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Freeman Chapel CME Church Implements Campaign

Nov 2013: Freeman Chapel CME Church (Ashdown, Arkansas) has dedicated itself to addressing the needs of children in poverty. Working in partnership with the Pan-Methodist Campaign for Children in Poverty, the Church has decided to:

  • Utilize announcements during Sunday worship and on the Church’s main bulletin board for presenting information on employment, housing, and poverty in their local community.
  • Expand their involvement in “One Church – One School” through an “alternative high school”, and to provide Thanksgiving and Christmas Food baskets to needy families.
  • Recruit church members to volunteer at local schools as tutors and special event workers.
  • Collect donations, every three months, of clothes, shoes, and household items for the local Domestic Violence Prevention Resale Shop.

Reported by Mrs. Lynn White, CME Liaison (Arkansas Region).