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Feeding the 5,000 food drive to conclude here on Monday

posted Apr 30, 2011, 7:49 AM by Karla Marie   [ updated Apr 30, 2011, 8:13 AM ]
April 30, 2011 Idaho State Journal

Re-Enactment from 2010 Closing Program

POCATELLO — The 14th annual Feeding the 5,000 Families food drive will be celebrating its closing of this year’s food drive on Monday, May 2. It will be held at the Idaho Food Bank, 555 S. First Ave. beginning at 5:45 p.m. The closing celebration is free and open to the public, but if you can, bring a can of vegetables and a can of chili to contribute to the Mulligan stew being cooked by Dutch-Oven Delights, that will be ser ved after the program.

The program will begin with Blazing Grace Church providing free music for praise and worship beginning at 5:45 p.m. Randy Robinson from Christ Love Vineyard will offer the opening prayer. A welcome will be made by the Feeding the 5,000 co chairmen, Dawn McLaughlinm LDS and Karla Reynolds, Grace Lutheran. Remarks from the Idaho Food Bank will be given by Joye Jones and Roy Lacey. Norma and Kraig Boyd, LDS, will sing our theme song for this year, “Be ye kind to one another.” Debra Shein, Temple Emanuel, will give a scripture reading from the Old Testament. The ecumenical group Reflections will sing “Joy in the morning.” There will be a Feeding the 5,000 re-enactment by children from area faith communities. The closing prayer and blessing on the food will end the program.

Come and help us celebrate the end of a successful year and begin looking to our 15th year