting God's children to His glory.

Worship United
529 Providence Rd., Chesapeake, 23325
Office Phone: 757-472-3807
Contact: Breezie Hutcheson


Covenant Community United Methodist Church
2004 Dock Landing Road, Chesapeake 23321
Office Phone: 757-488-8968
Contact: Frank T. Jennings, Pastor

Open Hearts. Open Minds. Open Doors. We UMC welcome all persons to worship with us and participate in the many activities and programs of the church. We strive to accommodate the needs of individuals so that, together, we can be the body of Christ to the world.

Great Bridge United Methodist Church
201 Stadium Drive, Chesapeake 23322
Office phone: 757-482-1049
Contact: Bill Crow, Evangelism and Hospitality
Linda Ewald, Faith Community Nurse

We have convenient parking, large print Bibles, hearing accomodations, and a heart to accomodate other needs. Each child is precious to us. We will work with each family who may need support. We can arrange shepherds to help individuals as well.

Great Bridge Presbyterian Church, Chesapeake
333 Cedar Road, Chesapeake, 23322
Office Phone: 757-547-4706
Contact: Helen Elder, 757-410-4923