Thursday, December 8, 2022
Home Photo essay: Ministry in the midst of COVID-19 The Neighborhood Church, Visalia, Calif., was encouraged to donate items from a designated list or to make a monetary donation toward Weekend To-go Bags filled with groceries for families in need. Photo: NC/Instagram

The Neighborhood Church, Visalia, Calif., was encouraged to donate items from a designated list or to make a monetary donation toward Weekend To-go Bags filled with groceries for families in need. Photo: NC/Instagram

“Neighborhood, I am so proud of you and how you have risen to the occasion and are turning a global crisis into our finest hour as a faith community. Let us continue to leverage our collective creative potential to remind our city that God is FOR them,” says Forrest Jenan, Lead Pastor of Neighborhood Church, Visalia, Calif., in an April 15, 2020, email. Photo: NC/Instagram
Recognizing that schools only provided meals for children during the week, and knowing that some parents might be faced with unemployment, Neighborhood Church, Visalia, Calif., filled bags with breakfast and lunch items for those needing help. Photo: NC/Instagram