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Lafayette Urban Ministry Serves 900+ Meals


Yesterday, Lafayette Urban Ministry hosted the 33rd annual Greater Lafayette Interfaith Community THANKSGIVING Celebration. The event was free, open to the public and included a Thanksgiving feast served from noon to 2 p.m. Special guests included State Representative Sheila Klinker. There was also live entertainment from Frank Rosenthal, the West Lafayette High School Orchestra, Jason Dufair, and Second Presbyterian Church featuring Ebony Barrett. More than 900 meals were served, which included 75 turkeys, stuffing, mashed potatoes, rolls and 112 pies. It was a festive event for the community. To view event PHOTOS, click button below.
 
Special thanks to Central Presbyterian Church for most of the turkeys (28) and for the beautiful facility. Thanks also to the major donors, Lafayette Auto Supply, Industrial Federal Credit Union, Cathy Russell Team Real Estate, Denny’s Body Shop, Purdue Aviation, and Phronesis, Inc. — as well as Lafayette Brewing Co., Jane’s Gourmet Deli & Catering, and Popp-A-Top for food donations.
 
If you’d like to make a donation to offset the expenses of the LUM Greater Lafayette Interfaith Community THANKSGIVING Celebration, click the donate button below.

PHOTOS – To view photos from the event, click HERE.

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Lafayette Urban Ministry Serves 800+ Meals on Thanksgiving


Yesterday, Lafayette Urban Ministry hosted the 32nd annual Greater Lafayette Interfaith Community THANKSGIVING Celebration. The event was free, open to the public and included a Thanksgiving feastfrom noon to 2 p.m. Special guests included State Representative Sheila Klinker. There also was live entertainment from Frank Rosenthal,West Lafayette High School Orchestra, Blue Moon Rising and Marty & Caity Quinn. More than 800 meals were served, which included 75 turkeys, stuffing, mashed potatoes, rolls and 112 pies. It was a grand celebration for the community.


PHOTOS – To view photos from the event, click HERE.

Special thanks to First Christian Church for most of the turkeys, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints for most of the pies, Central Presbyterian for the beautiful facility. Other major donors were Denny’s Body Shop, Lafayette Auto Supply, Lafayette Retina Clinic, Wabash National, Phronesis, and Soller-Baker Funeral Homes — as well as Great Harvest Bread Company, Jane’s Gourmet Deli & Catering, Kentucky Fried Chicken, MCL Cafeteria & Bakery, McAlister’s Deli, Oliverio’s Southland Restaurant, and Olive Garden for the donations of food & supplies. Additional thanks to the students enrolled at the LUM After School Program, Cumberland Elementary School, St. Boniface School, St. Mary Cathedral School and St. Thomas Aquinas religious education classes for creating all of the table decorations and placemats.

If you’d like to make a donation to offset the expenses of the LUM Greater Lafayette Interfaith Community THANKSGIVING Celebration, click the donate button below.


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Community Thanksgiving Dinner NEEDS Donations


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Community Thanksgiving Celebration

The 32nd annual Lafayette Urban Ministry Greater Lafayette Interfaith Community THANKSGIVING Celebration is a holiday meal for approximately 800 guests with live entertainment.
Event details are as follows:
  • Thanksgiving Day—Thursday, November 22
  • Noon to 2 p.m.
  • Central Presbyterian Church
  • FREE, open to all
The FREE meal includes a traditional Thanksgiving feast with turkey, dressing/stuffing, mashed potatoes, green beans, rolls and a variety of pies & desserts.

DONATIONS of food & supplies & VOLUNTEERS are needed.
Cash donations are preferred because they allow LUM to purchased what is needed, when it’s needed. Donations of “needed items” are also welcome and appreciated.

If you wish to donate items to the LUM Greater Lafayette Interfaith Community Thanksgiving Celebration, here is our list of “needed items.”
  • Green bean casseroles
  • Stuffing/dressing
  • Pies—apple, dutch apple, peach, cherry, pecan, pumpkin
  • Mixed Vegetables, Corn, Green Beans, Yams
  • Cranberry Sauce
  • Turkey Gravy packets
  • Ice Tea mix, Coffee
  • Sugar, Individual Packs
  • Bags of Ice
  • Dinner Rolls, ready-to-serve
  • Paper towels & paper napkins
  • Disposable roaster pans
  • Trash Bags
  • Tongs for Turkey
  • Dish Towels, Scouring Pads

For more information, go to www.lumserve.org/thanksgiving.


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Turkey Trot 5K Run

Each year early on Thanksgiving morning (11/22), hundreds of local runners & walkers participate in the Turkey Trot 5K Run/Walk. It’s a great way to help those in our community in need while celebrating a holiday of “thanksgiving.”

Runners, walkers, families, strollers & dogs are welcome. All proceeds benefit Lafayette Urban Ministry. To register go to www.turkeytrot5krun.org


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Thanksgiving – Volunteers Needed


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Everyone is welcome at the annual LUM Greater Lafayette Interfaith Community Thanksgiving Celebration, and LUM relies on dozens of volunteers like you. There are many opportunities for YOU to serve your community neighbors on Thanksgiving Day (Thursday, Nov. 22) from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. at Central Presbyterian Church, Lafayette, including…

  • Cooking, serving
  • Performing
  • Hosting, greeting
  • Setting up, cleaning up

Donations of food & supplies are also needed. Volunteer and make a difference in your community this Thanksgiving holiday.


Donations and volunteers are needed to make it a success.

Your gift of $50, $100, $250, $500, or more, will help to defray the $9,000 expense for the meal.  Click “make a donation” below.

Check out the Thanksgiving Dinner Shopping List below. Please sign up to donate & volunteer TODAY.


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Thanksgiving Celebration – 800+ Meals Served



For the 31st consecutive year, Lafayette Urban Ministry hosted the Community Thanksgiving Celebration. The event was free, open to the public and included a Thanksgiving dinner from noon to 2 p.m. with special guests, State Representative Sheila Klinker and West Lafayette Mayor John Dennis, and live entertainment from West Lafayette High School and more. More than 800 meals were served, which included 75 turkeys, stuffing, mashed potatoes, rolls and 112 pies. It was a grand celebration for the community.


PHOTOS – To view photos from the event, click HERE.

Special thanks to First Christian Church for most of the turkeys, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints for most of the pies, Central Presbyterian for the beautiful facility, our major donors – Denny’s Body Shop, Lafayette Auto Supply, Lafayette Retina Clinic, Wabash National, Phronesis, and Soller-Baker Funeral Homes — as well as Great Harvest Bread Company, Jane’s Gourmet Deli & Catering, Kentucky Fried Chicken, MCL Cafeteria & Bakery, McAlister’s Deli, Oliverio’s Southland Restaurant, and Texas Roadhouse for the donations of food. Additional thanks to the students enrolled at the LUM After School Program, St. Boniface School and St. Mary Cathedral School for creating all of the table decorations and placemats.

If you’d like to give to offset the expenses of the LUM Community Thanksgiving Celebration, click the donation button below.


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Community Thanksgiving Celebration NEEDS


LUM Community Thanksgiving Celebration

The 31st annual Lafayette Urban Ministry Community Thanksgiving Celebration is a holiday meal for approximately 800 guests with live entertainment.
Event details are as follows:
  • Thanksgiving Day—Thursday, November 23
  • Noon to 2 p.m.
  • Central Presbyterian Church
  • FREE

The FREE meal includes a traditional Thanksgiving feast with turkey, dressing/stuffing, mashed potatoes, green beans, rolls and a variety of pies & desserts.


DONATIONS of food & supplies & VOLUNTEERS are needed.
Cash donations are preferred because they allow LUM to purchased what is needed, when it’s needed. Donations of “needed items” are also welcome and appreciated. If you wish to donate items to the LUM Community Thanksgiving Celebration, here is our list of “needed items.”
  • Green bean casseroles
  • Stuffing/dressing
  • Pies—peach, cherry, apple, pecan, pumpkin
  • Mixed Vegetables, Corn, Green Beans, Yams
  • Cranberry Sauce
  • Butter
  • Turkey Gravy packets
  • Milk, Coffee, Ice Tea mix
  • Bags of Ice
  • Dinner Rolls, ready-to-serve
  • Disposable Dessert plates
  • Disposable Dinner plates
  • Hot & cold cups
  • Paper napkins
  • Disposable roaster pans
  • Sterno burners & matches
  • Take-Out containers
  • Dish clothes
  • Trash Bags

For more information, go to www.lumserve.org/thanksgiving.


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Turkey Trot 5K Run

Each year early on Thanksgiving morning (11/23), hundreds of local runners & walkers participate in the Turkey Trot 5K Run/Walk. It’s a great way to help those in our community in need while celebrating a holiday of “thanksgiving.”

Runners, walkers, families, strollers & dogs are welcome. All proceeds benefit Lafayette Urban Ministry. To register go to www.turkeytrot5krun.org


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46 Days to Thanksgiving Day


LUM Community Thanksgiving Celebration

Donations and volunteers are needed for the 31st annual Lafayette Urban Ministry Community Thanksgiving Celebration — a holiday meal for approximately 800. Event details are as follows:

  • Thanksgiving Day—Thursday, November 23
  • Noon to 2 p.m.
  • Central Presbyterian Church

The FREE meal includes a traditional Thanksgiving feast with turkey, dressing/ stuffing, mashed potatoes, green beans, rolls and a variety of pies & desserts.

For more information, go to www.lumserve.org/thanksgiving.


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Turkey Trot 5K Run

Each year early on Thanksgiving morning (11/23), hundreds of local runners & walkers participate in the Turkey Trot 5K Run/Walk. It’s a great way to help those in our community in need while celebrating a holiday of “thanksgiving.”

Runners, walkers, families, strollers & dogs are welcome. All proceeds benefit Lafayette Urban Ministry. To register go to www.turkeytrot5krun.org


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50 Days to Thanksgiving Celebration


The 30th annual Lafayette Urban Ministry Community Thanksgiving Celebration will servethanksgiving over 900 guests on Thanksgiving Day. Details are as follows:

  • Thursday, November 24
  • Noon to 2 p.m.
  • Central Presbyterian Church, Lafayette

The FREE meal includes a traditional Thanksgiving feast with turkey, dressing/stuffing, mashed potatoes, green beans, rolls and a variety of pies.

Donations and volunteers are needed to make it a success.

Your gift of $50, $100, $250, $500, or more, will help to defray the $9,000 expense for the meal.  Click “make a donation” below.

Check out the Thanksgiving Dinner Shopping List below. Please sign up to donate & volunteer TODAY.

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Join Us – LUM Thanksgiving Celebration


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For the 29th year, Lafayette Urban Ministry will host the Community Thanksgiving Dinner at noon on Thanksgiving Day (November 26).

The Thanksgiving holiday should be celebrated with others — so, those individuals and families in our community who want to enjoy Thanksgiving with their neighbors are encouraged to join us.

At the first LUM Community Thanksgiving Celebration, 75 people were welcomed and served. This year, LUM will serve over 900 guests and over 75 turkeys with all of the fixing plus six varieties of pie! It is a grand event that includes dinner, dessert, good company, and live musical entertainment. Everyone is welcome; no reservations are necessary; and it’s FREE. Here are the event details:

  • Date: Tomorrow — Thursday, November 26 — Thanksgiving Day
  • Time: Noon to 2 p.m.
  • Place: Central Presbyterian Church, 31 N 7th Street, Lafayette

To make a donation online, click HERE. Everyone is Welcome. Free will offering will be taken. No Reservations Required.


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Additional Community Thanksgiving Celebration information & acknowledgements:

  • Turkey Donations: For several years, most of the turkeys (30+) have been donated by the Christian Men’s Fellowship Group of First Christian Church. Led by Pastor Greg Eberhard and Randy Harrington, the Men’s group members prep, roast, and carve the turkeys late Wednesday evening through early Thanksgiving morning. The remainder of the turkeys this year have been donated by Central Presbyterian Church, St. John’s Episcopal Church, Elston Presbyterian Church, Purdue Federal Credit Union and Lafayette Brewing Company.
  • Central Presbyterian Church provides their entire facility free of charge. Many of their church members also volunteer with food preparation, facility management, setup and cleanup.
  • Pie Bakers: For the third year, most of the 112 pies are baked by the members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
  • Support from Local Restaurants: Food, drink & supplies donations have been committed by Chick-fil-A, Great Harvest Bread Company, Jane’s Gourmet Deli & Catering, MCL Cafeteria & Bakery, Kentucky Fried Chicken, McAlister’s Deli, Olive Garden, Olivero’s Southland Restaurant, Panera Bread and Texas Roadhouse.
  • Decorations: Table decorations and placemats are created by the students enrolled at the LUM After School Program, St. Boniface School and St. Mary Cathedral School. Several local Girl Scout Troops also made placemats and wrapped plastic utensils for place settings.

Donations are needed to make it a success.

Your gift of $50, $100, $250, $500, or more, will help to defray the $9,000 expense for the meal.  Click “make a donation” below.


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Community Thanksgiving Celebration Needs You – Invites You


The 29th annual Lafayette Urban Ministry Community Thanksgiving Celebration will serve
over 900 guests on Thanksgiving Day.

Detailsthanksgiving are as follows:

  • Thursday, November 26
  • Noon to 2 p.m.
  • Central Presbyterian Church, Lafayette

The FREE meal includes a traditional Thanksgiving feast with turkey, dressing/stuffing, mashed potatoes, green beans, rolls and a variety of pies.


Donations and volunteers are needed to make it a success.

Your gift of $50, $100, $250, $500, or more, will help to defray the $9,000 expense for the meal.  Click “make a donation” below.

Check out the Thanksgiving Dinner Shopping List below. Please sign up to donate & volunteer TODAY.


 

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Shopping List:

  • Dinner Rolls, ready-to-serve
  • Mixed Vegetables— canned (restaurant size)
  • Corn, Green beans— canned (restaurant size)
  • Yams— canned (restaurant size)
  • Cranberry sauce— canned
  • Green bean casseroles
  • Stuffing/dressing — 9×12 pans
  • Milk—individual serving cartons
  • Ice Tea mix
  • Bags of Ice
  • Dish clothes
  • Disposable Dessert plates
  • Disposable Dinner plates
  • Hot & cold cups
  • Paper napkins
  • Sterno burners & matches
  • Take-Out containers
  • Disposable roaster pans