PENNSYLVANIA SOUTHEAST CONFERENCE
OF THE UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST
St. Paul's
United Church of Christ

440 S. Bethlehem Pike, Fort Washington, PA  19034
"A warm and welcoming community of faith!"
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Outreach & Service

Each month, there is a designated organization which Saint Paulís members can support through their mission offering envelope. The organizations chosen each month are ones that give compassionate service to persons in need. Our mission offerings for 2019 are:

January - Grace and Cecil Bean Soup Kitchen - Serves over 600 meals per week to the hungry in the Norristown area.

February- UCC One Great Hour of Sharing - supports partners in countries with ministries that fund health, education and agricultural development, emergency relief, refugee ministries and both international and domestic disaster response

March - Mattie N. Dixon Community Cupboard - offers food, clothing, employment assistance/job help/resume building, medical referrals, housing referrals and emergency financial assistance to those in need in the Ambler and North Hills areas.

April - Parkinson's Council of Philadelphia - the premier local organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for patients, care partners, and families impacted by Parkinson's Disease

May- UCC Strengthen the Church - supports church growth, pastoral and lay leadership development, youth and young adult ministries within conferences and administered by Local Church Ministries

June- Philabundance - the regionís largest hunger relief organization, providing emergency food and access to services to three quarters of a million people at risk of hunger and food insecurity in the Delaware. Also Water bottle collection for Grace and Cecil Bean Soup Kitchen

July- Laurel House - a comprehensive domestic violence agency, providing direct services, preventative education, training for professionals and awareness events throughout Montgomery County. Also Water bottle collection for Grace and Cecil Bean Soup Kitchen.

August - Inter-Faith Housing - provides homelessness prevention, temporary shelter, guidance in life skills, and assistance in locating appropriate housing opportunities.

September - Heifer International - brings sustainable agriculture and commerce to areas with a long history of poverty.

October - UCC Neighbors in Need - One-third of this offering supports the Council for American Indian Ministry (CAIM) and two-thirds is administered by Justice and Witness Ministries to support a variety of justice initiatives,
advocacy efforts, and direct service projects through grants.

November - Habitat for Humanity - a nonprofit, ecumenical Christian ministry that has helped 6.8 million people improve their living conditions since their founding in 1976.

December - UCC The Christmas Fund - provides direct financial assistance to retired and active United Church of Christ authorized ministers and lay employees and their surviving spouses, including pension and health premium and
supplementation, emergency assistance, and Christmas thank-you checks.




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