Lowell Church declares February Community Support Month

LOWELL, Mich. (WOOD) — The United Methodist Church of Lowell declares February Community Support Month, in recognition of the “anxious and stressful times” we face today.

During the month, the church aims to spread the love each week by distributing gift bags to members of the community who work in different areas of service.

“Small acts of love can really make a difference in the community,” says Cult Director Davin Risk. He hopes that by spreading the love in the community, he will inspire others to do the same.

Volunteers will have the opportunity to pick up a goodie bag Tuesday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. each week to distribute in the community. Each goodie bag is filled with a treat, a few handy goodies, and a laminated prayer card.

The donations are funded by the generous contributions of members of The United Methodist Church of Lowell.
Pastor Brad Brillhart encourages everyone in the community to join in the outreach efforts to spread the love.

You are invited to share your own photos or stories of sharing love at Lowell each week using the hashtag #LiftUpLowell on social media.

This month’s program highlights each of these service areas:

  • Week of February 6, 2022: Health care workers – this will include healthcare professionals who live in our community as well as those who work in our community.
  • Week of February 13, 2022: First Responders – this will include police, fire and emergency services.
  • Week of February 20, 2022: Education — this will include those who work in our schools, including our administrators and school board members.
  • Week of February 27, 2022: Service workers – this will include everyone who works in restaurants, delivers our groceries, checks us in stores, changes our oil, picks up our trash and more.

For more information on how you can be part of Community Support Month, you can contact Lowell United Methodist Church at 616.89.5936 or email [email protected]

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