For more than 15 years, our church has supported Oak Ridge Schools with the Food for Kids ministry. Food for Kids is a monthly program where at-risk children in Oak Ridge public schools are given a bag filled with healthy food items once a week. Volunteers from our church, along with those from other congregations and community volunteers, pack the delivered food from Second Harvest Food Bank. The containers of food are delivered to the schools monthly during the school year.

Be a Thanksgiving Angel
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Be a Thanksgiving Angel

From now until New Year’s Day, our congregation will work hard to provide support for those who need it during these stressful weeks. Our Thanksgiving Shoppe mission team aims to assist 46 families (228 people) in the community who have children and have been referred to us by the school systems, TORCH, and MIST. Through…

Can You Lift 25 lbs at 8:30 a.m. on a Tuesday?
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Can You Lift 25 lbs at 8:30 a.m. on a Tuesday?

If so, you are exactly the sort of person we desperately need for Food For Kids! Our congregation hosts this amazing ministry where folks from the community gather to create food bags for students for eight schools in town. Many students rely on the free breakfasts and lunches provided by Oak Ridge schools to survive….

The following is the packing & delivery schedule at our church for the 2023-2024 school year:

  • September 11 (packing) & September 12 (delivery)
  • October 16 (packing) & October 17 (delivery)
  • November 6 (packing) & September 7 (delivery)
  • November 27 (packing) & November 28 (delivery)
  • January 8 (packing) & January 9 (delivery)
  • January 29 (packing) & January 30 (delivery)
  • February 19 (packing) & February 20 (delivery)
  • March 25 (packing) & March 26 (delivery)
  • April 15 (packing) & April 16 (delivery)
  • May 6 (packing) & May 7 (delivery)

For more information, contact Cara Weigel, 865-481-8108.