Category Archives: Feeding Our Neighbors

Faith Hope Love Community

Developing Missional Food Pantries to Transform Communities

What does an international mission trip have to do with Zip Code 46208? Everything, if you ask Merlin Gonzales, founder and executive director of Faith Hope Love (FHL) Community.

In early 2002, Gonzales came home to Indianapolis, Indiana, from a mission trip abroad. Time and money prevented him from pursuing further outreach overseas, so he turned to missions in his own backyard. Soon he invited seven area churches to help him determine what the more info

Pathway Community Church

Feeding Hungry Children Around the World

Service lies at the heart of Pathway Community Church, which has grown from four families to more than 3,000 regular attendees since its founding in 2002. “When we started the church, it was with the understanding that this wasn’t about us,” says Ron Williams, senior pastor. “We were going to look for ways that we could serve our community.”

A Worthy Cause

Several years ago, Williams learned about Feed My Starving Children, a Christian charity that sends more info

Aldersgate United Methodist Church

Serving Our Neighbors, One Meal at a Time

More than 48 million Americans struggle to put enough food on the table.* No matter where you live, you’re likely not far from someone living below the poverty level. At age 17, Jared Thompson realized that he and his church could do more for people in their neighborhood. With the help of a few experienced volunteers, Jared organized the Me-‘N-U Community Meal at Aldersgate United Methodist Church to serve a free meal once more info

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