October 5, 6
St. James / St. Johns Lutheran will be hosting My Father's House Ministry Oct. 5, 6 and 7, 2020. St.James will provide the dinner meals on Mon. and Tues. 10/5 and 10/6. St. Johns is responsible for the night meal on Wed. 10/7. The meals will be dropped off at the kitchen door of the Ministry around 5:30 those days.
There are presently 10 people in the Ministry, 6 adults and 4 children. If you can provide an item for the meal on Oct. 5 or 6, please let Sylvia Corl know and she will be glad to pick up at your home. Thanks so much for your help with this needed Ministry.
October 7 --- 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
St James is hosting a food drive for CCM on Wednesday, October 7 from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm. On that Wednesday, simply enter the church back parking lot and stop near the portico at the back entrance of the church. A volunteer will remove your donations from your car and take them to the truck provided by CCM. There is also a need for financial donations. You may make a financial contribution directly to CCM or to the church, designated for CCM's Food Pantry.
Food Pantry Needs
If you have any questions or would like to volunteer to help unload cars, contact Mark Murphy.
October 10 10:00 am - Noon
Join us for a blessing of the animals at Far Fetched Farm, 835 Bradford Drive, Concord. Bring you special pets and enjoy the farm. We will be collecting pet foods, donations of money and/or gift cards for local animal rescue organizations. All animals must be on leash, crate or restrained.
2020 CABARRUS COUNTY CROP Hunger “Virtual” Walk Sunday, Oct. 11
Q: What is a virtual walk? A: It’s an actual walking activity, but for reasons of safety and social distancing, participants will commit to walking on their own or in small groups in their neighborhoods, parks, or trails on walk day. We won’t be gathering in one large group this year and the time and length of the walk is flexible.
Q: What’s the date and time of the walk? A: Sunday October 11 th at 1:30 PM. (Although, the time is very flexible.)
“The way to right wrongs is to turn the light of truth upon them.”—Ida B. Wells
Read the Synod Newsletter for September 15.
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