Service

One Great Hour of Sharing

A gift to One Great Hour of Sharing enables the church to share God’s love with our neighbors-in-need around the world by providing relief to those affected by natural disasters, provide food for the hungry, and helping to empower the poor and oppressed.  The three programs that share this offering are

  • Presbyterian Disaster Assistance
  • Presbyterian Hunger Program
  • Self-Development of People

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Box Tops

Our church will be collecting Box Tops to support our local schools.  Each month, we will donate collected Box Tops to a different school in Morgan County.

box top

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Morgan County Backpack Program

The Morgan County Backpack program serves severely at-risk students with food for the weekends when they cannot get free food through the schools.  The list below shows desired food donations.  For more information, please contact Paula Osborne.

Meals

The most needed and biggest expense, we stress the need for these:

  • Pasta Can Meals (such as Chef Boyardee)
  • Canned Chili with Beans
  • Pork and Beans Cans
  • Baked Beans Cans
  • Canned Soups
  • Macaroni and Cheese

Breakfasts

  • Individual Cereals (boxes or bowls)
  • Granola Bars/Fruit and Grain Bars
  • Individual Instant Oatmeal

Fruit

  • Applesauce Cups
  • Individual Fruit Cups
  • Individual Packs of Raisins/Dried Fruit

Snacks

  • Peanut Butter (jars or snack size)
  • Individual Packs of Nuts/Seeds
  • Cheese and Cracker Packs
  • Peanut Butter Cracker Packs
  • Microwave Popcorn
  • Individual Packs of Pretzels
  • Individual Packs of Crackers/Cookies

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Church World Service

Our church is currently collecting money and donations for health kits for Church World Service.

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MCEAT/MCIEC

Date:  The 3rd Sunday of each Month

You can make a financial gift or give a donation of canned goods.  Our church has long promoted the emergency ministries of the Morgan County Interfaith Emergency Care program.  This program maintains a food pantry and, when possible, can offer some emergency assistance with special needs. Celtic Border 1

Soup Kitchen

Date:  Last Friday of the Month

Location:  Starting Points

We have a very diligent group that serves and sometimes cooks meals for the Mealtime Soup Kitchen on the last Friday of the month.  If you would like to help, please contact the church office.

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Cents-Ability Hunger Offering

We are encouraged to do more than just pray for God to feed hungry people in our communities and the world.  By setting aside 4 cents each meal time or more, we can contribute out of our abundance to the needs of others.  Some of the moneys serve MCIEC and the Mealtime Soup Kitchen here in Berkeley Springs.