“For I was hungry and you gave me food, I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink, I was a stranger and you welcomed me.”
The Hendersonville Samaritan Association Help Center has some immediate needs right now for their food pantry! Please consider helping by donating the following items – they can be placed in the bins at the rear of the church on the porch next to the Community Room door. The bins are clearly marked. Thank you!!
- Big cans of soup like Progresso or Campbells (18 oz)Spaghetti Sauce
- Crackers that come in sleeves (like Saltines)
- Canned fruit like peaches, pears, oranges, fruit cocktail, etc. in large cans (12 oz or 15 oz, not individual servings)
St. Timothy Bluebirds is an educational, social, service, and spiritual group for members and friends over age 50 who join together once a month for a weekday outing or event. Bluebirds provides monthly opportunities for building friendships through fellowship, food and local activities to include tours, theater, lunch and dinner outings, and more! The group meets the second Tuesday of each month. Membership is open to all.
The St. Timothy Community Garden was established to provide fresh produce for non-profit organizations that distribute food to those in need. You don’t have to have a green thumb to be a part of this ministry, just a desire to help.
When life is turned upside down, the St. Timothy Dinner Angels bring a little relief and warm comfort to our members. Whether someone has returned home from the hospital, a family has lost a loved one, or a member is experiencing a serious illness or has special needs, the Dinner Angels are ready to help with a meal for the entire household.
Each year, members from St. Timothy participate in the Sumner County Habitat for Humanity’s Apostles Build to help build a home for a qualified candidate from Sumner County. From time to time, members also assist with special critical repair projects for seniors or veterans in the community.
Throughout the year, members and visitors can place food donations of canned goods and non-perishable items for the Hendersonville Samaritan Association and the food pantry in Gallatin in the basket provided in the narthex.
Quilters meet the second Saturday of each month to make quilts for Lutheran World Relief. These quilts are distributed around the world to those in need. Whether used to stay warm; carry babies, food, or goods for sale; or as a room divider, quilts let the people receiving them know they are loved.
The Men of St. Timothy (MOST) meet regularly on the fourth Saturday of the month to discuss ways they can serve the church and community. Whether it’s building shelves, moving furniture, hanging banners or cooking Easter Breakfast, MOST brings helping hands to all areas of St. Timothy.
The Red Cross holds blood drives regularly in St. Timothy’s Founders Hall so congregation members and folks from the community can roll up their sleeves for this life-giving donation. Dates are listed well in advance in the weekly bulletin, the Weekly Update, the monthly Tidings, Facebook, and Twitter.
Keeping East Main Street beautiful! As part of the Tennessee Adopt-A-Highway program, the St. Timothy Road Warriors pull on their gloves and grab their garbage bags once a quarter to clean up our section of East Main Street in Hendersonville. Volunteers are always welcome. Scheduled on Saturday mornings four times a year, dates are announced well in advance in the monthly Tidings, weekly bulletins, and on social media.
Trinity/HOPE raises money and administers programs to provide hot nutritious daily meals to the children, teachers and cooks in Christian schools in Haiti. St. Timothy is proud to be a partner with Trinity/Hope, providing 315+ meals daily for schoolchildren as a sponsor of the Fond Baptiste school. Donations are accepted at any time.