First Sunday Food Collection: January 6, 2019

Food Assistance Request: On the first Sunday of each month, the SRPC Diaconate collects canned and dry goods for the local food pantry. Please bring an item or two to donate to the local food pantry and place it in the bin in the foyer.

Items most needed:

Canned and Dried Food

  • Breakfast items cereal, oatmeal, grits, etc.
  • Peanut butter and jelly
  • Canned or dry beans
  • Honey
  • Canned vegetables
  • Canned fruit
  • Canned meats (tuna, chicken)
  • Whole-grain pasta
  • Canned tomato sauce
  • Brown Rice
  • Milk
  • Cooking oil
  • Canned soup
  • Coffee

General Items

  • Pull-ups and diapers size 5/6
  • Soap
  • Toothpaste
  • Deodorant
  • Wipes
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet Paper
  • Laundry Soap
  • Dish Soap
  • Feminine Hygiene Products

Nursery Help Needed

Nursery Schedule: Elizabeth Albright is putting together the new nursery schedule. If you would like to volunteer, please contact Elizabeth .

Also, we need volunteers for the Christmas Eve service.

Thanksgiving Ministry Opportunity

ThanksgivingMinistry Opportunity: The RUFI minister at George Mason University would like to place international students with Christian families for Thanksgiving dinner. If you would be interested in hosting an international student at your home for Thanksgiving meal, please contact Pastor Matthew Delong at matthew.delong@ruf.org. This is a great opportunity to get to know these students and help them to learn about our culture and our faith.

Fall Festival Reminders

*Set up for the Festival, we will begin at 9am on Saturday, Nov. 3. We can always use more volunteers.

*If there is rain forecasted for Saturday, then we will need to move chairs out of the Sanctuary on Friday night. If you are available on Friday in the event that we need to do that, please let Gina Powell know.

*Desserts for the Dessert Auction should be delivered by 11am on Saturday, Nov. 3.

*Cookies or brownies for the Food Table—be sure to pack 1 cookie or 1 brownie per snack-sized ziplock bag and bring them to church on Saturday, Nov. 3 by 11am.

*Each family is also asked to bring 1-2 packs of soda for the festival. Please place the soda in the kitchen.

*Be sure to invite friends and neighbors to the festival! Like and share the event on social media as well.

First Sunday Food Collection

Food Assistance Request: On the first Sunday of each month, the SRPC Diaconate collects canned and dry goods for the local food pantry. Please bring an item or two to donate to the local food pantry and place it in the bin in the foyer.

Items most needed:

Canned and Dried Food

  • Breakfast items cereal, oatmeal, grits, etc.
  • Peanut butter and jelly
  • Canned or dry beans
  • Honey
  • Canned vegetables
  • Canned fruit
  • Canned meats (tuna, chicken)
  • Whole-grain pasta
  • Canned tomato sauce
  • Brown Rice
  • Milk
  • Cooking oil
  • Canned soup
  • Coffee

General Items

  • Pull-ups and diapers size 5/6
  • Soap
  • Toothpaste
  • Deodorant
  • Wipes
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet Paper
  • Laundry Soap
  • Dish Soap
  • Feminine Hygiene Products

Fall Festival: November 3 11am-3pm

Fall Festival will be on Saturday November 3 from 11:00-3:00.  The festival will be held rain or shine.  There are four sign up sheets on bulletin board relating to the festival. Please sign up if you are willing to work that day or can bring items either for donations or for temporary

use. Each family is also asked to bring 1-2 packs of soda for the festival. Please place the soda in the kitchen.