for local charities will begin on Sunday, Dec 1st, with a collection of travel size toiletries for the Seamen’s Church Institute Christmas at Sea project. On Sunday, Dec 8th, we will collect hats, scarves, and gloves for the Church of the Ascension food pantry. On Sunday, Dec 15th, we’ll collect new men’s underwear (larger sizes) and socks for the NYC Rescue Mission. Donations will be collected in the baskets at the back of the church at all services. Please give generously this Advent!