Due to the inclement weather on January 23, “5 Loaves Food Ministry”, an outreach ministry of the First Christian Church of Barnesville is announcing a special food giveaway on Saturday, JANUARY 30 from 10 am to 12:00 PM in the basement of the church. THERE WILL NOT BE A MEAL ON THIS DATE!
2016 Food giveaway and luncheon dates (Food giveaway times 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Lunch  is at 11:30 a.m.  and is subject to change): January 23, February 20, March 19, April 23, May 21,  June 18, July 23, August 20,  September 17, October 22, November 19, November 24 (Thanksgiving dinner only at noon, and  December 17.
The ministry serves those in need in the Barnesville Area school district. A proper ID is required and only one give away to a household.
The ministry is based on scripture found in Matthew 14:19 “And he directed the people to sit down on the grass. Taking the five loaves and the two fish and looking up to heaven, he gave thanks and broke the loaves. Then he gave them to the disciples, and the disciples gave them to the people.”
The ministry’s mission statement says “The mission of 5 Loaves Food Ministry is to model the love and compassion of Jesus Christ by providing food to the hungry and needy. It is our conviction that those who receive food will be strengthened both physically and spiritually. In all situations, the loving and compassionate character of Jesus is to be as much a part of our mission as the tangible food that we give!”
“5 Loaves Food Ministry” is located in the basement of The First Christian Church of Barnesville. It can be reached by calling (740) 425-2480.
The ministry is self funded and all donations of food or money are welcomed!
Anyone wishing to volunteer or donate food or money may contact Mike Lucas at (740) 391-9211 or you can donate online at fccbarnesville.org by going to the “5 Loaves Food Ministry” page.