SPECIAL OFFERINGS: Every month we send $1060 from our budget to the mission program of the Presbyterian Church (USA) to change lives for people in need all over the world.  Blanket Sunday we received $1200.  50% of your donation will go to Church World Services, and 50% will stay here to be used through our Deacon’s Shop. Through our Deacon’s Shop you will help provide blankets, diapers, and personal health care items to those in need in our community.

Mark Your Calendars!!  Sunday, October 14th the Bowling Green Area CROP Hunger Walk welcomes both walkers and non-walkers of all ages to this annual event.  Come early and enjoy the music of BGSU’s men’s group Ten40.  After the music you may choose to walk or sit back and sample some of the food and beverages provided by local businesses and individuals.                                                                                                                                    THEN make a donation to help work toward ending hunger one step at a time.  25% of the money raised will stay right here in Bowling Green to be divided equally between the Brown Bag Food Project and the Christian Food Pantry. In addition to fighting hunger near and far, CROP also supports development projects (schools, clean water, education, health) and provides relief to refugees and disaster victims.

Donations may be made the day of the Walk or may be dropped off in the church office through the end of October.  Checks should be made out to CWS/CROP.  Thanks for your support. Let’s show the world we care.

                                                                                                                                 The Deacons Shop – our ministry of recycling used clothing to the people of Bowling Green. We sort & fold clothes on Wednesday mornings-come join us! We are always looking for volunteers to help sort clothes on Wednesday mornings at 9 a.m. or on Thursday at 9:30-11 when the shop is open. If you are interested in learning more or volunteering contact Janet DeLong at 419-353-1333. Through our Deacon’s Shop you will help provide blankets, diapers, and personal health care items to those in need in our community.

The Deacons thank you for all contributions.

The Deacons Shop  – our ministry of recycling used clothing to the people of Bowling Green. We sort & fold clothes on Wednesday mornings-come join us. The season is about to change (we hope!).If you are interested in learning more or volunteering contact Janet DeLong at 419-353-1333.

YOUR GENEROUS SUPPORT OF THE CHRISTIAN FOOD PANTRY IS APPRECIATED.  Many thanks for your continued support of the BG Christian Food Pantry by giving food items in the grocery cart by the elevator.  Every week or so we are filling up the cart and then delivering the donated items to the local Christian Food Pantry.  I am continually thanked by the staff members who work at the Pantry and asked to extend thanks to all in our church who have assisted on a regular basis.  I can confirm that the items we provide are also appreciated by the families and individuals we serve, and very helpful in providing basis needs for those who need this assistance.  Thanks for your help and generosity.                                                                                                Dave Hyslop—on behalf of the Deacons

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