Food, personal care items and school supplies are collected for these local organizations. Our Youth lead a special food collection on fifth Sundays and collects fresh food on the Sunday before Thanksgiving. Our “Spud Sunday Lunches” (loaded baked potatoes, salad, & dessert) are a time for fellowship & food with the purpose of collecting a free will donation for Food Banks.
Feed My People This local food pantry can always count on generous donations from the people of St. Johns. “Meal a Month” bags are used each month and special collections are also gathered, including comfort items given at Christmas. Several members of the congregation are active volunteers at Feed My People.
Isaiah 58 (formerly Five Church Association) We also share clothing from our semi-annual Rummage Sales with Isaiah 58.
Joint Neighborhood Ministries Personal care and back to school items are collected each year.
St. John’s UCC North Grand A helping hand with school supplies and other items is given.