Monthly Archives

November 2016

Benefits Assistance Grows

Since providing food can only address one of many needs, Feast of Justice is expanding its work by providing benefits enrollment on site. Through a partnership with Jewish Family and Children Services, we have a social worker available to help our guests apply for benefits such as SNAP (food stamps), Medicaid, CHIP, and more. Volunteers, led by Marian, have been trained to assist our

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Feast Meals—Growing Community

Feast of Justice serves 3 community meals monthly, two Feast Night dinners and one Feast Day lunch. Food is provided by partner organizations and prepared on site—staffed primarily through an ongoing partnership with Rhawnhurst Turning Point youth center and our kitchen leader, Carole. In addition to food, we have activities such as painting pumpkins or making cards for veterans, and our host church, St.

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New Members

If you are looking at becoming a member of any of our congregations, welcome! We hold new member classes on an as needed basis. Please let any pastor (know that you are interested and we’ll make sure to let you know when the next meeting will be! After a meeting is established you must register at least one week beforehand, so that we know

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No Smoking Zone

St. John’s is a smoke-free building, which means that there is to be no smoking within the building. However, effective immediately, St. John’s will also be enforcing a smoking perimeter around all entrances. This means that smoking is no longer allowed within 25 feet of any doorways. This decision was made to protect both our building and our occupants. Smoking around doorways not only

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Children’s Programming

We realize it is hard for families to juggle so much—especially bringing children with you while you wait to shop. Our children’s programming one Saturday a month will occupy your child as volunteers Kathy and Rochelle make the time pass quickly! Plan to be with us 2:15-3:15 pm on November 12 and December 10 for stories, crafts, and fun!

Feast Day & Nights!

FEAST DAY—Tuesday, November 15 (LIHEAP Assistance Available) Food, fellowship and resources! Doors open at 10am with coffee available. Lunch is served at 12:30pm followed by prayer and praise service by St. John’s Church. FEAST NIGHTS—Thursday, November 10 (LIHEAP Assistance Available) and Thursday, December 8 Enjoy a hot meal and some community fellowship! Stay after the meal for a lively prayer and praise service offered

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We are so thankful! Giving thanks is good at any time and place, but especially here and now at Feast of Justice:  For our garden—and for the volunteers who tended and harvested hundreds of pounds of vegetables this summer and fall to share with you and your families,  For our partner congregations, businesses, individuals, and community groups—who support us with prayers, food,

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