Come join four local churches in creating a Walk of Abundance. As abundant lives are built on generosity, First Baptist, First Christian, First Presbyterian, and First United Methodist churches will be collecting canned food goods between now and October 21 to stock local food pantries, a press release said.
“You can help by taking your donation to any one of these four churches,” the press release said.
On October 21, using some of the collected cans, a labyrinth, similar to the one pictured above, will be built on the lawn of First United Methodist Church. As part of an outdoor worship celebration (which will include inflatables, human bubble balls, and a pumpkin-launching trebuchet), participants can both make a contribution to help local families in need as well as walk the can-lined labyrinth. A collection will also be taken for Second Harvest Food Banks, the press release said.
According to Second Harvest, one in seven people in East Tennessee lives in poverty and has difficulty meeting basic needs.
“Help change that statistic,” the press release said. “Join in the generosity by dropping off your Food First contribution at any one of these area churches.”
For more information, contact Jenny Caughman at [email protected] or (865) 483-4357.
More information will be added as it becomes available.
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