North Shore Voices to End Homelessness

Educational Forum & Legislative Breakfast Homeless Advocacy Forums Flyer

30th Annual International Food Fair!

February 1, 2014 11:00 – 2:00 First Church Swampscott

North Shore Voices to End Homelessness

Many North Shore families and youth lack food and shelter. Especially vulnerable are the children involved. You can learn more about this crisis and how you can help end it by attending a public forum on Sunday, March 24th at 2:30 pm, at the First Church of Swampscott Congregational, 40 Monument Ave in Swampscott. The

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The Pilgrim’s are returning Saturday 22nd!

The Pilgrim’s (formerly of Ecclesia Ministries, now of St. Paul’s Boston, now also known also as MANNA *) are a few days away from their return visit.  You may remember that these are homeless, or formerly homeless individuals, who are walking from Boston to W. Newbury over 4 days in September.  I am writing to

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Gulf Coast SPOTlight

*  Mission Trips to the Gulf Coast We have traveled to the Gulf Coast 6 times since Hurricane Katrina struck in August 2005, working on rebuilding projects in Mississippi and Louisiana.  Here are some pictures from a trip in 2008.  

Hope for Creativity SPOTlight

Hope for Creativity This youth lead organization was founded by Swampscott teen Moira Landry. Its main purpose is providing drawstring backpacks filled with a variety of age appropriate art supplies to homeless children between the ages of 2 and 18 in the state of Massachusetts, called art packs. All of the supplies are provided by community

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Winter 2012 Missions Outreach

“To reach out to those in need and serve as a beacon to the community”, excerpt from the mission statement of First Church Missions activity at First Church was quite vigorous through the Christmas Holidays, and continues into the New Year.  As our Christmas Offering, a generous donation of over $4100 was sent off to

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Feb 4, 2012 – International Food Fair to benefit Habitat for Humanity

  Come enjoy delicious food, and fantastic auction items. ALL proceeds benefit Habitat for Humanity. 11:00 – 2:00, 40 Monument Ave., Swampscott MA.

Alternative Gift Market – December 18th After Church

Alternative Gift Market – opens for the annual Alternative Gift sale. Pick up a catalog on the Opportunities Table to choose projects that will have meaning for your special recipients. Any amount of money for each project is accepted. You will be given a card and a description of the project that you choose. What

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Care Packages for College Students

Text to come here about this incredible program!