Safe Haven

  • A Safe Haven is a place that loves and supports families and their children.
  • A Safe Haven is a place committed to making its facility and programming accessible, safe and welcoming for all.
  • A Safe Haven is a place willing to reach out into the community…to intentionally and creatively support families in bringing up their children ;…to assist other agencies wherever possible as they address the needs of children and their families;…to access and utilize research and identified best practices in our shared ministry;…to love all as Christ commanded, as the children of God.

A Safe Haven is Messiah Lutheran Church!

To learn more about the ELCA’s efforts to make the church a safe place where people can worship, learn, work, love, and receive care in a manner that is free from sexual misconduct, visit Called to be a Safe Place.

Messiah Lutheran Evangelical Church (Mechanicsville, VA) was declared a Safe Haven for Children by a unanimous vote of the church council on August 5, 2008. All safety and privacy policies are available for review at our office upon request.

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