Brown Bag gifts of non perishable food is collected and proceeds are contributed to local charities: Helping Hands and Siren/Eaton Shelter. This year, 2018, bags were handed out November 11 and contributions collected the following Sunday. If you were not able to get a brown bag on Sunday, ANY kind of bag may be used to contribute non-perishable food donations. If you are unable to return you bag Sunday 11/18, non-perishable food donations are always accepted and can be placed in the Bostwick entry way, under the mailboxes at any time.
White Bag gifts of household products: toilet paper, paper towel, facial tissue, diapers, wipes, soaps, shampoos, personal care items, will be collected during worship in December. This year, 2018, bags are handed out December 9 and collected the following Sunday. If you miss this collection, donations are always accepted at the giving tree in the Bess Fulton Room and will be distributed to the appropriate local charity.