Northgate Baptist Church
Sunday, May 19, 2019
Living the Acts 1:8 Challenge

Back Pack Ministry

Fighting Children's Hunger With a Backpack 
At Northgate Baptist Church, one of our missions is feeding children in our community.  Currently we serve 1 school in Raleigh County. We provide food during the weekends.  We pack 85 bags on Wednesday nights after Wednesday night services during the school year, but many more children are still in need of weekend meals.  By working together, we can provide the needs of our community one bag at a time.
If you have any questions on how you can help, please contact James Watkins at
(304)-253-4996 OR (304)-228-7760.  

One hundred percent of your donation is for food.  None of your money will be spent on administrative costs.  All of your donations are tax deductible.  We try to pack each bag as nutritionally sound as possible.  We try to pack foods that kids don't have to cook or refrigerate.  Sample food items packed in the bags include: Slim Jims, cereal bars,fruit snacks,  animal crackers, peanut  butter crackers, apple sauce cups, pudding cups,
juice boxes, and nuts.  You can go to our main web page and donate to the Back Pack Ministry at any time.   You can also send a  check to Northgate Baptist Church,
301 Pinewood Dr., Beckley, WV  25801.  On the memo line put "Back Pack Ministry". 
We are packing Backpacks on Wednesday at 7:20 following the
Wednesday night Bible Study. 
We will set up our tables starting at 5:30, so if you want to come and join us, meet
us in the Educational Building at that time.  We will then set up everything in
Fellowship Hall to pack the lunch bags following the Bible study.  After Bible Study,
we will all join in packing lunch bags for children in our community who need assistance
with food on the weekend.  Come join us for this great ministry, stay for an
enlightening Bible Study, and stay to help in our ministry to feed the hungry
children in our area.  All ages are invited to participate in this activity. 
Here’s an opportunity to help with the Backpack Ministry. We will periodically put
a list of the items we use that are on sale on this web page. If you have a
Sam’s Card, and would like to purchase any of these items we would greatly
appreciate it. You may drop them off when you come to church in the provided
container in the foyer. You may also drop them off during the week at the office,
Monday through Thursday, 9-2. If you have any questions, please call the church
office at 304-255-4021.

 Last Day to Pack Lunch Bags: Our last day to pack Lunch Bags will be on Wednesday, May 22.  So come out and help pack the final lunch bags for the preschoolers we have helped all year long.