On Saturday, June 9, the Kirk of St. James held its annual Faith-in-Action slate of activities in support of local mission and outreach. This event was first held in 2008, and has continued as a Kirk tradition ever since.
One team from the Kirk held a BBQ at the Habitat for Humanity’s Re-Store location, in order to raise funds for a future Habitat for Humanity building project. A second team prepared and served a spaghetti and meatballs meal at the Upper Room Soup Kitchen on Richmond Street. About 65 meals were served to very appreciative diners. A third team planted seed mats in the Adopt-a-Corner flower bed located kitty corner from the Kirk on the corner of Fitzroy and Pownal streets. The day’s fourth crew spent the morning giving our Sanctuary a good cleaning.
On Sunday, June 10, following worship, the congregation celebrated its accomplishments with a congregational luncheon and time of fellowship in the Upper Hall.
The Kirk thanks all of its very willing volunteers for an excellent display of community mindedness. Special thanks are due to the convener of the Mission and Outreach committee, Michele Coles, who did all of the organizational work that made the weekend a success.