From the Outreach Committee Chairperson, Judy Shaffer

Community Meal Update…The Outreach Committee would like to thank everyone who assisted with the Community Meal at Emmanuel Lutheran Church on Friday, September 21.  We served approximately 125 people in our community.


Bingo at NSOV…The Outreach Committee will be hosting Bingo at Niles Shepherd of the Valley on Wednesday, October 24, at 2:00 pm.  We will meet at 1:00 pm to set up.  Men and women both are invited to assist.  Please see the sign-up sheet on the main bulletin board if you are able to help.  We are asking for donations of small square tissue boxes, hand or body lotion, and monetary donations to purchase doughnuts.  If you have any questions, please contact Judy Shaffer.


Thanksgiving Food Baskets…The Outreach Committee will again be giving out Thanksgiving Food Baskets.  If you know of someone in need of a Thanksgiving Food Basket, please call the church office to get signed up as soon as possible (before Sunday, November 4).  The Outreach Committee is asking for monetary donations to purchase turkeys and grocery shopping lists are posted on the Outreach Bulletin Board.  We will also need 30 brown grocery bags, if you happen to have any you would like to donate.  Please turn in your monetary and grocery donations no later than Sunday, November 11.  Distribution of the Thanksgiving Food Baskets will be on Friday, November 16, from 9:00 am until noon.  If you have any questions, please contact Judy Shaffer.