Great Days of Service kicks off Wednesday
By Sherrie Williams
The 10th annual Ministerial Alliance Great Days of Service will kickoff Wednesday with a 7 a.m. prayer meeting at First Baptist Family Center.
There are 140 volunteers signed up to help with the event.
There are 12 Home Improvement projects and 11 Operation Eden projects that will be tackled by volunteers.
The work will be done throughout the day Wednesday and will wrap-up after youth groups from local churches pick up donated canned goods from houses.
If you wish to donate canned food items organizers ask that you have the items ready that you would like to contribute.
Other areas that will be focused on are nursing home visitations, public servants meal, sewing group, and operation clean street (clearing out trash on our local roads).
Thursday, Home Improvement and Operation Eden work will be done by volunteers throughout the day as well as visitations to the Iowa Park nursing home clients.
At 12 p.m. a Public Servants Meal will be offered for school workers, police officers, firefighters, EMTs and other city workers at noon Thursday, April 14, at the First Baptist Family Center.
Meals can be picked up or eaten there. Call First Baptist at 940-592-2157, a few days in advance, if you have a large group that will be coming.
Friday Home Improvement and Operation Eden work will continue throughout the day as well as nursing home visits.
Saturday events will start to wrap up with Home Improvement and Operation Eden work as well as, Clean Street crews cleaning up roadways and at noon a Great Days of Service Worker’s Lunch.
At 6 p.m. Sunday Great Days of Service celebration at First Baptist Family Christian Center.
Ministerial Alliance churches involved in Great Days of Service include: Faith Baptist, First Baptist, First United Methodist, Grace Tabernacle, and Lakeview Church of God.