Food Pantry Weekly, 15Nov2017

Greetings Fellow Foodies! . Philippians 2:4: Each of you should be concerned not only about your own interests, but about the interests of others as well. . It was another great night at the Food Pantry! It was also a crazy and long and at many times exasperating night! I’m not sure whether to be elated or sad that we set an all time record for the most people served on a Wednesday, 127! From the very moment we started serving to nearly 7:00, 30 minutes after our normal closing time, it was a constant flow of people. I wasn’t even sure we were going to have enough food towards the end, however, God provided and though our produce was scarce, everybody who came, went home with something. . I came Wednesday night trying to have a positive attitude and hoping I could maintain that the whole night but it soon turned somewhat negative as the numbers grew and grew and frustrations mounted. Anybody else feel like that? I have to constantly remind myself that it’s not about me! I try to picture in my mind of how Jesus would have handled things. I’m sure he had to get frustrated from time to time at the sheer volume of people with needs including food. Yet, he humbled himself in a servants role and did the work without complaining. Should I do any less? . We are meeting some of the needs of our community and especially this time of year, we are reminded it simply is NOT about us! . Thanks again to an awesome volunteer team! . Join...