EASTMINSTER PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH

Serve in the community

The mission field is as close as our own backyard.  Here are a few ways you can serve Christ right here, right now:

7 Bridges — Lunch Bag Preparation

When:  4th Friday of the month, 7-9 pm.
Project: 7 Bridges ministers to the poorest people and the street dwellers of Atlanta. We join them to prepare bagged lunches that get distributed to homeless. These lunches are prepared on Friday nights, and delivered the next day. You can volunteer for Friday preparation, Saturday delivery or both.
Where: 2840 Plant Atkinson Road SE, Smyrna, GA 30080. You can meet hereat 7pm, or join the carpool that leaves from church at 6:30pm.
Contact: Linda Zollweg, lindajoz@hotmail.com
Find out more about 7 Bridges here.
Details:  This is suitable for children of all ages.

 

7 Bridges – Monthly Street Outreach

When: Every fourth Saturday, 11:45am-4pm
Project: Distribute lunches to needy in Atlanta.
Purpose: 7 Bridges ministers to the poorest people and the street dwellers of Atlanta. The Saturday after we prepared the bag lunches, we join them in an outreach where the lunches are handed out to people living under bridges, on the street, in abandoned houses and in housing projects.
Where: 2840 Plant Atkinson Road SE, Smyrna, GA 30080. After a short prayer meeting and explanation, we head out in a convoy to the different delivery points. You can meet us at 7 Bridges at 11:45am, or join the group that leaves the visitors parking in front of the sanctuary at 11:15am.
Contact: Linda Zollweg, lindajoz@hotmail.com
Find out more about 7 Bridges here.
Details: Children are welcome, but small children might struggle with being in the Atlanta weather extremes, summer and winter.

MUST Ministries — Monthly Dinner

When: 9th of every month, 5 – 7:15 pm
Project: Provide and serve an evening meal for between 60-70 people at MUST’s Elizabeth Inn
Purpose: MUST Ministries provides shelter, food and resources to those in need in our area
Where: MUST Elizabeth Inn, 55 Elizabeth Church Road, Marietta, GA 30060
Contact: Patti Cosson, 770-953-1895, pabu@att.net
Details: Pick up pre-prepared chicken dinners at Publix on Delk Road and take to the Elizabeth Inn and serve.

 

MUST Ministries — Summer Lunches

When: 3 consecutive Tuesdays in June, 10 – 11:15am
Project: Make 500 sandwiches and pack lunch bags each Tuesday. Several drivers also needed to take lunches to a designated place in Cobb County.
Purpose: Provides lunches for children who are on the free lunch program during the school year.  During the summer many of these children go without lunch.
Where: EPC Kitchen
Contact: Karen Miller, Karenmiller0@gmail.com, 678-522-5267
Details: Great for all ages!