Pregnancy Resource has provided us with a Christmas family consisting of a mother and 2 children: a boy age 7 and a girl age 9. Pregnancy Resource is a Christian organization that provides counseling, classes, material help and other support to pregnant women and mothers to help them keep their babies and young children. Our church is collecting donations to buy gift cards for this family, with donations due by December 5th. Monetary donations can be sent to the church office in envelopes marked “For Christmas Family.”
As food for thought, the latest Mission Report asks us to help eradicate systemic poverty by acting on our beliefs and working to change laws, policies, plans and structures in our society that perpetuate economic exploitation of people who are poor. In Matthew 25, we are called on to serve with and for “the least important ones” by recognizing Christ’s urgent call to be a church of action, where God’s love, justice and mercy shine forth and are contagious.
Respectfully submitted by Margaret S, Mission elder