Food Pantry-Senior Meal Deliever-Back Pack Ministires
Caring for our Community by providing basic food needs. Matthew 25:35- 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;
Please check below for Food Pantry, Senior Meal Deliveries and Back Pack Ministry needs and serving opportunities.
Serving Clients Every Thursday from 10am to 2pm
We are looking at how we are interacting with our clients at this time due to COVID concerns. Please contact the church office with any questions concerning this vital ministry of Grassy Valley Baptist Church. We will be updating our policies and procedures in how to effectively and lovingly feed our clients in a safe and loving environment.
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Food Pantry Needs
Protein Foods: Meat, Dry Beans, Nuts
tuna (canned in water) / chicken (canned in water) / canned beef stews / bean soups / beans (dry or canned in water) / baked beans / canned chili / peanut butter / pork and beans
Grains: Bread, Cereal, Rice, and Pasta
rice and rice side dishes (Rice-a-roni I Uncle Ben's) / canned pastas (SpaghettiOs, ravioli, etc.) / noodle / pasta side dishes (Knorr's, etc.) / dry noodles and pastas boxed / macaroni and cheese boxed / potato dishes (au gratin, mashed, etc.) / Tuna/Chicken Helper or Hamburger Helper / cold cereals ( Cheerios, Wheat Chex) / bran cereal / shredded wheat / oatmeal and hot cereal mixes / corn muffin mix / pancake mix / whole-grain crackers / granola bars / graham crackers / flour and cake or brownie mix / infant cereal
Dairy: Milk and Cheese
infant formula / nonfat dry milk / evaporated milk / instant breakfast drinks / shelf-stable (UH T) low-fat milk (small boxes) canned and boxed pudding
canned vegetables / vegetable soup / canned tomato products / spaghetti sauce / Manwich / sloppy joe mix / baby-food vegetables
canned fruit / raisins / applesauce / dried fruits / fruit leather (100% fruit) /100% juice (tomato, orange, or V-8 in can or plastic bottle) / baby food fruit
Oils and Condiments
vegetable oil / salad dressing / syrup / jelly and jam / honey / sugar / mayonnaise
Senior Meal Delivery
Caring for Senior Citizens over the weekend by providing a meal once per month. We prepare and deliver meals in our local community. By partnering with Farragut Christian Church, we are ALL providing a meal for every weekend to fill "the gap" that Meals On Wheels cannot provide.
Back Pack Ministry
The Food Pantry volunteers help to supply (twice a month) food for the children of Western Heights community. 25 backpacks are filled for children helping to feed them over the weekend. If you would like more information on how you can help, see the Food Pantry web page at www.grassyvalley.org/ministries/food-pantry or contact Jerry Massy at email@example.com or call our church office at 865-693-1741.
Back Pack needs: Macaroni, Ramen Noodles, Breakfast Bars, Pop Tarts, Fruit Cups and Applesauce, Small Boxes of Cereal (Single serving) Juice packs (box), Candy, Rice Crispy Treats, Peanut Butter Cups (To Go), Cheese and Peanut Butter Crackers.
Ministry Opportunities- How to be Involved!
Food Pantry Serving Opportunities- Stocking shelves, Delieveries to Clients, Loading food into cars, Food intake inventory, Filling out client intake forms, Prayer and ministering to clients.
Senior Meal Serving Opportunites- Preparation of Meals for the first Saturday of each month, Drivers for delivering meals to Senior Citizens, Prayer.
Back Pack Serving Opportunities- Help supply needed items for the backpacks, Help in back preparation, financial support for the supplies, Prayer and or delivery of the bags to the Baptist Center.
ContactJerry MasseyFood Pantry DirectorEmail- firstname.lastname@example.orgPantry Phone- 865-773-0116Church Phone- 865-693-1741
Pantry hours- Every Thursday from 10am to 2pm