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October 2015 Update - Deacon's Corner

10.21.15 | by Presby Deacons

    Deacons’ Corner…

    The Board of Deacons relies on the generosity of our congregation to help fund our various activities and responsibilities throughout the church and surrounding community. Deacons regularly serve on all of our church’s committees, as well as on the Open Door Pantry Operations Committee, help church and community members with financial needs, visit shut-ins, provide meals and flowers for funerals and memorial services, and also help with church-wide events.

    During the months of July and August, the following donations and/or expenses were paid by the Deacons Fund:

    Creative Center for Children Scholarships        $   200.00

    Open Door Pantry                                                   $   200.00

    Salvation Army                                                         $   200.00

    Memorial Donations/Flowers                                 $     63.98

    Mexico Mission Trip                                                 $   100.00

    Needs for members of our church/community  $       31.20

    Grill for Church                                                        $ 173.39

     

    Total Donations/Expenses:                                               - $   968.57

     

    Collections received into the Deacons Fund     +$   995.00

     

    During the past few months, Deacons have also been involved in various activities including:

    • Stocking shelves at Open Door Pantry
    • Sending out cards to those in need
    • Handing out Afghans to those in need
    • Helping to prepare and serve communion and work as greeters
    • Provided coffee for services
    • Helped with Fellowship brunch and as greeters for National Back to Church Sunday
    • Began collecting socks for the Hamilton Halloween Trunk or Treat event

    And plan to take part in the Community Thanksgiving Meal this year sponsored by area downtown churches.

     

    Please prayerfully consider a donation to the Deacons Fund. Envelopes are available the first Sunday of each month in the bulletin or in the pew backs. Also, if you know of a person in need or a shut-in who would like a visit from the Deacons, please contact one of the Deacons or the church office at 513-867-5411.