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Manna

MANNA MINISTRY

                      

Manna Ministry seeks to share nourishment, compassion, and hope in Christ's Name to all who enter.  The Ministry serves a meal to anyone in need on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM.  The meal is served at the Culpeper Presbyterian Church Fellowship Hall, 215 South Main Street, Culpeper, VA  22701.  General Information/Questions - 540-718-3427 or mannaministry@yahoo.com.  Church Office 540-825-8616.  Like us on Facebook - Manna Ministry of Culpeper

Mondays - Hosted by Mt. View Community Church

Wednesdays - Hosted by Culpeper Presbyterian Church

Fridays - 1st, 3rd, and 5th Fridays Hosted by Culpeper Presbyterian Church, 2nd and 4th Fridays Hosted by United Methodist Culpeper, Hopewell, and Richardsville

Manna serves between 80 and 100 lunches on any given day.  Volunteers needed for serving, food pickups, and various other errands.  Contact Betsy Smith, Manna Director at 540-718-3427 if interested in serving. 

Timeline

2004- November - Manna Ministry began serving one meal a week on Wednesdays in the Culpeper Presbyterian Church Fellowship Hall.

2008 - September - Manna Ministry expands with the help of Mountain View Church, serving a meal on Mondays. 

2009 - November - Manna Ministry expands with the help of Culpeper United Methodist Church, Hopewell Methodist and Richardsville Methodist Church to serving a bagged lunch on the 2nd and 4th Fridays. 

2011 - May - Culpeper Presbyterian Church begins offering meals on the 1st, 3rd, and 5th Fridays in order to provide a consistent weekly Friday offering. 

2012 -February -  First Annual Yard Sale Fundraiser has been held every year since. 

2013 - February - Hired a Part-Time Director to assist with overall communication amongst the Churches in the Ministry.

2013 - November - Received "Non-Profit of the Year" Award from the Culpeper Chamber of Commerce

2013 - November - Culpeper Ministerial Association chose Manna to be the receipient of the Offering at the Annual Thanksgiving Community Service (approximately $1300 was raised).

2011, 2012, 2013 - Recipient of a $2,000 Grant from Cargill - Horizon Milling Corporation

2015-July-Food Loin FEEDS Charitable Foundation $3,000.

2016-July-Culpeper Wellness Foundation Healthy Living Grant

 
Objective and Vision: 
The long range vision is to serve a meal to those in need on a daily basis (5 days a week) at the Culpeper Presbyterian Church Fellowship Hall.  Currently Manna Ministry is seeking organizations that would be willing to host another day or days that would allow Manna to expand to Tuesdays, and/or Thursdays. 
 
"For I was hungry and you gave me something to eat, I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink, I was a stranger and you invited me in..."  Matthew 25:35
 
Manna would like to Thank the community for their continued support.  Manna is solely financed by donations made from the community