MY FATHER’S HOUSE (Ruth Friant)
Please contact Ruth Friant if you are interested in preparing a meal for My Father’s House in 2018. All dates have now been filled thru the end of 2017. Drivers are always needed to deliver these meals.
HOLIDAY FOOD DRIVE 2017
Holiday Food bags and donation envelopes will be available beginning October 29th, deadline to return bags is November 19th. They will be delivered Monday November 20th. If you wish to make a monetary donation, make checks payable to LCOS, indicate it is for Holiday Food Drive. We will be sharing our goodies with local persons, New Visions in Camden, and Pantry families. Please contact me if any questions.
CARING HEARTS THANKSGIVING MEAL DELIVERY PROJECT
Each year, Caring Hearts prepares and provides food for Thanksgiving dinners for at least 20 families throughout South Jersey living with HIV/ AIDS. Each year, various congregations/organizations gather the day before Thanksgiving at the First Presbyterian Church to prepare these meals. Each organization is asked to contribute various supplies for the meal. LCOS has been asked to contribute 20 large (46-oz) cans of chicken broth. Please leave your donations in the Caring Hearts box on the shelves outside Parish Hall by Sunday November 19th. Thank you in advance for your donations.
ADVENT GIVING TREE 2017
The Advent Giving Tree will be in the Narthex November 12th, November 19th, November 26th, and December 3rd. The deadline to return gifts is December 10th as Social Ministry Committee members will be organizing gifts in Parish Hall. Contact Donna Stillwell if any questions.
We meet on the 1st Tuesday of each month (except July, August, and January) at 7pm in Room 112. Please contact me if interested in joining our committee. Fall meeting dates: 11/7/17, 12/5/17.
YOUR OFFERINGS AT WORK SOCIAL MINISTRY COMMITTEE
In October, we sent $1000.00 to Interfaith Caregivers. Future budgeted contributions include $1000.00 to New Visions in November, and a special Christmas donation of $450.00 to Caring Hearts in December. Thank you for your offerings which make these contributions possible.