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Missions Outreach & Service
Missions Outreach and Service Ministries are opportunities to bring the Good News of Christ and the ministries we support to the people of our community and to the world. There are also opportunities to serve the church and the community through hands-on and financial support. These ministries help make the needs of the poor, hungry, and disadvantaged real to us, and encourage us to action.
In November, we are once again partnering with Farmington Public Schools to make the holidays brighter for local families in need. Kari Hume is coordinating our Adopt-a-Student program where we have fulfilled the holiday wish lists of FPS students currently experiencing homelessness. We are now collecting $25 gift cards to Target and Walmart to help supplement needs for these families. Unwrapped gifts, with your name taped to the gift, should be dropped off in the Missions Box by Thursday, December 7, with a gift receipt attached in case the item needs to be exchanged. Gift cards can be placed in the black locked box next to the Missions Box.
Orchard will be collecting hats, scarves, and mittens for our annual Mitten Tree drive. Beginning November 26, please place your items in the Christmas box by the Christmas tree at the top of the ramp near the education wing. We will be collecting items through December 11, for distribution to Neighborhood House later that week. Crafters: If you need yarn or patterns please call or text Ellen Cogsdill at 248.935.8018.