The Mission of First Congregational United Church of Christ is to WORSHIP God, WELCOME all who seek God, and EXPRESS our faith in actions.
First Congregational United Church of Christ Foods Resource Bank Growing Project
2016 FRB Harvest Celebration
Corn, from our hands to theirs...
Planting the FRB Corn Crop
Foods Resource Bank Growing Project
FRB growing project
FIRST CONGREGATIONAL UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST
FOODS RESOURCE BANK GROWING PROJECT
“A Christian Response to World Hunger”
First Congregational United Church of Christ is sponsoring a Foods Resource Bank growing project. This mission project began in 2006 and this is our ninth crop. This is how it works. A church member has donated 5 acres of farmland and will donate the labor and equipment to plant and grow a corn crop. The church will provide the money for seed, fertilizer, fuel, and other needs for planting the crop. When the crop is sold, the money realized will be sent to Foods Resource Bank. This money will be used to buy supplies and provide instruction to create a sustainable food program in a country in the developing world. Through this program First Congregational UCC has helped people in Kenya, Bosnia, Nicaragua, the Dominican Republic and North Korea to experience the dignity and pride of feeding themselves and their families. For more information about Foods Resource Bank, visit www.foodsresourcebank.org.
Every night 800,000,000 people go to bed hungry somewhere in the world. Today 25,000 people will die of hunger or hunger related causes. With our Foods Resource Bank growing project, WE ARE MAKING A DIFFERENCE, one village at a time!
Corn seed for our growing project has been donated by Pat McClure of Pioneer Seed.
If you are interested in hearing more about this project, contact Sue Bunselmeyer or the other Outreach Ministry members.