Fellowship Groups: Food and Meals Ministry

Know Jesus as Lord, Grow in Faith, Go and Serve Others

-Jarvis Older Youth (JOY) Club - Meets the first Monday of each month in the Taft Christian Life Center (building adjacent to the Police Station and located beside the Jarvis Preschool Playground) for a catered lunch, fellowship and a small program. Contact Rev. Bill Sherman at 252-752-3101 or billsherman.jarvis@gmail.com for more information.

-Men's Prayer Breakfast meets every Friday at 7 am at Cypress Glen (100 Hickory Street, Greenville, NC 27858). Contact Pastor Jon Strother for more info at: jstrother@nccumc.org. 

-United Methodist Men's breakfast meets at 7 am the first Sunday of each month. Contact United Methodist Men's President, Stephen Thomas, for more information at: thomass@ecu.edu.

Ways to Serve

-BackPack Pals collects food items for school-age children who have limited food in their homes. The food is distributed on Fridays during the school year in order for children to have food on the weekends. Contact Beth Griffin at ncgriff2@aol.com.

-Bereavement Teams are organized teams that provide a family a meal after the death of a loved one. Contact Mary Gladys Waters at: almgwaters@embarqmail.com. 

-Eucharist Ministry takes communion to and visits homebound members. Contact Nina Paul Vinson at: ninapaulvinson@embarqmail.com.

-Feed My Sheep (Food Pantry) - bags of food are packaged and handed out to those Pitt County residents in need of food items. Contact Bill and Beanie Taylor at: billnbeanie@suddenlink.net. 

-Shelter Meal meets the fourth Friday night of each month from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm at the Taft Christian Life Center kitchen to prepare meals, transport and serve the prepared meals at the Community Crossroads Shelter. Contact Jeff and Ann Boswell at: jeffwboswell@gmail.com. 

-Meal Train is an online platform that helps organize meals to church families with needs. Susan Cox (swcox64@gmail.com)