Food Pantry Update:  If you wish to donate needed food, Jackie has requested that all food must be direct from the store and not come from your house to mitigate the number of places that may spread the COVID 19 virus. These are additional precautions due to the current health concern. If you want to drop off food items please leave a phone message and leave outside the church by the side door.  Money donations are always needed and welcome.

 
The next pantry date will be October 8th and 22th  between 9:30am and 12:00noon.  Please drive around the side of the church and remain in yourcar.        

WORLD HUNGER



​​NARCOTICS AND ALCHOLICS ANONYMOUS


There are groups that meet every Thursday and Saturday evening at 7:00 p.m. Call the church for details
570-223-9422

​​​TURKEY DONATIONS WILL BE REQUESTED AS WE GET CLOSER TO HANKSGIVING.TypIfe your paragraph here.

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"Monroe County Habitat for Humanity is a financially independent affiliate of Habitat for Humanity International. It is a volunteer based, non-profit, ecumenical housing ministry dedicated to eliminating substandard housing and homelessness worldwide by making adequate, affordable shelter a matter of conscience and action. Habitat invites people from all faiths and walks of life to work together in partnership, building houses with families in need. Habitat provides ownership of adequate housing to eligible families through no-interest mortgages."

For additional information about Monroe County Habitat for Humanity, go to www.habitatmc.org


TOUCH OF HOME 


​Touch of Home is an outreach ministry started over 20 years ago by the WELCA Ladies. Currently the packages are prepared by the Sunday Church School Children and other volunteers. Correct mailing addresses are collected and given to the church secretary to type and make labels for packages to be mailed to students and military away from home, but connected to our church. Donations of candy, cookies, gum, snacks,dried soups, hot cereals,and anything else we can get together are used to fill these packages.

If you or someone you know will be in need of help for Thanksgiving please make sure that Jackie has the information.  You may also call the office to add a name to the list. ankshere.

St. Paul's Lutheran Church of Smithfield