November 10th Weekly Highlights

WINTER BREAK FOOD COLLECTION | THROUGH DECEMBER 1

This year we have been asked to help collect food for Christmas Dinner and items to help families during the Winter Break when the kids are out of school. We will begin to collect food on Sunday, October 27 through December 1st.

We’re collecting:  Black Eyed Peas, Rice, Canned Mixed Vegetables,  Spaghetti Sauce with Meat, Spaghetti Noodles, Box of Cereal,  Pancake Mix (Water added), Syrup, Peanut Butter and Jelly, Saltines, Boxed Mashed Potatoes,  Brownie Mix, Canned Fruit, Soup, Canned Ravioli

COATS FOR KIDS | NOVEMBER 3 – DECEMBER 1 

Somebody Cares St. Augustine and the St. Johns County School District’s Homeless Student Task Force is again conducting a winter coat drive during the month of November. These winter clothing items will go to the over 500 students in the St. Johns County School District in grades K-12 who are classified as Homeless. They need winter coats, sweatshirt jackets or lightweight coats, new socks, and new underwear. Donated coats may be new or used in good stain-free condition and should not have logos for alcohol or tobacco companies.

THANKSGIVING MEALS

If you know of someone who needs help during the Thanksgiving holiday, please write their name and information on your Connect Card or email it to us at the office info@homeportcc.org.

WOMEN’S MINISTRY MEETING | NOVEMBER 16

All Women of the church are invited to participate in fellowship and plans for the upcoming months on November 16th at 10am. We will be collecting needed items for the “Lili Pad” Thanksgiving Meal. A list will be emailed out on Monday, November 11th. We will also be finalizing plans for the Christmas Luncheon and volunteer needs for December. A potluck breakfast will be shared by all. The items to bring for this month are paper plates and bowls.

THANK OFFERING | NOVEMBER 24

Each November we collect a special offering called the “Thank Offering”.  It’s a time for you and your family to say thank you to God for all the ways He has blessed you in this past year.  This offering helps support needs in our community around  Thanksgiving and Christmas, along with donations to missions above our yearly budget.  Please pray about how you will participate in this offering on Nov. 24th.

DECK THE HALLS | NOVEMBER 30

Come out and join us  Saturday, the 30th from 4-6:30 pm to decorate the church for our Christmas events. Plan to bring soup to share and stay for dinner after decorating.

NOVEMBER 4TH ENGAGEMENT DASHBOARD

Monthly % of Volunteers Serving…40%
Weekend Attendance…88
Total Giving Needed…$4,013
Weekly Giving…$5202
Dollar Club…$83