The Mission & Outreach Team is dedicated to providing opportunities for our
Congregation to be God’s “boots on the ground” through helping those in need in our community, our state, nation, and throughout the world.
Our 2017 outreach ministries included:
- A collection for our veteran’s staying in the Menlo Park, NJ Veteran’s Home – toiletries/socks/t-shirts.
- Soles 4 souls – shoe collection for those in need throughout the US and the world (over 1,000 pairs collected).
– A collection of school supplies for local children
- Collections of cleaning supplies for Dina’s Dwellings (housing for victims of domestic violence located in New Brunswick).
– Hurricane Relief/Recovery – over $1200 collected
- Operation Christmas Child – shoebox gifts sent to children with a Christian message. Over 75 children in the mountains of Columbia received our shoebox gifts.
- Collected and shipped Christmas decorations/cookies to soldiers in Afghanistan
Our congregation provides on going support for Alice’s CUP Food Pantry through food and monetary donations brought in on each Communion Sunday; and also on going support for RCA Missions and our missionaries in Thailand (The Bunuparadah’s) through the monthly Mission Contributions.
As our Team continues to focus our Mission and Outreach to show God’s love to those in need, we invite you to join us! Bring your new, used, unwanted shoes to the church in June for to donate to our annual Soles4Souls shoe drive; Bring your food donations anytime throughout the year; donate shoebox gifts for children in October. All are welcome!!
- Links to charities and initiatives:
Alice’s CUP Food Pantry
Operation Christmas Child – Samaritan’s Purse
Butterfly Circle of Friends
Missionaries in Thailand: