The Friendship Center (Soup Kitchen) In addition to Pay it Forward we reach out each second month along with St. Johns church to provide a meal for as many as 50 needy people. This Soup Kitchen is a part of the ongoing ministry of the East Hartford Interfaith Ministries (EHIM). All Saints if a participating member of EHIM.
East Hartford Interfaith Ministries. All Saints is an active member of EHIM which is a humanitarian effort of the various houses of faith in East Hartford. Efforts that are supported are food assistance, soup kitchen, homeless sheltering, fuel assistance and other financial aid for the needy. Office and Phone are:
Healing. Every second Sunday of the Month healing prayers are said for those who want or need them in the context of the Sunday Eucharist. Lay Healing Companions conduct this ministry.
Community Tag Sale. On one of the Saturdays of May we conduct a community-wide Tag sale. Free space is offered to people to join in a large Tag Sale which w advertise. This is a free service to the Tag Salers. We have a large lawn area for this and plenty of parking. We sell refreshments and give the proceeds to local schools for supplies.
Special Projects - On occasion we have special projects. We regularly collect Soup and Socks to distribute to the disadvantaged. The Soup is to nourish the body and socks to keep feet and possibly hands warm in the cold. Occasionally we collect Diapers to distribute to needy mothers with babies.