November Offering Update: Ecumenical Hunger Program (11/30/2016)

Ecumenical Hunger Program: Our church has been involved with this very worthwhile program for many years by contributing food, clothing and other household items. Church members volunteer their time, and we give monetary support through this annual offering. In addition to the special offering, we are again collecting turkeys, hams, roast or whole chickens and other items as part of November’s gratitude focus [see suggested items here].

We have received $640 toward our goal of $600. 

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November Offering Update: Ecumenical Hunger Program (11/16/2016)

Ecumenical Hunger Program: Our church has been involved with this very worthwhile program for many years by contributing food, clothing and other household items. Church members volunteer their time, and we give monetary support through this annual offering. In addition to the special offering, we are again collecting turkeys, hams, roast or whole chickens and other items as part of November’s gratitude focus [see suggested items here].

We have received $130 toward our goal of $600. 

November Offering Update: Ecumenical Hunger Program (11/9/2016)

Ecumenical Hunger Program: Our church has been involved with this very worthwhile program for many years by contributing food, clothing and other household items. Church members volunteer their time, and we give monetary support through this annual offering. In addition to the special offering, we are again collecting turkeys, hams, roast or whole chickens and other items as part of November’s gratitude focus [see suggested items here].

We have received $50 toward our goal of $600. 

November Special Offering: Ecumenical Hunger Program

Our goal is $600.

It is that time of the year again that we give thanks for the food on our tables and the clothing on our backs. It is also that special time that we at First Baptist Church share out resources with our neighbors who are less fortunate.

We share a long history with the Ecumenical Hunger Program. In 1975. In 1975, Miriam Nixon and a group from Church Women United which included women from our own congregations began channeling surplus and donated food to neighborhood pantries where it was distributed to families in need.

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Versie & Karen: Happiness, Health And A Homecooked Meal

From Habitat for Humanity Greater San Francisco:

Versie and Karen on their porchAs anyone far enough from the San Francisco Bay can tell you, summer days can get hot – even those tacked onto the front of an early autumn. But sitting in the shade of Miss Versie Williams’s East Palo Alto home, you can escape the heat and allow your mind to wander to more important things.

Like, for example, your stomach.

“Every morning, she invents a new breakfast,” explains Versie’s oldest daughter, Karen. “My favorite is the grits with shrimp and chicken and jalapeno peppers….From the time she wakes up, she always in the kitchen. She’s a kitchen person.” Continue reading Versie & Karen: Happiness, Health And A Homecooked Meal

November Mission Offering: Ecumenical Hunger Program

Ecumenical Hunger ProjectNovember’s Special Mission Offering is the ECUMENICAL HUNGER PROGRAM

Our church has been involved with this very worthwhile program for many years by contributing food, clothing and other household items. Church members volunteer their time, and we give monetary support through this annual offering. Our goal for this offering is $600. In addition to the special offering, we are again collecting turkeys, hams, roast or whole chickens as well as other items as part of November’s gratitude focus.

BlockFest 2015: Ecumenical Hunger Program

Ecumenical Hunger ProjectEcumenical Hunger Program’s BlockFest 2015

Saturday, August 8, 2015, 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Ecumenical Hunger Program
2411 Pulgas Avenue, East Palo Alto, CA 94303

Help us celebrate EHP’s 40 years of service to the community by joining us at the EHP campus for our annual BlockFest! Fantastic food, festivities, entertainment, local vendor booths with freebies and fun activities.

Sponsored by Ecumenical Hunger Program and the City of East Palo Alto.

Ecumenical Hunger Program was our Special Offering for November 2014