Kids at Gary United Methodist Church in Wheaton help homeless veterans

  • Kids at Gary United Methodist Church made cards to thank veterans for their service. Church volunteers will deliver the cards and donated cleaning supplies and personal hygiene items to Midwest Shelter for Homeless Veterans in Wheaton.

    Kids at Gary United Methodist Church made cards to thank veterans for their service. Church volunteers will deliver the cards and donated cleaning supplies and personal hygiene items to Midwest Shelter for Homeless Veterans in Wheaton. Courtesy of Gary United Methodist Church

 
 
Updated 2/1/2022 7:33 PM

Children at Gary United Methodist Church in Wheaton collected cleaning supplies and personal hygiene items to donate to the Midwest Shelter for Homeless Veterans.

During their Kids' Church time, they made more than 40 cards to give to the veterans.

 

Every month, kids age 3 through fifth grade have what they call "Helping Hands."

It's a Sunday when they use their hands to help a charitable organization -- locally, nationally or even globally.

The Midwest Shelter for Homeless Veterans is a nonprofit agency that provides housing, supportive services and community outreach to help homeless and at-risk veterans and their families achieve self-sufficiency.

To learn more about the Midwest Shelter for Homeless Veterans, go to helpaveteran.org.

Gary United Methodist Church offers a 9 a.m. Sunday worship in the sanctuary, complete with Kids' Church, plus livestreaming and recorded worship at garychurch.org.

After the worship service, you can enjoy Sunday school for all ages, plus a coffee hour called "Special Blend." Gary United Methodist Church has vibrant music, kids, youth and adult ministries, plus opportunities for local, national and global missions.

For more information, go to garychurch.org or contact the church office at office@garychurch.org.

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