Clothing and Food Giveaway – Wednesday’s from 8am-12pm, Gentlyused clothes, shoes, jackets, school supplies and household items for needy families are set out for distribution to the surrounding community. Thousands of pounds of donated bread, fruits and vegetables feed 100 plus families throughout the week.
Thanksgiving Dinner- Each year, families and individuals in the Joseph Avenue Community come together and enjoy 400-500 free dinners between noon and 4pm. Volunteers from 20 different churches prepare and serve food the Saturday before Thanksgiving with the homemade mashed potatoes being the biggest hit!
Christmas Celebration – A community gathering to celebrate the birth of our Lord Jesus Christ is always blessed by gifts for 100 plus families from our “Angel Tree” program. This program places Christmas trees with gift request cards in all of our supporting churches around Rochester. Food baskets for the holidays are often collected for and provided as well.
Newsletters– Our “mission field” includes the sharing of Jesus’ message through a weekly newsletter with the hundreds of people who come by 942 Joseph Avenue looking for clothing or food items. Topics are pertinent to what is happening in their lives and offer them hope of salvation through the unconditional love of our Lord Jesus Christ. Enjoy these weekly messages by visiting our “Newsletters” section under “About Us”
Isaiah 43:1 I have called you by name, you are mine.
Community Lutheran Ministry, Inc.
942 Joseph Avenue Rochester, NY 14621 P: 585.338.2420