People of all ages are involved in service and relief projects, giving time and money to specific ministries. The congregation regularly collects food, provides blankets, and assembles school and heath kits in response to local and international needs.
Food For Manna on Main Street
During June we are collecting boxes of cereal for Manna on Main Street. Drop items off at Plains Mennonite Church.
Relief Kits for Mennonite Central Committee (MCC)
During April and May we are collecting relief kit items for MCC to distribute to people around the world whose lives have been disrupted by war or disaster. Kit items may be left at the MCC table in the foyer. Please limit your generousity to the following NEW items left in their original packaging:
- 4 large bars bath soap
- Shampoo (1-2 bottles totaling more than 20oz; place in resealable plastic bag)
- 4 large bars laundry soap (such as Fels Naptha ®, Sunlight® or Zote®)
- 4 adult-size toothbrushes (in package)
- 4 new bath towels (medium weight, dark or bright colors, 29”x60”)
- 2 wide-tooth combs (6–8 in)
- 1 fingernail clipper (good quality)
- 1 box adhesive bandages (minimum 40 count, assorted)
- 1 package sanitary pads (18–24 count thin maxi)
MCC will provide toothpaste.
If you’d like to donate cash towards shipping costs, it costs $40 to ship 10 relief kits.