Ongoing ministries include the Oscar J. Pope Elementary School backpack ministry providing weekend supplemental food to needy students, and the Quilting ministry which sews quilts for Lutheran World Relief.  Coordinates individual Thrivent grants.  Provides meeting space for Twelve Step Groups (AA, NA, & OA).

Dan Stoller, Chairperson

Each month a different group is focused.   Plans for 2023 include:

January Oscar J. Pope food collection for the Backpack Ministry VISTE collection food items VISTE collection of clothes
February Oscar J. Pope food collection for the Backpack Ministry CROP WALK collection for food
March Oscar J. Pope food collection for the Backpack Ministry Anchor House for Boys
April Oscar J. Pope food collection for the Backpack Ministry ELCA God's Global Barnyard
May Oscar J. Pope food collection for the Backpack Ministry Resurrection (REZ) House in Dade City -- food & clothing needs for migrant workers
June Oscar J. Pope food collection for the Backpack Ministry VISTE food items
July Oscar J. Pope food collection for the Backpack Ministry
August Oscar J. Pope food collection for the Backpack Ministry Oscar J. Pope Elementary School -- school supplies
September Oscar J. Pope food collection for the Backpack Ministry SPCA -- food, toys, treats, towels, blankets, donations
October Oscar J. Pope food collection for the Backpack Ministry Talbot House -- donations, clothing
November Oscar J. Pope food collection for the Backpack Ministry Oscar J. Pope Thanksgiving dinner Cops for Kids -- toys for Christmas
December Oscar J. Pope food collection for the Backpack Ministry Christmas gift tree