Tuesdays  1 to 4 pm Reed City Ministerial Association Coat Pantry will be open every Tuesday from 1 to 4 pm in Room 11.  Donations of new or clean, gently used coats, hats, mittens, gloves and  boots are greatly appreciated.

Current needs: Winter Boots in ALL SIZES, Snow pants for Children and Youth, Infant and Toddler Coats. 

Items can be dropped off at our church. Area churches also have collection boxes.

The items will be distributed to people in need in our area. We especially want to be sure every child has warm attire for cold winter days.  Watch for the Coat Pantry signs on the north side of our building.

 

Faith and Film
It has often been Pastor Kristen’s practice to utilize the time between Christmas and Lent to do something fun with a faith and film series. During January and February we will have a weekly movie night Friday at 6:30 in the Fellowship Hall. These movies will then be the theme for our Sunday Worship Services. Bring your friends; all are welcome!!
The movies are:
Jan 17/19 – The Man Who Invented Christmas
Jan 24/26 – Won’t You Be My Neighbor
Jan 31/Feb 2 – How to Train Your Dragon 3
Feb 7/9 – The Shack
Feb 14/16 – Coco
Feb 21/23 – All Saints

     It is exciting to see the numerous contributions to our Food Pantry! 

     The food pantry is open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays in the garage behind St. Philip Neri Catholic Church.

     Help is needed to unload the delivery truck only a few hours per month. You must be able to lift and move heavy boxes. If you would like to help as a volunteer, see Nedra or David Ball.  Thank you for all of your gifts!

     During the month of January, RCUMC is asking for donations of jars of peanut butter.  All donations may be put in the hamper located under the coat rack nearest to the front door of our church.

 

Volunteers Sought for the INC Spot Resale Store

Love in the Name of Christ of Wexford and Osceola Counties is in great need of volunteers at our Reed City INC Spot Resale Store. Come join our team and help others in need! Workers are needed to run the cash register and to process donated items that come into the store. Whether you are available once a week or once a month, we would be glad to have you. We will work around your schedule and look forward to putting your gifts and talents to good use. Please contact Becky at 832-9495 or stop in and talk with her. Thank you for your consideration in helping keep the store a vital part of our local downtown community.

Hospice Volunteers Sought
Would you like to read to a patient who can no longer see the pages? Watch a Tigers game with a patient while his/her spouse goes out to get groceries? Document a life story for someone who wants to leave his/her stories behind for their loved ones? A flexible volunteer orientation training program is offered at no cost. Many opportunities are available in Reed City/Big Rapids and surrounding areas. Average time commitment is one hour per week after orientation is completed.
Caring crafter volunteers are also sought, if you like to sew, knit or crochet items for hospice patients receiving end of life care. A variety of items are welcomed, which include: blankets, quilts, activity aprons, adult clothing protectors and special request items such as bereavement bears and memory pillows.
If you are interested contact: hospice.volunteers@spectrumhealth.org or 616-391-4240.

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