The Christian Center offers breakfast and hot lunch to the community daily. About 12,000 people a year get to enjoy the food and companionship at these gatherings.
Free meals: Breakfast -9 a.m.-11 a.m. and lunch- 12 p.m. are served Monday through Friday. No registration required and open to All.
In addition, the Center hosts a daily client choice food pantry where lower income individuals and families can choose from a wide variety of healthy foods for use at home. In the summer and fall, the pantry is the beneficiary of the many farms in the area to offer locally grown fresh fruit and vegetables. The pantry serves more than 2500 households a year.
Food pantry hours: Monday and Tuesday 9:30-11: 30 am and Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 to 2:30 pm. Please bring proof of income, residency and household size to register to receive food or items from the Boutique. Emergencies are accommodated when possible.
Thanksgiving Day is a time of special celebration at The Center. A multitude of volunteers and staff prepare and serve over 100 delicious meals, while more volunteers distribute over 350 meals to shut-ins.
Christmas time is celebrated with a special meal, a holiday party for teens and, working with other agencies, holiday gifts for a large number of deserving children.
The Center collaborates with agencies that provide free basic health screenings cooking and nutrition lessons, and Narcan training.