We normally worship Sunday Morning 10:30 am
Established 1661 Chartered 1692
"Feeding Souls Since 1661"
8700 Ironsides Rd. Nanjemoy, MD 20662
Worship with us on Sunday Morning 10:30 am
The Hunger Site, a GreaterGood project
Please Support the Hunger Site - it is a sponsor of the Diocesan Hunger Fund!
... and where we are today
COVID-19 changes to Joe's Place procedures
During the Food Pantry dates and time, a truck will be parked in the lot in front of the Parish Hall.
Stay in your vehicle and when you pull up next to the truck you will be asked for the normal identification information.
After your information is collected, a food package will be handed to you in your vehicle from the truck. You then go forward to the other lot access to exit.
With the challenges of the COVID-19 virus and everything else that 2020 has thrown at us, we are grateful that Joe's Place continues to serve our neighbors. Most months this year we have seen a few more people than the month before and have welcomed a few new clients. In October, seven volunteers put in a collective 42 hours of work to serve 188 individuals (6 of them new) in 59 households. Our Thanksgiving and Christmas time distributions are often the biggest of the year.
Joe's Place Food Pantry
in our historic building at 8700 Ironsides Rd. Nanjemoy, MD 20662
BUT our buildings are currently CLOSED
Long ago, The Ladies Mite Society began delivering food to some local people in the community that needed some assistance. Millie Hamman asked Joe Plemons to create a Food Pantry to help the many people in the area that are in need. Joe thought about it and back in 2006, after seeing the poverty in the Nanjemoy area he decided to help us do something about it. He started the Food Pantry, dedicated in his name, that has served people in need in this part of the County providing food, sometimes clothing, and at Christmas time toys. Even though Joe has passed on, his legacy and compassion lives on through this ministry.
Joe's Place Food Pantry: MORE changes, starting in November
There are several changes to the Joe's Place schedule coming up:
From November through February, Joe's Place will be open 3:30-5:00pm. That's one hour earlier than normal. We're doing that in order to adjust for earlier sunsets.
In November the pantry dates are: Thursday, November 12 and FRIDAY, November 20. We had to change the date because of when we can pick up the Thanksgiving food. Someone will be at the church on Thursday Nov. 19 just in case, but we won't have the Thanksgiving food yet.
In December the pantry dates are: Thursday, Dec. 10 and Thursday, Dec. 17.
Also, we have changed the traffic pattern: please enter at the corner entrance to the parking lot and pull up to the distribution tent. This to avoid the risk of back-ups out on the road.
A little history...