OUTREACH MINISTRY NEWS – August 2017
In June, we were able to supply twenty baskets of food for children and families in need. We want to thank you for your continued support in providing for families and their children.
The cost of providing school supplies can be overwhelming for large families and those struggling financially. Once again, we are sponsoring “Tools for Kids” to help alleviate the financial burden on families when purchasing school supplies. If you would like to contribute to this outreach effort, please purchase one or more of the following suggested items and place it in the “Tools for Kids” container in the upper atrium. Suggested items are: book bags, binders, lined paper, notebooks, index cards, composition books, No. 2 pencils, pens, erasers, crayons, colored pencils, pencil bags/boxes, highlighters, markers, glue or anything else you would like to purchase. Your help is greatly and sincerely appreciated. If you have any questions, please see a member of the Outreach Ministry. We will be collecting from August 13 through September 3rd.
Our next Outreach Ministry meeting will be held at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 12th at the church. Please contact Kathie Carpenter at 518-853-3330 if you have any questions and/or would like to join us. We hope to encourage each of you to join us in our effort to reach out to others.
“WORLD’S BEST DISH CLOTHS”
Many years ago, we sold the “World’s Best Dish Cloths” at a minimal cost to help offset some of our expenses to buy flowers, etc. for shut-ins. We have found a different supplier and will be selling these cotton/polyester blend dish cloths, once again. Please see Kathie Carpenter or Margaret Post if you would like to see/purchase some. The cost is $2.25 each.
HAVEN OF HOPE ECUMENICAL FOOD PANTRY WISH LIST ☺☺
***Funds for the food pantry are very low so please be mindful when doing your personal grocery shopping.***
Items needed the most at this time (LOW or OUT OF STOCK) are underlined!!!
Canned Tuna, Pasta, Pasta Sauce, Canned Fruits & Vegetables, Peanut Butter, Jelly/Jam, Rice, Canned Meals (Chef Boyardee etc.), Cereal, Soup, Rice/Noodle side dishes, Baking supplies & mixes, Water (gallons or bottles) , Paper products (toilet paper/paper towels), Personal care products (shampoo, soap, toothpaste etc.)
Whatever you can do will be greatly appreciated!!
Volunteers are always welcome in a variety of different areas in our church.
We encourage you to help in a way that you’re feeling called to serve.
Please call the church to find out more or if you would like to volunteer to help
Let’s share God’s love with our community!