OUTREACH MINISTRY NEWS
Thank you for participating in “Tools for Kids”, which helps provide school supplies for children and alleviates the financial burden on families. Your support is greatly appreciated.
The Outreach Ministry will host the “Fall Festival” on Wednesday, October 31st from 6:00 to 7:30 pm. We have estimated the number of people attending in the past to be approximately 200+ and sincerely appreciate your support in making this a successful community event. There will be games, prizes, refreshments, candy and face painting. Please sign up on an insert in the bulletin if you would like to help with any of the following:
Set up/decorate at 5:00 pm Clean up at 7:30 pm
Help with refreshments Provide/facilitate a game
Donate small prizes or a monetary gift Donate: cookies/brownies
Donate: bag of candy (must be individually wrapped)
Contact a member of the Outreach Ministry (Kathie Carpenter, Cindy Barnett, Joyce Smith, Bev Guiffre, Cindy Mitchell, Margaret Post or Gretchen Subik) if you would like to know more about this ministry.
We are making plans to provide twenty food baskets to those in need during the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays. We will have baskets available in the upper atrium to begin collecting food items starting September 30th. Food items that would be helpful are: instant potatoes, canned vegetables/fruits, cranberry sauce, applesauce, gravy, boxed stuffing, cereal, peanut butter and jelly, meals in a can, mac & cheese, pasta and sauce. Please know that your donations are greatly appreciated when you purchase food for these families. Thank you.
Our next Outreach Ministry meeting will be held at 6:30 pm on Tuesday, October 2nd in the Fellowship Hall. Please contact Kathie Carpenter at 518-853-3330 if you have any questions and/or would like to join us. We sincerely encourage you to join us in our effort to reach out to others.
NAME CHANGE !!
The Haven of Hope Food Pantry has changed it’s name to the Fonda Food Pantry.
FONDA FOOD PANTRY WISH LIST ☺☺
***Funds for the food pantry are very low so please be mindful when doing your personal grocery shopping.***
The Fonda Food Pantry is in critical need of food items to support local families. Recently, families have received only a portion of what they would normally find with us.
Critical food items needed: Cereals & oatmeal, Beans, Canned fruit & vegetables, Peanut butter & jelly, Soups, Pasta & Pasta sauce, Mac & Cheese, Canned meats, Chili, Sloppy Joe mix, Staples (flour, sugar 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!