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Thanksgiving Baskets Support Local Families

In partnership with Highlands Community Ministries, Highland Presbyterian Church will be collecting non-perishable 15225468733_504504c866_kfood items in October and November. We will build Thanksgiving Baskets for 40 families in our community. If you can help, please bring food items in the collection bins in Fellowship Hall and the Walker-Nevin Building. The last day to drop off food is Friday, November 17.
Here are two exciting ways to serve:
  • Pack Baskets: Saturday, November 18th at 10am in Fellowship Hall
  • Deliver baskets after worship 12:15pm on Sunday, November 19th (from the sanctuary)
 Thanksgiving Basket “Shopping List” 

This is a list of items that will go into each basket. Please bring as you can, or go shopping for an entire basket.

  • Money toward gift cards for each family to buy the right turkey for themselves (make checks out to Highland Presbyterian Church and put “Thanksgiving Basket” on the memo line. Please bring or send to church office).
  • Cans of sweet potatoes/yams
  • Cans or Packets of gravy15858950346_bbaef34cc4_k
  • Boxes of dressing/stuffing
  • Cans of Green Beans, peas, mixed veggies
  • Cans of Corn and Cranberry Sauce
  • Instant Potatoes
  • Mac & Cheese
  • Dessert: brownie or cake mix & frosting, and Pumpkin pie filling
  • Boxes (we need boxes for packing the items into)

We plan on adding some pantry staples, please also offer:

  • Rice, beans or pasta.
  • Canned fruit
  • Peanut Butter

Please place them in the collection bins in the coat closet area of Fellowship Hall or in the Walker-Nevin Building. Donations accepted until 11/17!

Come help assemble baskets on Saturday 11/18 at 10am in the church Dining Room.

Sign up to deliver baskets on Sunday, November 19 here.

PACT January Collection

Each January, Highland Presbyterian Church helps stock the shelves at Portland Avenue Community Trust, a ministry of Portland Avenue Presbyterian Church. Each week through the month of January, Church in the World Committee will feature a different item to collect. Week 1: Peanut Butter, Week 2: Paper Products (paper towel, tissue, & toilet), Week 3: Pasta & Sauce (no glass), Week 4: Canned Vegetables. Please deposit items in the mission bins located in the Fellowship Hall coat closets (located in the church building).