Choates Creek United Methodist Church has erected a “Blessing Box” in an exciting new effort to help its community.
The Blessing Box has been built at the rear of the church on the edge of the parking lot and will be stocked with essential foods and other necessary items to aid residents in the community during their time of need. The box will be open 24/7 to anyone and everyone who is in need of essential food items. There is no charge for any items taken from the box.
Everyone in need of food or other staples can simply open the doors of the box and take what they need. There are no obligations expected or required. Take what you need, bring what you can, but above all be blessed is the mission of the Blessing Box.
The food is free as are all other items to be found in the box. No payment is expected and none will be asked for. Anyone having need of basic food items is welcome to avail themselves of these offerings without prior permission from anyone in the church.
Any person wishing to donate to the Choates Creek project is most welcome, but none are being requested. This is an outreach project of the church for the community as an expression of their belief that as Jesus fed the masses so shall the church.
Isaiah 58:10, “And if you give yourself to the hungry and satisfy the afflicted soul, then your light will go forth in the darkness, and your night will be like noonday.”
The church is located at 125 Choates Creek Road. Services are held each Sunday at 11 a.m. Everyone is welcome. For more information, call the Rev. Linnette Flood at 615-308-3547.
—Choates Creek UMC