You are invited to a Thanksgiving Feast at Gift of Grace on Thanksgiving Day.
GraceFeast’s own chef, Matthew Shea, is teaming up with a we.org service club from Redmond to serve this feast. Matthew has worked with this crew in the past. They have even cooked and served meals here, for example, last Christmas.
Two mom’s from Redmond, Diane Baron and Kelli Landers, started their own after school service club through the we.org organization when their kids were in 3rd and 5th grade. They are now 8th and 10th graders. They wanted to encourage kids to learn the joy of service early. This is the goal of we.org. Each year this club is committed to 1 local and 1 global service project, but they do more. They connected to Matthew when they were volunteering at Facing Homelessness. Diane rejoices that Matthew has been been an inspiration to her kids as they have gotten to know him over the past 3 years. They now count him as a friend.
I rejoice too, because getting to know one another across socio-economic status is exactly the spirit of GraceFeast. Jesus broke bread indiscriminately. We want to follow his lead and experience the joy he promises.
I will send out the details of the time and menu of the Feast when they are solidified, but for now, mark the date and give thanks for God’s reconciling work in the world. Taste and see the goodness of the Lord. (Psalm 34:8)