•Colbert Baptist Church, 65 South Fifth Street, will distribute food and have an open clothes closet on the second Tuesday of each month from 10 a.m. until noon. For additional information, call the church office at 706-788-2214.
•Freedom Church of God, 3428 Neese-Commerce Road (Madison County), will provide free food boxes July 20 and Aug. 17, 10:30 a.m. to noon. Organizers say recipients must be present to receive a box. Volunteers should arrive at 9 a.m. to help set up and distribute boxes. Recipients should not arrive until 10:30 a.m. as the parking lot gates will be closed. “You will remain in your car and drive through,” organizer said. “We will wear masks and gloves and practice social distancing.” For more information, call 706-789-2102.
•New Grace Church, 373 Pottery Factory Drive, Commerce, offers Celebrate Recovery meetings every Thursday evening. Doors open at 6 p.m., dinner is served at 6:30 p.m. and the meeting begins at 7 p.m. All meetings are free and open to the public, organizers said. “Come join us in finding healing from our hurts, habits, and hang-ups together,” organizers said.
•Moon’s Grove Baptist Church, 1985 Moon’s Grove Church Road, Colbert, will distribute free food and clothes on the fourth Wednesday of each month from 10 a.m. to noon, unless there is a change because of a holiday. The remaining dates for 2021 are: July 28, Aug. 25, Sept. 22, Oct. 27, Nov. 17 and Dec. 22. For more information, call 706-795-2063 or go to www.moonsgrovebaptist.com.
•Gordon's Chapel United Methodist Church, Hull, will hold its monthly food giveaway and clothes closet on the third Friday of the month, from 9 to 10 a.m. In 2021, the dates are: July 16, Aug. 20, Sept. 17, Oct. 15, Nov. 19 and Dec. 17. “These food and clothes giveaways are held for those who are in need of food for their immediate family,” church leaders said. “Please note that all food and clothes distributions are on a first-come, first-serve basis and that it is fully funded by Gordon's Chapel UMC,” church leaders stated. “For food distribution, Gordon’s Chapel works in coordination with the NEGA Food Bank. The food bank is held at the Sanford Community Center, 6495 Nowhere Road, and is currently operating as a drive-through. The clothes closet is held in the green building next to the community center and will observe social distance guidelines. Please stay in your vehicle when you arrive at either location and follow signs and volunteer directions.”
•Gordon’s Chapel United Methodist Church, 6625 Nowhere Road, Hull, is holding regular services with social distancing required and masks recommended. Services are also streamed live on Facebook as well. Services are held Sunday mornings at 10 a.m. Sunday School is held prior to each service at 9 a.m. “If you are interested in joining us online or in person, please contact Rev. Andy Hargrove at 706-548-6616,” church leaders stated. “You can also message Gordon's Chapel on Facebook.”
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