January 23, Thursday: 51
Lamar Graham, for safe travels home next week!
Cheryl VanDeusen, as she continues to recover from rotator cuff surgery
Out of Office
As you may know, our director Lamar Graham is on vacation through February 1. He will be visiting Georgetown, Guyana, and we look forward to his return next week. In the meantime, should you have any questions or concerns, please contact Amy Caskie, Missions Administrator at (614) 488-0681 Ext. 106.
Inclement Weather Policy
Heart to Heart will make every attempt to remain open during regular business hours unless there is a Level 3 Snow Emergency in Franklin County. In the event we are closed, we will make note on our voicemail, on our Facebook page and here on our webpage. Volunteers for the day will be notified via email as soon as a decision to close has been made
Cooking from the Heart
“Here are some pictures from the January, 16 cooking class. We made shepherds pie, popovers and Heather made a great fruity salmon salad with canned salmon from the pantry. Thanks everyone! Sorry to miss Mary and David Garvin this month. Hope to have a “crew” back next month, for the February 20 class. Good health, safe travels and happy days until then!”
Diane Sturges, Cooking Class Coordinator
MLK Day of Service
OSU students on Martin Luther King Day of Service. They stocked cupboards, carried stock, packaged diapers and pet food, flattened bags, cut paper for bins, helped me rearrange, etc. This was a terrific group of kids. They were all helpful and interested in our pantry.”
Melody Smiley, Volunteer Stocking Coordinator
Hello from South America!
Lamar sent an email with a couple of photos from his trip to Guyana and a message to share:
“Took a visit to St. George Cathedral in Georgetown, Guyana. Coincidentally, it’s located on church street and is a National Monument known as the “wooden church”. Here is me of course, taking a selfie at the Botanical Gradens. This place would be the equivalent to our Franklin Park Conservatory, except, of course, for their palm trees. Neverthless ,a beautiful place. Another cool thing here are their water lilies. In fact, a water lily is their national flower and is named after the queen of England Victoria Regia.”
Powell Senior Living
“We were recently visited by some residents and staff of Powell Senior Living (PSL). During the holidays, PSL displayed a giving tree in their lobby decorated with hats and scarves donated by the residents with the purpose of giving them to Heart to Heart clients. Many of the beautiful items were handmade by the knitting club of PSL. We know our clients will love these and we appreciate their efforts.”
Sandra Young, Stocking Volunteer
Friday, February 7, 6 – 8:30 pm
Grace Hall, First Community North
This family-friendly event held at the North Campus of First Community Church includes square dancing, pizza, a raffle and fun for the whole family! Proceeds raised at the event benefit Heart to Heart, an important mission of the church. Professional calling by Eddie Powell; no previous square dancing experience required. Can’t wait to see ya’ll there!
Volunteers are needed both prior to and during the event. From selling tickets and entries during worship on Sundays, to donating food items, there is an opportunity for everyone to contribute. View the opportunities and sign up online by clicking the button above.
Between 30 and 40 smaller prizes and packages ranging in value from $20-$250 will be raffled off at the Hoedown. Entrants are required to be in attendance to win these items and tickets can not be purchased ahead-of-time for the traditional raffle items.
Each admission includes one raffle ticket which will be given when you check in at the registration table. Additional tickets will be available during the event for the cost of $1 per ticket or $5 for 6 tickets.
Grand Prize Raffle
- Short North Romantic Date Night Package valued at $1250
- Bluejackets Experience Package valued at $850
Two grand prize packages are offered for raffle and winners will be chosen the night of the Hoedown. Unlike the traditional raffle items, winners are not required to be in attendance to receive the grand prize raffle packages. Raffle entries can be purchased ahead-of-time online or at tables after Sunday worship, and will be available for a limited time on the night of the Hoedown.
Cost for entries in the Grand Prize raffle:
- 1 Raffle Entry $25
- 3 Raffle Entries $50
- 7 Raffle Entries $100
And what does the Lord
require of you
But to do justly,
To love mercy,
And to walk humbly
with your God?
Micah 6:8 NKJ
Our mission at Heart to Heart is to respond to God’s commandment to love one another.
Our vision of Heart to Heart is to model God’s love by:
Cultivating a loving community
Honoring individual gifts
Feeding bodies and souls
…and seeing everyone as a child of God