Not a comprehensive list but the highlights of our outreach.
On Dec. 8, our 2019 Alternative Christmas Market came to a close. We had almost 200 visitors for our nativity display and our Alternative Market. At the market we sold over $700 of Equal Exchange fair trade food; $1600 of SERRV fair trade handicrafts from all over the world and over $630 went to Heifer […]
On November 13, Fredonia Presbyterian Church hosted a Thanksgiving Celebration for local participants in the COMPEER program. A delicious feast was prepared by the leadership of COMPEER and enjoyed by all. We are glad to host monthly COMPEER meetings here at the church and we look forward to this annual celebration.
The moment has come to celebrate. The food is packed on the truck for delivery, the hard work is done. The Fredonia Presbyterian Church volunteers, and friends gather to give thanks for the generosity of the community and the sense of satisfaction for a job well done. Over 4,800 lbs of food were collected in […]
On October 18, 2019, members of Fredonia Presbyterian Church have to sort the bags and boxes of food that come in. Some donations, for example, are glass jars and they must be separated out for safe transport. Expiration dates are also checked and perishable food is pulled out and packaged separately.
- Fredonia Food Pantry, Thirds Saturday of the month, 10 a.m. to noon.
- Feeding Fredonia Challenge, annual community wide food collectionn
- Equal Exchange Fair Trade Food Vendor, Fredonia Farmers’ Market
Earth Care Programs
Certified Earth Care Congregation of the Presbyterian Church USA
(this involves regular programs in the area of worship, education,
buildings and grounds, and community witness).
Maintenance of energy efficient guidelines and related policies
Support of, and involvement in, community Green programs such as
annual beach clean-up, electronic recycling and solar initiative.
Mental Health Ministry
- Host COMPEER Fellowship Ministry
- Mental Health Information and Advocacy Table
Support of local, national and international programs
- Collection of school supplies for area schools
- Regional drop off for disaster victim hygiene kitsssss
- Christmas Alternative Festival offering Fair Trade Handcrafted Gifts
- Support of Madagascar AIDS Orphanage and Presbyterian Education Board of Pakistan Girls education program