Tag: thanskgiving

Essential Baskets 2019

Essentials Basket | Sunday November 17th | 9 am Click play to hear a message from Sara Wynn! What an exciting fall at First Congregational!  We were able to serve over 100 families at the Mobile Food Pantry and more than 200 children enjoyed our Trunk or Treat event.  Let’s keep the positive momentum going …

Thanksgiving Essential Baskets Thank You!

By Sara Wynn The second year of Thanksgiving Essential baskets was a huge success! Thanks to the generosity of our congregation, we gave 122 baskets to eight local agency partners to distribute to the populations they serve.  These baskets contained a variety of non-food items such as laundry detergent, dish soap, shampoo, body wash, and …

Thanksgiving Essentials Baskets 2018

Thanksgiving Essential Baskets | Sunday November 18th | 9 am Who’s getting in the holiday spirit? Fall is in full swing with cool crisp nights, pumpkin spice lattes, bonfires, trunk or treating, stores are filled with candy and thanksgiving and Christmas decorations. Pre-holiday season at First Congregational UCC is filled with outreach events like the …

Thanksgiving Thank Yous

By Steve Schippers What’s better than a Turkey at Thanksgiving?  For Quad Cities families in need the answer is Thanksgiving Essentials Baskets filled with non-food items such as soft, fluffy bath towels, laundry detergent, personal hygiene products.  Thanks to the generosity of our congregation, we gave over 100 Thanksgiving Essentials Baskets to five local agency …