NEWS AND REPORTS

60th Anniversary Celebration

Posted on Oct 2, 2019 in NEWS AND REPORTS

60th Anniversary Celebration

We invite you to “save the date” for Sunday, October 20th, as we conclude our 60th Anniversary celebrations with a special worship service.  We’ll be holding the service at the 7th Street Plaza and look forward to sharing a special announcement with you.  We’re asking for all our guests to bring a coat to donate to our Coat Distribution which will be held the following week.  All are welcome to this special worship celebration!

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Holiday Meals

Posted on Sep 6, 2019 in NEWS AND REPORTS

Holiday Meals

Help sponsor a meal for a family this holiday season Every gift of $35 will provide a family of four with a special holiday meal with leftovers.  It’s easy to give online by visiting our DONATION page. Make someone’s holiday Sweet For this year’s Thanksgiving and Christmas distribution, we are stocking our shelves with lots of fresh and nutritious food to offer to our community.  But…we still know how important it is to have something sweet to enjoy around the dinner table.  This year we are asking our online community to focus primarily on donating three items to our annual holiday food distribution. Cake mix Frosting Cans of Sweet potatoes This...

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September is Hunger Action Month!

Posted on Sep 6, 2019 in NEWS AND REPORTS

September is Hunger Action Month!

It’s Hunger Action Month and we’re joining forces with Mid-Ohio Foodbank to gain a “fresh perspective” about hunger.  For the next several weeks, we’ll be highlighting the power of food in our lives and our communities by talking about what’s “fresh” and new as it relates to ending hunger in the Ohio Valley. Here’s a sneak peek of what’s to come: Week One – The new face of hunger in our communities More than half of those who visit our pantry are children and senior citizens.  Another large percentage of those we serve are individuals who work, but have a tough time making ends meet.  Throughout September we’ll be highlighting the new faces of hunger and...

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2019 Back to School Events

Posted on Aug 1, 2019 in NEWS AND REPORTS

2019 Back to School Events

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Mobile Summer Food Pantry for Children

Posted on Aug 1, 2019 in NEWS AND REPORTS

Mobile Summer Food Pantry for Children

Summer Food on the Go! We are getting excited as we prepare for our first ever mobile food pantry” for children. On Fridays, August 2nd, 9th and 16th, we’ll be distributing food in the following locations: Ridge Wood Place Apartments (Wintersville) 12-12:20pm JFK & Elmer White Family Units (North End) 12:35-12:55pm Earl Rogers Plaza (South End) 1:30-1:50pm Donald Haman Apartments (Lincoln Ave) 2:00-2:20pm Heritage Place Apartments (MLK) 1:00-1:20pm Murphy’s Field (Plum Street) 2:30-2:50pm To fully stock our bags, we are still in need of approximately $1,500 to purchase the remaining food supplies. To support this needed ministry, you can donate online at...

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Tours of Urban Mission

Posted on May 23, 2019 in NEWS AND REPORTS

Tours of Urban Mission

Would you like to take a tour of the Urban Mission? We’ll be hosting tours the week of July 8th – 13th. Morning tours begin at 9am and afternoon tours begin at 1pm. If you’d like to schedule a tour for yourself or a group, please send an email to Rev. Ashley Steele at asteele@urbanmission.org. Please include your name and/or group’s name, number of people in group & preferred day/time for tour. We’ll contact you shortly with a confirmation email regarding your preferred tour date. If you have any questions, please call our main office All tours will begin at the Urban Mission church located at 301 North 5th Street in downtown...

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