Community Engagement

Food Bags collected by LPC for the Calico Cat Food Pantry

Food Bags collected in our neighborhoods by LPC for the Calico Cat Food Pantry – 2016

Lincroft Presbyterian Church
Community Engagement Programs

  • Family Promise
    LPC participates with Family Promise in providing overnight housing onsite. Family Promise of Monmouth County, an affiliate of National Family Promise, is committed to advocating for innovative solutions to ending family homelessness. LPC has hosted jazz vesper services for the benefit of Family Promise
  • Community Outreach Group (COG)
    COG assists families in need with food, clothing, household items, and emergency funds.  Among other activities , we at LPC hold  food drives in support of COG’s Calico Cat Pantry of Middletown, NJ.
    – Special Food Drive Activity is scheduled during certain months: For example, empty bags with instructions were distributed in our neighborhoods during September 2016. These bags, filled with donated food, were later collected and along with donated cash were delivered to the COG Calico Cat Pantry.
  • Presbyterian Mission
    LPC is connected to a network of Presbyterian churches, and together we are addressing issues that range from hunger and the environment to fossil fuels and mass incarceration.  Click this link to explore our Presbyterian Mission Agency website.
  • College Mission Trips
    Two of our LPC college students, Krista and Sidney, went on mission trips during the spring 2016 semester where they learned about aspects of rural poverty and the needs and rights of children of seasonal/migrant farm workers.  Click for details
  • Annual Beach Sweep
    LPC participates annually in Clean Ocean Action’s spring Beach Sweep, when 72 New Jersey beaches are cleaned up.
    Most recent sweep: April 30, 2016, at Ideal Beach in Middletown
  • Walk the Talk Sundays
    On designated Sundays, the LPC congregation goes out in the morning into the community for various service projects, starting with a shortened worship service.
  • C.R.O.P. Walk – Church World Service
    Community wide event of a national organization to raise funds to end hunger in the U.S. and around the world.
    This past year the 35th Anniversary Red Bank CROP Walk was held on October 18, 2015, with LPC strongly represented.
  • Fiber of Faith
    A knitting and crocheting group to create prayer shawls and scarves for people in need of prayer.
  • Boy Scouts
    LPC charters and supports Boy Scout Troop 246 with its community actions and Eagle Scout projects.
  • LPC Carolers
    Each year at Christmas time we spread holiday cheer as members go out caroling in Lincroft and Middletown for neighbors and shut-ins.
  • Interfaith Thanksgiving Celebration
    The Bayshore Ministerium Interfaith Thanksgiving Celebration was held at LPC on November 24, 2015, a collaborative service of spiritual coming together among Jews, Muslims and Christians, Click here for more details

 

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