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Fall Mission-Fest

Senior adults will have the opportunity to make a huge difference by helping area non-profit agencies and show gratitude for all that these agencies do throughout the year.

Lectures at The Gathering, 10:30-12:00, Chapel

During Mission-Fest, participants at The Gathering are asked to bring donations for the speakers' organizations or put a monetary donation in the collection jar at the sign-up table.

Oct 13

Speakers

  • Robert Ramsower (Ark House)
  • Betsy Cox (Dallas VNA Meals on Wheels)

Donations Requested for Speakers' Organizations

  • Any of the following: regular size hand lotion, body powder, bath soap. shampoo, toothpaste, toothbrushes

Nov 10

Speakers

  • Rosemary Connelly (The Network of Community Ministries)
  • Representative from Mark Twain Elementary

Donations Requested for Speakers' Organizations

  • Food items for homebound seniors for Thanksgiving/Christmas baskets (lists will be in Nov Gazette)

Dec 8

Speaker

  • Joy Anderson (Books+Concrete Blocks=Opportunities: the story of the 2014 mission trip to the Skuinskloof School in South Africa

Mission Projects & Work Days

Thur, Oct 28, 10-1:30

Tour of VNA Meals on Wheels, wrap Christmas gifts for homebound clients' Christmas baskets (limited to 29 participants)

Fri, Oct 31, 10-1

Spanish class will serve lunch and host birthday party at Wesley Rankin senior adult program.

Mon, Nov 3, 2:30-4, Room 2B

Package cookies for Ark House staff and Mark Twain Elementary teachers

Th, Nov 6, 10-2

Tour Ark House, deliver cookies, lunch (limited to 14 participants)

Th, Nov 13, 10-2

Tour Network facility, deliver donated food for homebound Thanksgiving/Christmas dinner baskets, lunch (limited to 29 participants)

Mon, Dec 8, time TBD

Project for Skuinskloof School