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Community Meals

General Info
- Meals are served every Wednesday from 5:00 until 6:00 in the Trinity Lutheran Church basement Dining Room. Carry-outs may be picked up also from 5:00-6:00 pm.  Meals may be eaten in, carried out, or delivered for those who are home bound or senior citizens. Please call the church phone at 526-3091 by noon for delivery, leaving your name, telephone number, and address. Meals will be canceled if the Versailles Schools are closed for bad weather or for a holiday.

The Story - After several months of discussions, planning and prayers, The Outreach Committee of Trinity Lutheran Church decided to try "Community Meals" instead of a "Soup Kitchen" and began serving their first meal on January 10, 2007.  The thoughts were to serve all people, to build community, provide fellowship and feed the hungry. The hope was that 50 to 60 meals would be served once a month.  However, the ministry rapidly grew.
     In a short time, more and more meals were served and more and more local congregations and civic groups offered to participate.
     Trinity Lutheran, St. Denis & Holy Family Catholic Churches serve every month, Midmark Employees serve every other month, with the Versailles Council of Churches preparing every month with a fifth Wednesday. The other Wednesdays are filled by a variety of groups, churches, and organizations. Different groups and organizations also provide food as well. 
     The meals are prepared in Trinity's kitchen and served in the church basement's Dining Room.
If you are interested in helping us serve the Versailles Community through this outreach ministry, please contact Karen Schultz.

This week, November 14th, the Versailles Community Meal will be provided by Midmark Employees. Their menu will be: Turkey, Mashed Potatoes, Gravy, Corn, Roll and Dessert. Due to next Wednesday being Thanksgiving Eve, there will be NO MEALS on November 21st. Meals will be served the following week, November 28th. FOOD FOR THOUGHT: Take life day by day and be grateful for the little things. Don’t get stressed over what you can’t control.

posted Nov 12, 2018, 5:24 AM by Karen Schultz

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