This year the missionary project that St. John’s is supporting in our annual appeal is the Soup Kitchens in Barquisimeto, Venezuela.
For almost twenty years since the last of our missionaries from the Diocese of Lincoln left the parish in Barquisimeto, Venezuela, some priests and laity there have continued to support the needs of the people but donations have started to dry up. Today they support ten soup kitchens in various homes in the most needy areas of the former parish and beyond. These kitchens serve from 80 to 100 elderly, mothers, and children every other week.
The Mission Sunday collection will take place on November 29. You can support this great mission by donating online at give.stjohnslincoln.com and choose the Mission Coop Fund or use the Mission Coop envelope that will be sent in our November mailing later this month. All money will go directly to the people with no administrative costs. In November as we give thanks for our many blessings, please remember those who are most in need.
Thank you in advance for your generosity!