Outreach

Welcome to our Outreach Programs! We are dedicated to extending a helping hand beyond our walls. From serving the homeless and supporting local families to participating in broader outreach efforts, our initiatives embody the spirit of compassion and community.

Food and Hunger Group

Food and Hunger Group

At First Congregational United Church of Christ Sarasota, we’re passionate about addressing food insecurity and hunger in our community and beyond. Our Food and Hunger group is dedicated to serving those in need by providing community meals for the homeless to collecting donations for All Faiths Food Bank, we’re committed to making a difference. Join us in our mission to end hunger and create a brighter future for all.Our Food and Hunger group is dedicated to making a difference in the lives of those facing hunger and food insecurity.

Every month, we join hands with another local church to serve a community meal for the homeless, providing nourishment and companionship to those in need. Additionally, we actively collect food donations for All Faiths Food Bank, ensuring that families facing hunger have access to nutritious meals.

But our commitment to ending hunger doesn’t stop there. We’re proud supporters of Bread for the World, an organization dedicated to advocating for policies that address hunger and poverty on a global scale. Through our partnership with Bread for the World, we’re working towards a future where no one has to go hungry.

If you share our passion for ending hunger and want to make a difference in the lives of those in need, we invite you to join us. Together, we can create a world where everyone has access to the food they need to thrive.

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Easter Love Offering 2024

Easter Love Offering 2024

The Mission Team has turned its attention to Easter and the upcoming Easter Love Offering. We kept our covenants and our core values in mind as we made our selections. Easter is the time we send love and caring to our neighbors all over the Globe.

We have researched these organizations to ensure your dollars are spent wisely. Please give generously.

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Christmas Love Offering

Christmas Love Offering

Each year, our Mission Team hosts two major fundraisers: Christmas Love and Easter Love. During Christmas Love, our focus is on supporting local charities, while Easter Love extends our giving to national and worldwide charities.

For each Love Offering we select organizations aligned with our three covenants: Racial Justice, Open and Affirming, and Creation Justice as well as several non-profit organizations dedicated to helping our neighbors in need.

Thank you for your ongoing support. Together, we make a meaningful impact in our community.

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