For over thirty years now, Erastus has taken ten per-cent of its offerings and designated the funds for a number of different organizations. Sixty per-cent of the tenth goes into our "Love Fund" account, which is used for hardship cases that may come to our attention within the surrounding community. The other forty per-cent of the tenth goes to our "Mission Fund" to support various mission organizations.
Today, Erastus Christian Church is happy to be able to share our blessings with:
Donations are being accepted for Jesus Place. Current needs include: Bibles (Translations only, no paraphrases; Large print is a plus)*, Men’s Heavy Coats (Large, XL, XXL, new or gently used), Sweatshirts (Large, XL, XXL solid colors with minimal print preferred), Men’s workpants or jeans (waist 30-40, length 31+; new or gently used)*, Men’s Workboots or Tennis Shoes (new or gently used, sizes 9-13)*, Shirts (Large, XL, and XXL long-sleeved, gently used), Knit Hats (new only, dark colors please), Blankets (twin size preferred, please no lap blankets, bedspreads, or comforters)*, Athletic Socks (new only), Underwear (boxers and briefs, new only, Medium, Large, and X-large), Book bags or Gym bags*, Dollar Store” reading glasses (all strengths), Combs, Disposable Razors, Washcloths (new preferred), Sample / Travel-Sized Shampoo, Non-perishable pantry items, and any monetary donation is greatly appreciated.
(* Items are in critical & constant demand.)