Social Concerns

Prayer for Immigrants: “Dear Jesus, our journey through life is long and hard. We cannot make this trip alone; we must walk together on the journey.You promised to send us a helper, your Spirit. Help us to see your Spirit in those you send to journey with us. In the refugee family, seeking safety from violence, in the migrant worker bringing food to our tables, in the unaccompanied child, traveling in a dangerous world, let us see your spirit. Teach us to welcome not only the strangers in our midst but the gifts they bring as well. We are together on the journey, and for this we give you thanks. Amen.” — Immigration through the Lens of Faith

Food for the Hungry: Please remember to bring non -perishable food items to Mass. A check to BMAC enables them to buy 6X as much food for $1 as we can get at local grocery stores.

Tri-Parish Community Garden at Assumption Church: Every Tuesday evening, 5:30-dusk, volunteers will work and harvest food from the garden to be distributed to food banks and homeless shelters.

WW Churches Provide Daily Lunches for the Hungry: If you’d like to help the Congregational Church across the street diagonally from the Public Library, prepare and serve lunch on Wednesdays, one hour shifts, 11 am-1:30 pm, contact Beth Call, trollshouse@bmi.net, 529-0216.

Walla Walla Valley Human Life: Yard sale, Friday and Saturday, July 15 and 16 from 8 am-2 pm, 1044 Valley Chapel Road, WW. Donations of items for yard sale, and volunteers needed. Contact Kim Owsley, 509-540-1960, kim.owsley@hotmail.com.

Fair Trade Coffee: Buying delicious,organic, Fair Trade Coffee, benefits family farmers, not large corporations, and helps enable CRS to sponsor self-help projects around the world. wwpinneys@gmail.com.

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