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 July, you are invited to donate paper goods (tissues, paper towels, toilet paper) for Manna on Main Street. Drop items off at Plains Mennonite Church. August item: cans of meat.
School Kits for Mennonite Central Committee – July & August 2017
Notebooks and pencils are treasures for families who struggle to afford basic school supplies. School kits often are requested after disasters and help bring normalcy to children whose families have been forced to flee their homes Last year, 89,958 school kits were shipped to Jordan, Syria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Lebanon, Haiti, U.S., Serbia, Honduras and more.
Contents: (NEW items only)
- 4 spiral or perforated notebooks (8 1⁄2 x 10 1⁄2 in and 70 sheets)
- 8 unsharpened pencils
- 1 ruler (flat, flexible plastic; indicating both 30 cm and 12 in)
- 12 colored pencils (in packaging)
- 1 large pencil eraser
Please drop off kit items by August 31 at Plains Church, and limit your generosity to the items listed above.