February 26, 2021

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Local community Church Youth to be honored as Hometown Heroes

The Rev. Lynn Sullivan, GCCC Senior Pastor

When upon a time….and they lived happily at any time following. This is ordinarily how a fairytale starts and finishes. Not mentioning the in-in between story. In Yard Town Group Church, daily life is not a fairytale, we lived in a environment of reality, and our youth are the key illustration of this way of dwelling.

If we at GCCC will open our tale, we would say, “There was a pandemic that impacted our neighborhood, the total state and the world. We wouldn’t know the ending Nevertheless of our story, but we realized it would not quit us from performing what is proper. That is what the youth of GCCC have been doing considering that we ended up all impacted by COVID-19. Our youth did what they can do to assist some others devoid of questioning why they have to do it…all they understood was they have to do one thing! It was a significant shock to the GCCC youth to listen to that they are remaining honored as heroes as they read the announcement:

Youth Team of Yard Metropolis Community Church to be honored

Hometown Heroes at Digital Village Demonstrate

Garden Metropolis NY Media introduced previous November 23rd that the recipients of the Hometown Hero Award will go to the Youth Group of The Back garden Town Community Church (GCCC). The team will be acknowledged and get the Hometown Hero Award dwell on the Virtual Village Display premiering on Friday, December 18.

 The Back garden Town NY Media announced in their press release that the Back garden Metropolis Group Church has been a important aspect of the Garden Metropolis Community for more than 90 many years and has had an terribly potent youth plan.  Unfortunately, owing to the 2020 coronavirus pandemic the youth group could not go on their generally scheduled mission journeys which they have carried out for over 20 several years. Nevertheless, this did not cease them from going earlier mentioned and outside of to assist their community and the much less fortunate. A short while ago the group collected back to college supplies and farmed a providing yard for The INN (Interfaith Diet Community), a not-for-income, volunteer-centered business to remodel life by addressing hunger, homelessness, unemployment and profound poverty through consciousness, action and generosity.

youth group assembling snack bags

Confirmation Course 2 putting alongside one another snack luggage

“We located other strategies for our youth to get associated. It is vital to educate our youth at an early age how to give again to a local community that supports them in so many ways.  We are fortuitous to have a team of volunteers and youth ready to action up and aid our neighbors in need to have,” states Reverend Lynn Sullivan, Senior Pastor at The Backyard Town Group Church.

The youth leaders have arranged a sequence of give-again initiatives for the holiday year such as food stuff drives, a hat & mitten outfits travel, gift giving for the less fortuitous little ones of a local church and the youngsters of the moms at Bedford Hills Correctional Facility and cleanliness kits for people on Xmas Eve.

Garden Metropolis New York Media in collaboration with The Yard City Resort, The Songs Academy Basis and Broadway Bound Dance Heart presents, The Virtual Village Clearly show Back garden Metropolis Winter Version. The Virtual Village Display is a no cost getaway demonstrate for the whole household airing dwell just about on December 18, 2020. Sign-up to view at virtualvillageshow.com 

Much more snack bags

Be part of the GCCC for a lot of strategies to worship, participate in courses, ministry companies, and activities, just about or in restricted in-individual actions. We have commenced re-opening our in-person Sunday Worship Companies following Re-opening Worship Suggestions. For facts on how to pre-sign-up to go to the company, please get in touch with the church office at [email protected] Pay a visit to our website www.gardencitycommunitychurch.org to get facts concerning our other virtual worship solutions, new Fall and Advent applications.

The Garden City Neighborhood Church is section of the United Church of Christ and is an Open and Affirming congregation that welcomes people of all ages, races, gender identities, and sexual orientations to participate in the everyday living of our local community. The physical church of Backyard garden Metropolis Community Church is positioned at 245 Stewart Avenue concerning Whitehall Blvd. and Kensington Road. For extra data, electronic mail  [email protected] or get in touch with (516) 746-1700. And as beforehand outlined, you might also pay a visit to our site at  www.gardencitycommunitychurch.org.

youth group with donated food

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