COMMUNITY MINISTRIES

The Bible tells us ‘each one should use whatever gift he has received to serve others’ (1 Pet 4:10). We strive to do that in our community as we work as Christ’s hands and feet. We want everyone in our community to know the love of Jesus.” Then either directly under use “Let us not love with word or talk, but in deed and in truth. – 1 John 3:18

MINISTRIES IN THE COMMUNITY

IF YOU ARE WANTING TO CONNECT AND REACH YOUR COMMUNITY, CHECK THESE OUT:

ARK MINISTRY

When Moses’ folks could no longer keep him at their home, they built a papyrus ark to put him in the Nile to save his life. The Queen then became the foster parent. The whole foster care system in an ark until permanency can be found. We provide a ministry to foster families once a month by giving child care so that foster parents can have a night out.

H.O.P.E. MINISTRY

This is an outreach ministry to families in the Caraway Commons Apartment Complex. Activities are planned at the apartment complex with the families during the year. The children and teens are also transported Allen Park for Wednesday night devotions, games, and a meal. Wednesday weekly schedule at Allen Park Community Center on Race St. on Wednesday nights at 6:15-7:30pm. If you would like to server in this area of ministry, contact Laurie

HELPING NEIGHBORS FOOD PANTRY

The Pantry is an Inter-Faith Food Pantry located 900 Huntington that strives to feed those in need from our community. For- est Home is one of the sponsoring churches and volunteers from our congregation work at the pantry the 3rd and 5th Tues- day, Noon - 2:00 pm. The NEED is great--please drop off canned food items in the Church Office or mark your check “HNFP” and place in the offering plate or bring by the Church Office. $380 donation to the Pantry will purchase 1 ton of food!!

The Helping Neighbors Food Pantry gave 30,317 pounds of food to 902 families in the month of September. Thanks to those that volunteer each month from Forest Home. To make a donation, drop off non-perishable food items anytime at the Church Office or if writing a check, mark it “HNFP” and place in any offering.

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