MLK Jr. Weekend of Service (1)

9:00 AM - 2:00 PM: Red Cross Blood Drive. Sign up for a time slot now at

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM: Receive food donations for the Chester County Food Bank at Crops’ Marketplace. Sign up for a slot here.

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM: Food Distribution at Ebenezer Full Gospel Baptist Church

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM: Hopewell SAGES Mission Project at Hopewell. Register here.


8:00, 9:30, 11:00 AM: Worship at Hopewell

12:15 - 2:00 PM: Lunch and Share the Dream Study,* led by Pastor Amy (more info below)

1:00-2:00 PM: Children's Ministry visit to Arbor Terrace

6:00-8:00 PM: Discussion on MLK’s “Letter from a Birmingham Jail”, led by Pastor Amy

Time TBA: Activities for Students (6th-12th grades)

*Share the Dream is a six-session video Bible study based on the life and teachings of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. We’ll look at six biblical principles that shaped Dr. King's life and work: love, conscience, freedom, justice, perseverance, and hope. The first session begins Sunday, January 7.


10:00 AM - 1:00 PM: Receive food donations at Hopewell. Sign up for a slot here.

1:00-3:00 PM: Pack up and deliver food donations to the Chester County Food Bank. Sign up here.


  • Breakfast Cereal / Oatmeal
  • Pasta
  • Brown Rice
  • Canned Tuna, Salmon & Chicken
  • Hearty soups/stews (preferably pull-top)
  • Beans (dried & canned)


  • Pasta Sauce / Canned Tomatoes
  • Cooking Oils (Olive & Canola)
  • Herbs & Spices
  • Crackers whole grain
  • Peanut Butter (no high fructose corn syrup, look for the brown lid) 
  • Dried / Canned Fruits in juice
  • Whole grain granola bars / snacks
  • Condiments, Dressings

    ***low-sodium, low-sugar, no high fructose corn syrup, when possible***