Has your church been looking for a way to help in the crisis at the US / Mexico border? Here are two collections of supplies that your church can contribute to now. Our fellow UCC churches are doing the work at the border directly with both the children and adults who are coming across the border, being detained, and being released. This is a tangible way to make God’s love and justice real and a way for us to help our sister churches doing the work.
If you do decide to participate, please send a picture of your church with a blurb about your collections to the Immigration, Refugee, and Asylum Task Team so that we can have your church featured in Ever Flowing Streams, our conference justice and witness newsletter, and on our web page. Your blurb and photographs, and any questions, can be emailed to email@example.com.
The Southwest Conference United Church of Christ in Collaboration with Justice Witness Ministries and Global Ministries request our UCC Churches to collect these items to help those in need. Supplies Needed at the US/Mexico Border:
travel size toothpaste
coloring books and crayons for kids
Items can be mailed to :
Good Shepherd UCC
17750 South La Cañada Drive
Sahuarita, AZ 85629
First Church United Church of Christ of Phoenix, Mission and Outreach, “Light of the World” is collecting the following items. They are serving about 100 people per week.
Boxed Tuna or Chicken Salad with crackers
Nuts in small bags or flip flop top tins
Diapers sizes 1-4
Small packages of wipes
Women’s feminine hygiene (no tampons)
Small lap top blankets – polar fleece are great
New or gently used backpacks or tote bags (no purse size or smaller bags)
Items can be mailed to:
c/o First Congregational United Church of Christ of Phoenix
1407 North 2nd Street
Phoenix, AZ 85004
Main Office: 1 Badger Road, Framingham, MA 01702, General Email: firstname.lastname@example.org, 508-875-5233, 508-875-5485 (fax)
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