First Christian Church Collects Many Items To Help The Needy

Saturday, August 10, 2013
First Christian Church members collected items for Family Promise Baskets.
First Christian Church members collected items for Family Promise Baskets.

Members of First Christian Church donated laundry baskets, cleaning supplies and basic necessities for families transitioning into their own homes from the Family Promise program. Donated items that were collected for several weeks went home with Lorraine Hipp, Gail Ford, Louise Russell and Betty Woomer to be transformed into beautiful “Welcome Home” baskets for families. Accepting the baskets on behalf of Family Promise were Kathie Fulgham, Chuck & Julia Martin.

This Sunday is the last day to collect bottled water and box fans for The Salvation Army whose supply has been depleted due to recent disasters and emergencies. Please leave items at the Donation Center in the church lobby. Members also are asked to reserve a FUNdraising seat for the upcoming 10th Annual Purse Auction to benefit the Salvation Army on Sept. 19. Call 267-4506 for details.

Pastor Paul Rebelo will present a message entitled “Two Kinds of People” this Sunday at 10:45 a.m. Persons with hearing loss also can enjoy the service using assistive listening devices this weekend.

Volunteers are needed to help distribute packets, manage the registration table, parking and obstacles, overall set up and clean up during the Habitat for Humanity Mud Run on Aug. 17 at Greenway Farms beginning at 8:30 a.m.

First Christian Church is located at 650 McCallie Avenue. Call the church office at 267-4506 for more information.


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