Our Food Cupboard is a ministry that is close to our heart here at Forest Brook. Our congregation regularly stocks this cupboard with non-perishable food that can be accessed by those who are struggling financially and need assistance to meet their basic needs. To access the food cupboard, you must register with the program in our church office. The cupboard is designated as an emergency cupboard and may be accessed once a month. Each visit you may fill two reusable grocery bags, and may be given a grocery voucher as well if available. The Food Cupboard is open on Monday's and Tuesday's.
Anyone 5 yrs or older is welcome to join in a Souper Stars evening, which occur the last Thursday of every month (except December) at 5:30 p.m. Under the leadership of Dietitians, participants are educated about cooking skills and creating nutritional meals within a budget, while making healthy soups together in our kitchen. Then everyone enjoys a meal of the freshly made soup as a community, and even get to take some home for the next day.
Our congregation also works to support those who are in need at Christmas time. If you require assistance over the holidays in order to provide gifts and food for you and your family, you can apply to this program through our church office. Applications are available sometime in mid-late November.
We are always available to those who are in need, if you have a special request, need or struggle that you are seeking assistance with, we encourage you to contact our church office, and one of our pastoral staff would be pleased to speak with you!