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Food Is Love

Spreading God’s Love throughout our communities! Food is Love has made a variety of homemade, nutritious, low sodium soups. On Sunday, Feb. 22 Food is Love cooks distributed food totes to the congregation to take soup and bread to those who might be in need of a little love and those members of our church…

Food is Love Update

The mission of Food is Love is to support the Deacons’ Caring Ministry. We meet as needed to prepare and freeze meals for those in our church family who need some love and care. We use only fresh, wholesome ingredients and make everything from scratch using our favorite recipes. If you know someone who could…

Mission: Possible

Project: Warm Blankets for refugees, storm victims, and those in need Status: ACCOMPLISHED Overview: CCOL started off the Season of Active Work 2014 with generous support of the Church World Service Blankets initiative. Donations were on par and even a little better than at the same time last year despite the recent completion of the…

Mission Outreach: Operation Christmas Child

In February 2014 we introduced the two seasons of Mission Outreach, a season for active work and a season for active replenishment. November 9, 2014, after the Blessing of the Boxes, marked the end of the season of active work for 2014. Throughout this year CCOL responded to the needs of our community with boundless…

The Gift of Christmas, Opportunities to Give this Season

Council of Churches Collecting for Loaves & Fishes The Council of Churches is running a food collection at Donelan’s for Loaves & Fishes Food Pantry during the first week in December. Each member church is responsible for handing out brochures and helping with the food collection. CCOL will be collecting food items from 5 to…

November & December, Loaves and Fishes Needs

Please consider donating. Our collection box is in the Narthex. November: Sugar, flour, baking supplies, spices, cooking oil Always in need: Breakfast cereal, boxed Rice/Rice-a-Roni, Helpers and sides, hearty soups, canned white tuna, canned pasta, canned chile, canned vegetables, peanut butter and jelly, tomato paste / whole tomatoes, pasta –ziti, rotini, shells, rigatoni, cake, muffin…

Operation Christmas Child Countdown!!

Operation Christmas Child Countdown!! The generosity, creativity, and out pouring of love from this congregation continues to astound and humble Mission Outreach. Here is how you can continue to help! OCC could still use the following: Items for 2-4 yr olds Small blanket / snuggly item. This could be a couple of quilt blocks with…

The Garden at Church Meadows Is Bountiful!

What an abundant bounty we have reaped at the gar-den so far! 1,016 pounds of produce has been picked and delivered to Loaves & Fishes Food Pantry as of August 15, 2014. Cabbage, tomatoes, cucumbers, peppers, summer squash, and zucchini have all been enjoyed by the Loaves & Fishes clients. This picture is just some…