Here are just a few of the active ministries going on...
We currently have two collection boxes by the church. All (you don't need to be a member) can contribute.
Columbia Community Care: http://columbiacare.live/
A weekly pop up food bank with three locations
We are collecting:
Non perishable food items (boxed/canned/bottled): Pasta, pasta sauce, soup, bread, peanut butter, jelly, canned meat, granola bars, cereal, rice, baby formula, potatoes, box milk, powdered milk, non dairy milks, rice, beans, quinoa, macaroni and cheese, ramen noodles, water, coffee, sugar, tea, flour, maseca, cooking oil, etc
Household items: Paper towels, toilet paper, cleaners, soap, detergent, Lysol spray, Lysol wipes, disinfectants
Personal Care items: Tampons, sanitary napkins, toiletries, toothpaste, shampoo, all sizes diapers, baby wipes, soothers, baby bottles
No expired items can be accepted at this time.
We are also not currently accepting clothes--we are not able to safely store or sanitize them. We also can no longer accepting kids books, toys or games.
Baltimore Animals Rescue and Care Shelter: https://www.barcs.org/
Used towels, sheets, blankets, and cardboard trays (that come under water, sodas, etc)
Please leave donations in front of the Church's front door (there are boxes on the back side of the building, by the parking lot). Contact Kim Lowe if you have any questions.
The Abiding Savior Family made 80 adorable Valentines and delivered them to patients at the Lorien Nursing/Rehab Center in Columbia. God’s love was spread that day, warming the hearts of those who received them.
Upcoming Christian Education/Service Projects
Check out Red Shed Village, part of the North Avenue Mission in Baltimore
They are doing excellent work sharing groceries, clothing, PPE, harm reduction resources, housing-first housing, and resources
Also check out the Love Bags link to see what North Avenue Mission suggests are useful items to give to people you see on the streets.