The Country Store & Book Sale is fast approaching! September 19th will be here before you know it! In order for this fundraiser to be a success, we need things you can make, bake, grow and sew. Our Country Store should be filled with foods, desserts, candies, canned items, holiday items, quilted items, gift items, holiday items, crocheted and knitted items, jewelry, wood crafted items and all other types of beautiful ideas that can be created by our talented church family.
Campus Clean-Up Day
Saturday, August 29th
8 a.m – 12 noon
St. Martin’s has certainly done our part to re-stock the shelves of Metro CareRing! Organizations that provide food assistance in Colorado consistently run low on supplies this time of year. The pressures on families in need of assistance are great during the summer months when school age children are not receiving at least one, and occasionally two, meals through food programs at schools. Your donations help these families immensely.
This Sunday, July 26th, St. Martins will have our Loaves & Fishes In-gathering to benefit the Metro CareRing
This time of year the food pantry needs replenishment.
Please plan on donating nutritious, non-perishable items such as:
Veggies (corn, green beans, peas)
Fruit (peaches, pears, mixed fruit in light syrup)
Peanut Butter (any brand, smooth/creamy)
Beans (black, pinto, refried – canned and dry)
Canned Tuna (in water)
Entrees/Soups (canned chicken, chili w/ beans, vegetable soup)
Pasta and Pasta sauce
Breakfast items (whole-grain cereal, instant oatmeal, breakfast bars)
If you are unable to attend this Sunday, the back up collections day is Sunday August 2nd.
Let’s cover the Alter in food donations!
Matthew 14:13-21 New International Version (NIV), Jesus Feeds the Five Thousand
13 When Jesus heard what had happened, he withdrew by boat privately to a solitary place. Hearing of this, the crowds followed him on foot from the towns.
14 When Jesus landed and saw a large crowd, he had compassion on them and healed their sick.
15 As evening approached, the disciples came to him and said, “This is a remote place, and it’s already getting late. Send the crowds away, so they can go to the villages and buy themselves some food.”
16 Jesus replied, “They do not need to go away. You give them something to eat.”
17 “We have here only five loaves of bread and two fish,” they answered.
18 “Bring them here to me,” he said.
19 And he directed the people to sit down on the grass. Taking the five loaves and the two fish and looking up to heaven, he gave thanks and broke the loaves. Then he gave them to the disciples, and the disciples gave them to the people.
20 They all ate and were satisfied, and the disciples picked up twelve basketfuls of broken pieces that were left over.
21 The number of those who ate was about five thousand men, besides women and children.