Mark your calendars for two important worship services coming in December and January:
Homeless Persons' Memorial Service
Tuesday, December 21, 2021 at 5:00 pm
First Baptist Church of Hyannis
486 Main St
This service, held on the winter solstice, is a remembrance of all who have lost their lives over the past year who have experienced homelessness at some point in their lives.
Please join us...
The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Service of Commemoration
Sunday, January 16, 2022 at 3:00 pm
The Federated Church of Hyannis
320 Main Street
All are invited to gather either in person or virtually in celebration of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy on Sunday, January 16, 2022 at 3:00 p.m. This special interfaith service will be accessible onine at federatedchurch.org.
The Service will feature music, prayers and a good will offering to benefit the Scholarship Fund of the Cape Cod Chapter of the NAACP.
All are welcome.
Our programs are getting ready for Christmas! Please see the following Council Program News for more information and to learn how you can contribute.
Council Program News
A Baby Center
Last Christmas we served 512 children with a Santa Bag,
thanks to our generous donors!
Thankful Greetings to all of you,
Wow, the Santa Bag give away is upon us! I have to say it is one of the most exciting times of the year! If you have never been hands on for this event I strongly encourage you to be a part in some way so that you too can feel the magic of the season!! We are still looking for help next Wednesday. Contact me at email@example.com if you wish to volunteer.
Wednesday December 8
Meet at A Baby Center, 81 Willow Ave, Hyannis
- 10 am Unload truck and sort Santa gift bags by last name
Santa Bag Give Away is Thursday December 9 from 10-1pm
Director, A Baby Center
Please remember to bring and wear a mask!
I wish you all continued health and safety! I appreciate each of you! My thanks for all you do!
Job Opening at ABC!
A Baby Center has a position open for a part time Program Assistant. Position will be open until filled.
Assist the Program Director and Program Manager in accepting and sorting bulk donations of clothing and supplies. Refill stock as needed. Assure sufficient clothing and diaper bags for daily client visits. Perform other appropriate tasks as directed by the Program Director/Program Manager Position is for 12 hours/week. Full job description is available here. Please contact Robin Hayward at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 508-771-8157 to apply.
Thank you to Laurentide at Mashpee Commons for making A Baby Center the beneficiary
of their Holiday Craft Fair, to be held Sunday, December 19!
Hands of Hope Food Pantry and Outreach Center
Our long-awaited Christmas Program
will again be held in person this year, with appropriate safety precautions, from December 16 to 17
at our new venue, the First Congregational Church of Yarmouth on Route 6A in Yarmouth Port. Parents can register for an appointment to come and choose from a large display of toys,
books, games, and clothing items that they feel would be appropriate gifts for their children. Please call
Hands of Hope at 508-432-1312 to register.
We are collecting unwrapped
Christmas toys and teen gifts for ages 0-18. if anyone would like to donate, please contact us at 508-432-1312. Churches have been notified that we are requesting Christmas donations, including a list of toys and gifts that have been popular in the past. View the list here.
Hands of Hope could use your help
in the Pantry, Be in touch with Cathy Driscoll at 508-432-1312 to get involved.
Another way to be of assistance
is by donating funds, food for the Pantry, or items to sell in our Thrift Shop. Items that are popular purchases in the shop are jewelry, dishes, linens, seasonal decorations, and yarn. The Thrift Shop will be accepting donations until mid-December, after which time we will be closing for the winter.
Thank you for making our work possible!
Director, Hands of Hope Food Pantry and Outreach Center
Youth StreetReach, Homeless Ministries
Our next breakfast will be held Thursday, December 16th, 7 am at the First Baptist Church of Hyannis.
Thank you to the student volunteers from St. John Paul II High School for leading this breakfast.
We welcome both youth and adult volunteers!
Since we began our program in 2007, we now have youth who were not born when we began! If you would like to be part of this ministry, contact me at 508-776-6059 or email@example.com.
Director, Youth StreetReach
Faith Family Kitchen
The Kitchen will be celebrating with a special Christmas dinner for all our guests on Wednesday December 22 using our "to go" model from 5:30 - 6:30. On the menu will be roasted turkey (donated by the Pavillion Rehabilitation and Nursing Center) with all the special holiday fixin's from our wonderful Chef/Director, Cathy Cugini and her team of amazing volunteers. Please note that we will then be offering two nights of rest and will be closed on Christmas Eve, Friday December 24 and New Year's Eve, Friday, December 31.
We wish you a happy holiday season.
Job Opening at FFK!
Per Diem Cook needed to implement meals served at Faith Family Kitchen on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Full job description available here
. To apply, submit cover letter, resume and three references to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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