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Help Is Available To Become Plastic Foam Free

We all want to be part of the solution the land fills and our earth is facing and become Plastic Foam Free….but aren’t quite sure what product to try in a world where things are new and untried.  How will it all work? You are in luck! United Churches is now able to partner with interested congregations and small businesses to provide some replacement cups and clam-shell-to-go-containers at no cost to you, to help you discover what will work best for you.

Thanks to an UMCOR (United Methodist Committee On Relief) Grant United Churches will purchase these materials soon. To apply to be part of this free program please fill out the short application.  Click here for application

God calls us to be responsible stewards of God’s creation. One of the most polluting substances we have in our communities is plastic foam, better known by the brand name Styrofoam®. Plastic foam takes anywhere from decades to millennia to decompose, and it releases toxic chemicals as it breaks down. Unfortunately, plastic foam is very common – in our trash, landfills, streets, and even our beloved rivers and streams. Such pollution sickens our natural world and breaks God’s heart. Thank you for caring!

YOU can also make a difference individually during the Lenten Season with the help of the calendar below

Try it for a day – a week – all of Lent – a lifetime
2/26 – Bring your own shopping bag to all stores
2/27 – Stop buying bottled water
2/28 – Say no to plastic straws
2/29 – Bring your own thermos/cup for coffee/tea
3/1 – Our First Commandment – Keep and tend the garden – Genesis 2:15
3/2 – Rethink your food storage
3/3 – Shop in bulk and refillables– bring your containers
3/4 – Carry metal utensils in the car
3/5 – Refuse plastic bags at the pharmacy or anywhere
3/6 – Shop at the Local Farmer’s Market – bring your bags
3/7 – Buy bakery items packaged in […]

It’s A Good Time To Get Some Soup!

Soup Sale for United Campus Ministry will be running through mid March.
The donation: $7.00 per quart
All soup freshly homemade then frozen.

Types:

Beef and Barley
Chicken Corn Chowder
Chicken and Wild Rice
Chili
Ham and Bean
Hot Sausage and Shrimp Gumbo
Italian Wedding
Potato with Chicken and Rivels
Spinach, Sausage and Tomato Tortellini
Tomato
Vegetable Beef Soup

Orders must be prepaid.

Click here for the order form  Soup Sale for United Campus Ministry Form 2020

Orders are needed by March 1st.
Quantities are limited, first ordered, first served.

Delivery will be between March 18th – 31st.  Tammey will contact you to arrange pick up or delivery. Soup will be delivered frozen.
All proceeds go toward our United Churches of Lycoming County United Campus Ministry.