Allied Churches of Alamance County is a non-profit organization which provides shelter for the homeless and daily meals for those in need. We have supported Allied Churches for many years. We give financial support every quarter.


When, in response to a local crisis, Allied Churches decided to open a food pantry on short notice, Saint Andrew's and our members provided the needed shelving and food storage racks.


During May, we're collecting canned goods to replenish their food pantry, but we're also accepting monetary donations. To learn about the specific needs of Allied Churches, visit the needs page of their website.


Community Garden


Our Community Garden marks its fifth year in 2015.  We provide space for ten large gardens. We coordinate the plowing, fertilizing and irrigation.  Participating gardener from the neighborhood contribute to offset the cost of the water.  Every Spring we gather with our neighbors to bless the Garden, pray for a bountiful harvest, and celebrate being together.

 

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Foster Children


The Saint Andrew's Foster Children Ministry is conducted by Sharon Ranew. Last year Sharon’s ministry celebrated its tenth anniversary. 


Sharon, known as "The Cake Lady", provides every Foster Child in Alamance County with a home-baked birthday cake with candles on their birthday. She also gives them a birthday card and a picture frame. Last year Sharon also provided each child with a fleece throw at Christmas and toiletries throughout the year.


In 2008 Saint Andrew’s received the Bishop’s award in recognition of Sharon's wonderful ministry and service to the community. Bishop Marble recommended Saint Andrew's to the Wolfe family when they were looking to endow a small church in North Carolina to assist their outreach efforts.  The income from the endowment supports not only The Foster Children ministry but all our outreach endeavors.

 


 







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Allied Churches

 

Allied Churches of Alamance County is a non-profit organization which provides shelter for the homeless and daily meals for those in need. We have supported Allied Churches for many years. We give financial support every quarter.


When, in response to a local crisis, Allied Churches decided to open a food pantry on short notice, Saint Andrew's and our members provided the needed shelving and food storage racks. To learn about the specific needs of Allied Churches, visit the needs page of their website.

 

Our congregation also contributed over 1,000 diapers to Allied Church’s 2013 Spring Diaper Drive.

 

In 2013 we participated with Holy Comforter in providing one of the evening meals at Allied Churches.  In 2014 Saint Andrew’s provided an entire meal for two hundred people at Allied Churches.

 



The Mebane Dogwood Festival

 

Last April at the Mebane Dogwood Festival, Saint Andrew's shared a booth with Allied Churches. The theme of the booth was “Feed the Hungry”. We gave away free popcorn (always very popular) and bottled water. We collected donations and provided great exposure for Allied Churches and their critical mission to feed people in need in Alamance County.

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