Our Food Pantry is open Tuesdays from 10:00 am until Noon.  If you are a Portsmouth resident in need of assistance, bring a photo id and come see us.  We fed over 400 people in just four months!

Equipment Rentals/Loans
Cotton Candy Machine
Popcorn Machine
Our cotton candy and popcorn machines are available to rent for about half the commercial rate. If you are interested in renting a machine for your event contact the church office to reserve a date.

Wheelchair, Walker, Two Folding Chairs
Available for loan. Contact the church office.

Our Sanctuary and Social Hall may be available for weddings or other special events.  See the Fee Schedule below or contact the church office for more information.

Wedding/Social Hall Fee Schedule
Sanctuary (holds 350 people): $300.00
(Includes use of Sanctuary for the Ceremony and designated rooms for Bridal Party and Groomsmen)
Officiant for Wedding: $250.00 to include (1) rehearsal
(Officiant: Fred Brockhausen III, pastor of Broad Street UMC or an approved clergy)
Organist for Wedding: $175.00 to include (1) rehearsal
Cleaning: Sanctuary – $100.00

Social Hall (day of service*) $300.00
Cleaning: Social Hall – $100.00

* 1. Use of Edward Morton Social Hall.
2. Use of Kitchen.
3. Use of tables and chairs.
4. Note: BSUMC is alcohol and drug free. Smoking is prohibited in Church Building.

H.E.L.P. (assistance for the elderly) has come to Portsmouth. If you need assistance or want to be a volunteer call Catholic Charities of Hampton Roads.

Altar Flowers
Donating flowers to the church is a wonderful way to memorialize or honor a loved one. Altar arrangements are $30.00. Call the Church Office  if you would like to reserve a date.