Merry Christmas 2016
There are many different ways to mark the holiday season. But for many of those who have participated on our yearly ecumenical fellowship, there is no better way to celebrate the birth of Christ than through Bethlehem on Board Street. As we move into the coldest part of the year, there are many families and individuals with deep and immediate needs for food and clothing. This is particularly true in today’s troubled economy.
Saturday , December 4. 2016 - Food, gently used clothes, toys and school supplies will be distributed to 250 invited families by Project Help Clothing Ministry from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Crosswoods Baptist Church 5075 Cleveland Avenue, Columbus, OH 43231 Call Sandy Watters-Holley at (614) 475-9615 to donate or to volunteer.
Saturday, December 10, 2016 - Over 1200 food boxes with gift certificates for perishable foods will be given out from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Broad Street United Methodist Church, 501 E. Broad Street. For information:. Call 614-221-4571. Rob Hazlett is the general coordinator.
Christmas Day , December 25, 2016 - The Christmas Celebration of Jesus’ birthday will be celebrated at the First Congregational Church, 444 E. Broad Street (next to the Art Museum); The doors will open at 8:30 a.m. At 8:45 a.m. we will have a 9:00 a.m. worship service as well as our traditional Advent and Communion Services in the morning followed by dinner being served from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. There will be hospitality, caroling, entertainment, gifts, toiletries, children activities and free phone calls (There will be no carry-out meals and no transportation.
What can I do?
Bethlehem on Broad Street is run entirely by volunteers. About 1,000 volunteers will be needed to carry out all these events.
TO VOLUNTEER, please call (614) 228-7338 or email us after December 2.
To view the volunteer opportunities, select the type of volunteer service you prefer on the right-hand side of the screen. This is a great opportunity for you and your family to participate in this special mission in our community.