Prosper United Methodist Church and its second worshiping community, The Mission, invite Prosper residents to participate in an afternoon of meaningful service Sunday, April 10 at Cockrell Elementary School.
Kids Against Hunger, an international hunger relief agency, will benefit from the preparation and packaging of more than 27,000 nutritious meals which will be delivered to Puerto Lempira, Honduras for the children and families in La Mosquitia.
Now in its fourth year, Prosper United Methodist Church Senior Minister Rev. Jason McConnell said the effort is just one of the ways the congregation works to embrace a popular tenant shared among Christians and United Methodists.
“John Wesley, the founder of the Methodist movement, once said ‘Do all the good you can. By all the means you can. In all the ways you can. In all the places you can. At all the times you can. To all the people you can. As long as ever you can.’ Supporting organizations such as Stop Hunger Now through our monetary gifts and our service is one of the ways we’ve found as a community to live into John Wesley’s vision for serving our neighbors,” said McConnell.
The annual event is held in the Cockrell Elementary School gymnasium and is made possible by volunteers from across the community. Children as young as eight years old are welcome to serve, and younger children are invited to serve alongside their parents.
The event begins at 4 p.m. and lasts until 6 p.m., and pre-registration is not required. For additional information, contact the Prosper United Methodist Church office at 972-347-2372, visit prosperumc.org, or facebook.com/prosperumc.
About Prosper United Methodist Church:
Prosper United Methodist Church has a rich tradition of serving neighbors locally and globally, and showing hope through hunger relief has been a staple of its missional activities for many years: More than 25 years ago, the church set out to address hunger issues in the local community by launching the Bethlehem Place community food pantry.