A portion of proceeds from our rental properties is designated to our Outreach Fund. This fall and early winter, Council approved Mission and Outreach’s request to use of this fund to assemble and distribute Care Bags and Emergency Food boxes. The Sunday School (and Christian Ed team) assisted Mission and Outreach in assembling 50 one-gallon Read more about Outreach Fund Supports Care Bags and Food Boxes[…]
In November, Eden collected items for ECH’s (Every Child’s Hope) Christmas shop. We delivered over 200 gifts (toys, clothes, games, etc.) on November 30th! Thanks, Eden! During December, members stocked the Giving Tree at the entry to the Upper Room. In early January, over 70 pairs of hats, mittens and socks were delivered to JNM’s Read more about Christmas Donations Benefit ECH and JNM[…]
On December 16, five Eden members joined a number of other churches at Habitat’s work site in South County. The crews completed installation of siding on the home’s soffit as well as doing a complete cleanup of the work site where interior work will continue in February. During our annual special offering to support Habitat Read more about Habitat for Humanity Work Day & Special Offering[…]
For the second year, Eden UCC hosted a book fair at the Affton Christian Food Pantry to kick off the children’s summer. All school age children of the Pantry received 2 brand new books; younger children could select some used books as well. Thanks to all who staffed the Pantry during the two-week book fair Read more about Books, Books, Books[…]
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.