By Avra Sullivan
On March 16, 2013, Shore Christian Fellowship, a non-denominational church in Queenstown, launched its newest ministry, Food for Thought. Seeing a need for a food bank in the Queen Anne’s County area that distributed more than just food, Food for Thought seeks to provide help and support for all their clients’ needs, including physical, emotional and spiritual. By reaching out to clients and building friendships, an opportunity for an even greater ministry is achieved. “We feel that it is the fundamental mandate and responsibility of the Church to not only speak of the love of God, but to show it by our actions,” says Shore Christian Fellowship pastor Tom Chandler.
Food for Thought has teamed up with other area organizations to combine efforts to reach and help those in our area who are struggling. “If we can’t help you directly, we will try to find someone who can.” Food for Thought distributes food and other items every Saturday from 9:00am to 10:30am at Shore Christian Fellowship, located at 7401 Main Street in Queenstown. Items such as non-perishable food, personal hygiene items and gently used coats, hats and blankets are given to those who come.
Food for Thought has a need not only for goods to be distributed, but for volunteers to help sort, organize and hand out food and other supplies. They also can use volunteers to help greet and interact with clients and assist with promotion by spreading the word and reaching out to businesses and area organizations that may be able to help. Monetary donations also are greatly appreciated and go towards purchasing items for the food bank.
For detailed information on Food for Thought or about how you can contribute or volunteer, visit their website at www.f4t.scfchurch.org. You also can email them at email@example.com or visit them on Facebook.