Sunday, November 27, 2016

Countdown to Christmas 

Worship in Christ’s presence begins as the first persons arrive and settle into the silence, doors are opened around 9:00 a.m. For our 10:00 Community Worship  participants are urged come expecting to share in worship.

Caritas is having a Christmas party for clients on Dec 10th and need the following ASAP: Little Christmas candies for edible craft decorations; Plates/napkins/cutlery/cups; Raffle basket items; Candy canes; Gift bags—small & jumbo sizes for Santa family bundles

Food: Canned meat; Canned beans—black, pinto, kidney; Soups; Broth; Chef Boy R Dee

Necessities: Dish soap; Laundry soap’ Toilet paper’ Paper towels

Caritas volunteering the month of October 2016, Caritas Outreach Ministries served 641 individuals:  Children (0-18)    187  Adults (18-54)        249     Seniors (55 & over)    205

We served 262 households,  distributed 16,175 lbs. of food through both our Bread Wall and our Food Bank. We had 51 volunteers putting in 606.5 hours.

  • Hours: Monday 10:30 – 1:30; Wednesday and Thursday 10:00 – 1:00
  • Current pantry needs: Canned Tuna; Canned Fruit; Syrup; Pancake Mix; Jams/Jellies
  • Can openers; Dish soap; Laundry soap; Paper towels; Toilet paper; Shampoo/conditioner.
  • Regular expenses can’t be paid with can goods – so monetary contributions are always appreciated!

Volunteer Opportunity: The Fig Tree, Spokane’s monthly newspaper carrying stories about people of faith in our community, needs someone to tend the office from 10: to 2: on Fridays.  You can bring your knitting or newest reading material.