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The Black Church Farm Network

The Black Church Farm Network There has been for this past Black History Month a 4-week, Tuesday night, Zoom session run by the Pastor Heber Brown III. A verbally colorful man who speaks with much passion about food and land in the Black community. He can talk and talk and

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Alternatives to Food Pantries

In honor of Black History Month, I want to begin talking about food self-sufficiency rather than food charity. It is a given that within our church community, we must rely on delivering food by distributing donations and actively seeking donations. Christ Episcopal Church has no land. We barely have enough

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News and More 2.8.24

The Food Pantry re-opened its doors on Saturday, February 3. More than 300 people showed up along with a large roster of volunteers.   With the emptying out of the two storage rooms for painting and new floors, along with better refrigerator and freezer capacities, the half of the Fellowship

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Letting Some Numbers Speak

Recently, I attended a meeting at Mount Airy Casino where the Pocono Chamber of Commerce presented one of their overviews of the economic situation in Monroe County.They distributed a several page report on job trends, wages, industry overviews and a detailed demographic of those working in Monroe County and the

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The Future looks Good 1.25.24

The Future Looks Good No one wants to project an indefinite need for a food pantry. Yet, given the present circumstances in our area, it is safe to predict that the CEC Food Pantry will be a necessary ministry for the time being. If you attended the recent Annual Meeting

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Food Pantry Volunteer Training

Food Pantry Volunteer Training Volunteer training is a necessary aspect of any well run organization that relies heavily on those willing to give of their time. We, at CEC, are blessed to have a large roster of volunteers who jump in to lend a hand often and happily.   Getting

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