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Ecumenical Thanksgiving Bag Ministry
October 25, 2021 - November 22, 2021
First Presbyterian Church of Ballston Spa is once again organizing an ECUMENICAL THANKSGIVING BAG MINISTRY that provides items needed for a Thanksgiving dinner to families in need.
TO RECEIVE A THANKSGIVING BAG
Families may sign up through our church food pantries:
First Baptist Church (202 Milton Ave.) every Thursday 4:30-6 pm, 1st & 3rd Tuesday 9-11 am.
Christ Episcopal Church (15 West High St.) Monday, Wednesday & Friday, 10 am – noon.
United Methodist Church (101 Milton Ave.) every Wednesday, 9:30 am – noon.
Signup period is October 25 through November 19. Distribution is on Monday, November 22, noon-6 at the First Presbyterian Church (22 West High St.)
TO HELP OR VOLUNTEER
FILL A BAG with items needed for a basic and healthy Thanksgiving meal.
Here is a suggested list:
· $10 gift card to a local grocery store, OR an 8-14 pound frozen turkey
· 2 boxes seasoned stuffing mix
· 2 boxes instant mashed potatoes
· 2 cans of gravy (no glass please)
· 3-4 cans of vegetables
· 1 can cranberry sauce
· 1 boxed dessert mix
DELIVER the bag and turkey to the First Presbyterian Church (22 West High St., Ballston Spa) on COLLECTION SUNDAY, November 21 from 11:30 am—2 pm. Your donation is tax deductible if you save your receipts and attach them to a signed tax receipt that will be available on that day.
VOLUNTEER to help at the First Presbyterian Church on DISTRIBUTION MONDAY, November 22 from noon—6 pm. Contact the church to volunteer.
THANK YOU for your help as we seek to be a blessing to those in need this Thanksgiving!
Questions can be directed to:
First Presbyterian Church, 22 West High St., Ballston Spa, NY 12020
518-885-5583, firstname.lastname@example.org, ballstonpresby.org