Community meals provide an opportunity for community building. In partnership with Messiah Lutheran Church, we host weekly community meals: Tuesdays at noon following Community Bible Study in the Messiah’s inner room and every Thursday in the big Centrum from noon to 1:00 pm except when it falls on a holiday.
Additionally, we host and serve a dinner on the first Wednesday of every month September through May, followed by a community building activity. This event is in partnership with Lutheran Social Service, Messiah Lutheran Church and other partners.
Food Pantry is open the 2nd Friday and the 4th Saturday of each month from 8:00 am until 11:00am. During Easter, Thanksgiving and Christmas months, special holiday baskets are distributed on the Saturdays immediately before the holiday from 10:00am -noon. A breakfast brunch is served during each of the events to enhance community building, connection and fellowship with neighbors, volunteers from community as well as from suburban partners. We encourage working side by side to serve one another in the preparation, assembling and distribution of the food baskets.
Additionally, during the week, we provide emergency food assistance for those who stop by in need of a meal or food to take to their families.
During summer months, we provide healthy meals and snacks for children and youth in our various partnering programs here at the Center.
Thank you for providing me with such a wonderful meal for Thanksgiving and Christmas. Plus all of your help.