Submitted by Bethany Russell
A prayer vigil was scheduled for Wednesday evening at Christ Fellowship, located at 2801 Orchid Drive in McKinney, for 6-7 p.m., for the Oklahoma victims and their loved ones. One was also held at lunchtime.
Disaster relief efforts are also under way at Christ Fellowship. A church member has rented a 17-foot truck to drive to Oklahoma on Saturday, leaving the church at 10 am. Bring donations of gift cards and items (see list below) to Christ Fellowship:
9 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday (May 22-24)
8-9:30 a.m. Saturday, May 25 in front of the church
Volunteers are needed to help load the truck at 10 am Saturday. (See contact information below.)
-gift cards for groceries, clothes shopping and food
-canned food, pantry stable food items
-teddy bears/small toys for children
-Band-Aids/first aid supplies/ibuprofen
-grab & go snacks
-snack size chips
-batteries – all kinds
-tools – shovels, rakes, etc.
-cleaning supplies/trash bags
-new socks and underwear
For more information about donations, contact Rafe Wright, executive pastor of missional life, at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 972.547.7013.
For more information about prayer, contact Scott Doust, family and care ministries pastor, email@example.com or call 972.547.7049.