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Community Outreach

 Keep your faith vital and engaged, join us in service to community!

 “Beloved, let us love one another, because love comes from God.”
1 John 4:7

2017 Youth Group Safe Harbor Dinner

Angel Tree  – The Deacons set up an “Angel Tree” annually to provide Christmas gifts to families referred to us by local service agencies.

Ark Soup Kitchen  – We provide a Saturday luncheon meal annually for this soup kitchen based out of Trinity Episcopal Church in Easton.

“Make It – Take It” Kitchen  – We host periodic Make It – Take It events in our church kitchen and fellowship hall to help low-income families learn to prepare healthy meals on a budget. Participants leave with the food they prepared that day and with the tools and groceries to replicate the recipes at home.

Presbyterian Coffee Project – We serve Equal Exchange Coffee during the coffee hour on Sundays! For each pound of fairly traded coffee, chocolate, tea, and foods Presbyterians purchase through the Coffee Project, 15 cents per pound goes to the PCUSA’s Small Farmer Fund. The total Small Farmer Fund amounted to $11,819.30 in 2016 alone.

Shawl Ministry  – Our fabric artists make scarves, hats, shawls, blankets, lap robes, and knitted/crocheted baby gifts for hospitals, nurseries, schools, church members and troops overseas.

Troop Support Project Sunday  – This annual drive provides toiletries, other personal articles, snacks, and personal thank-you cards to troops serving overseas.

Worldwide Mission  – We have a partnership with the Nagyvarad-Ret Hungarian Reformed Church of Oradea, Romania. The Nagyvarad-Ret pastor has visited us with his family, and members of our congregation have visited the Romanian congregation. This partnership was established in 2003.

Community Partnerships:

ProJeCt (Protestant-Jewish-Catholic) of Easton  – We make monthly contributions of food and  cash to the Interfaith Food Pantry and participate in other ProJeCt events as needed.

ProJeCt offers comprehensive emergency assistance as well as language and literacy services.

Safe Harbor-Easton  – We provide food for lunch on the first Tuesday of each month for this emergency shelter; we also provide and serve a full dinner at the shelter once a month.

Meals on Wheels  – Our church team delivers meals once a month to homebound people in the Easton Area.

 Facilities Sharing: 

When we remodeled our church house in 2008, with the intention of making our building a welcoming place for the surrounding community. Following this project, we are now able to share our building with the following organizations.

Genesis Church / Iglesia Genesis – a Hispanic Pentecostal congregation worships in our sanctuary on Sunday afternoons and conducts Bible Study on Tuesday evenings.

Al Anon – a support group for family members of people with alcohol addiction that meets at our church every Wednesday at 10:00 a.m.

AA (Alcoholics Anonymous) – holds two meetings at our church each week. The Two Rivers group meets each Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. while the Spring Garden group meets each Thursday at 8:00 p.m.

NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) – meets at our church on a monthly basis.

Narcotics Anonymous – leaders of local NA groups meet at our church on a monthly basis.