Come join us on Sunday, 12/21 as we share a special meal for Christmas at Bethesda Project’s Sanctuary (20th & Christian), a housing community for formerly homeless men. Email Krista Dedrick Lai for more info and to sign up.
SMALL FRY TOY DRIVE & CHRISTMAS PARTY
Small Fry, one of our mercy partners, is collecting Christmas gifts to give to the children that they serve. Please visit the Liberti Connect table during coffee hour to pick up one of their wish lists, and then bring your wrapped gifts to church on 12/14. Then, join us at the Marion Anderson Rec. Center (17th & Fitzwater) on Saturday, 12/21, for a Christmas party, where we will give out the gifts and cook with the kids. For more information, please email Alissa McLaughlin.
CITYTEAM TOY DRIVE & DELIVERY
This Christmas, we’re once again partnering with Cityteam to collect toys for the families that they serve. You can pick up the wish list of a child in the lobby today or next Sunday, 11/30. Please bring the unwrapped toys back to church on 11/30 or 12/7. Please buy at least two presents (a minimum of $50). Then, on Saturday, 12/20, we will help deliver the toys throughout Chester and Delaware counties. Email Barb Delp for more info.
EMMANUEL HOMELESS MINISTRY GIFT DRIVE
This Christmas season, we will be giving away gift bags to our homeless friends and neighbors. We will be collecting large and x-large underwear, white t-shirts, socks, and travel size toiletries from 11/30-12/21, which can be dropped off at one of the bins near the doors of the First Baptist Building.
EMMANUEL HOMELESS MINISTRY CHRISTMAS LUNCH
Emmanuel is hosting a Christmas lunch at the First Baptist Church Building (17th & Sansom Sts.) on Wednesday, 12/24. Volunteers are needed throughout the day to help prepare food, cook, set up, and serve. For more details, and to sign up, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.