Jesus put a lot of emphasis on feeding hungry people and so do we.
The Phyllis Zumkher County Clothing Center was named in honor of our late member, Phyllis Zumkher, and is run by our ministry partner Family and Community Services, Inc. The Center distributes gently used clothing and household goods at no charge to anyone in need in Portage County.
The first and third Tuesday of each month, our volunteers:
Throughout the year we collect and donate money to The Miller Community House, which provides emergency shelter and supportive services to men, women and children experiencing a housing crisis. We take up several collections throughout the year for items that are donated to the Miller House, Kent Social Services, and the County Clothing Center.
Every year in June adults and youth from our church join with other local Episcopal churches to spend a week in service outside our community. In past years we have rehabbed housing for the poor in rural areas in southwest Virginia and northwest Pennsylvania. Some of the projects we’ve done are:
Adults teach the youth hands-on carpentry skills and step back so youth can take the lead at each worksite. Our days are spent with hard work, our afternoons with fellowship, and our evenings with devotional time.