First United Methodist Church of Rice Lake
Thursday, October 23, 2014
We are a people called to know and share God's love.
Area Churchs for Emergency Outreach (ACEO)
The ACEO in conjunction with the Salvation Army provides emergency assistance to residents in the Rice Lake area. This is a call back service. The number is 715-434-2236. Call and leave a message as to what your needs are and your phone number, and someone will get back to you.
We Share Food Pantry
We have a basket in the narthex for donations to the Food Pantry.
Gift of the Month
March- boxed meals like mac-n-cheese or tuna helper
April- canned fruit
May- personal items
June- canned vegetables
July- protein like beans, tuna, spam or peanut butter
August- boxed meals
November- canned fruit
All donations are appreciated, they do not have to be from the gift of the month categories.
The We Share food pantry is located at 400 W. Coleman St, Rice Lake. Their hours are Tuesday 10:30am-noon and Thursday 1:00pm- 2:30 pm.
"The Lunch Box"
Free hot meal on Tuesdays at Bethany Lutheran located at 35 West Messenger Street.
All churches associated with this project are assigned dates for which they provide the food and the help serving it. Rayne Semple is our contact for this.
The Lunch Box is a ministry of "Community Connections of the Greater Rice Lake Area, Inc.
Paste, Paper, Pencils Project
This is a project done by our Missions Committee to help families in the Rice Lake area with school supplies. With help from Shopko we are able to provide $30 vouchers per child to approved families. There is an application to fill out that is available at the Food Pantry, Heart Island Enrichment Center, and the church office during the month of August. Missions Committee does different fund raisers during the year to support this worthy cause.
Items the voucher can be used for:
School supplies (paper, pencils, paste, etc)
For more information call the church office 715-234-3919