During the past month, Eden has sent a check of $589 to the Rebuild the Churches fund, has sent an overflow of school supplies to help support Joint Neighborhood Ministries, Lydia’s House and the Bayless School District, has sent 39 containers of food and over 100 containers of cleaning supplies to JNM, and has sent Read more about Thank You, Eden[…]
Since 2009 the Food Pantry group has been holding a Souper Bowl soup collection. Our most recent collection of over 500 cans of soup in 2014 set a record which will hard to beat, but Eden members continue to amaze us. We challenge members each year to contribute enough soup to best the previous year’s Read more about Souper Bowl Soup Collection for Food Pantry[…]
Sunday, November 23, Eden UCC will be collecting fresh fruit and vegetables to donate to Joint Neighborhood Ministry as part of their special food drive for the holidays. Members and friends can also donate money toward the purchase of turkeys. Each turkey costs $20. The turkey program will continue into December.
Ready to volunteer for Hot Dogs and Hamburgers? The sessions are planned for Wednesdays from about 2:30 – 6:00 pm starting in 2015. We need to know how much help is out there! Contact Tammy Kutrip or Pastor Paul is you are interested in helping children learn to read.
Keep collecting all that change to put into your UNICEF box. These will be collected by the children, dressed in their Halloween costumes, on Sunday, October 26. UNICEF puts your change and dollars to good use. Be generous.
In conjunction with International Literacy Day, Deaconess Foundation announced that Eden UCC received a $1500 grant for our literacy program Hot Dogs and Hamburgers. “Deaconess recognizes research making a straight-line connection between third-grade reading scores, high levels of poverty and mass incarceration,” said Reverend Starsky Wilson, president and CEO. “Literacy for children is a matter of Read more about Eden Awarded Deaconess Grant[…]
October 12 will celebrate Undie Sunday again this year. Larger sizes (10 and up) as well as sweats and shorts are needed. Check with Jan S. for further info.
Collections for Habitat for Humanity will continue through October. Envelopes are in the pews. Our work day for Habitat will be November 8 with St. Luke UCC. Watch for further details or check with Kristen M.