Mary’s Place: Operates family shelters primarily for women, but also where both fathers and mothers can stay with children. They have a day room for women and activities for children.
New Horizons: Provides live-in shelter, job training, day room, Bible Study, and discussion group for interested youth.
Pregnancy Resource Clinic: Provides pregnancy tests and ultrasounds. Gives baby and maternity clothing, baby supplies and expectant classes and new mothers groups.
Cocoon House: Provides shelter for youth from high school to age 2
Matthew House: Provides services to families who have loved ones in Monroe prison.
Vision House: Provides apartments for people who are getting ready to transition to private housing. Provides child care while parents attend school or work.
Concern for Neighbors Food Bank: Supplies food and basic cleaning supplies to low income families.
Habitat for Humanity: Provides housing and repair services for low income families Each family spends 500 hours of work on the new home.
Operation Nightwatch: Has some apartments for senior housing, provides dinner and bedding to people sleeping outdoors, refers as many as possible to shelters with beds available. Provides ministry with permission.
Support Seven International Chaplains Ministry: Provides support for people experiencing tragedy caused by accidents, fire, or other difficult situations. Offers spiritual help to families ho have lost loved ones through tragic means.
Everett Gospel Mission: Provides shelter, meals, clothing, job training, and substance abuse counseling. Has four family units where whole families can stay together. Four more are being planned.
Jan Griffith: Jan grew up in our church. She has been working for a church in Sweden that operates a Christian school. Many of the students are immigrants. She is active in ecumenical ministries. She has recently had to slow down due to health problems but is gradually building back her strength and resuming more activities.
World Concern: Supports people in difficult situations in various countries. Wells and water filters have been supplied where sanitation is a problem. They work to prevent malnutrition and sex trafficking.
Please give or send contributions to our mission fund to Treasurer Kathy M. Checks should be made out to “Women’s Association—EPC” The June meeting will be the last meeting until September. We are wishing everyone to have a happy summer vacation.
Margaret S, Elder representing Women’s Association