Do you shop at Moser's? If so, bring your receipts to church. There is a collection box at the back of the sanctuary. The receipts are given to Agape who then turns them in to Moser's. Agape then gets a percentage of the sales.
Late summer each year we collect school supplies, which are distributed by Agape to local families.
With the quarters that are collected we are able to pay for the washing and drying of laundry as well as providing some laundry detergent and softener to those needing help. Volunteers are on-site twice a month on a Saturday to provide assistance.
Each year we collect gifts for children and youth in our community, which are distributed by Agape.
Yearly, in August, we host a free clothing closet for the community. Gently used clothing donations are appreciated. Volunteers are needed to help sort, hang on racks, and help the day of the Clothing Closet, which is typically on a Saturday.
We provide spiritual support for those in prison and those being released. If you are interested in being a prison pen pal contact the church office.
Each year during Lent we collect hygiene itmes to donate to the local probation and parole office. They then distribute the items to people being released from jail or prison.
We support the Senior Center through monetary donations. We also hold a Bingo day once a year in the fall at the center.
We support the local schools through donations to the schools and to their Care To Learn progarm.
Festival of Sharing is statewide inter-denominational effort to collect items. The items help local communities as well as around the world. We assemble kits to be donated every fall. A brochure with more information about Festival of Sharing can be found on the mission table in the sanctuary.
NECAC helps the homeless and marginalized of the community. We donate face masks, clothing, and other items as requeted.
We donate face masks, winter hats, and winter scarves to Bilingual International Services in St. Louis. At Christmastime some member make gifts to be donated.