WHO: Everyone is invited to come. No restrictions. We now having people from Baltimore City , Baltimore County, Howard County, and Anne Arundel County.
WHAT IS PROVIDED: Food, clothes, household items, prayers and an uplifting meeting. We never know what we have from one week to the next.
WHEN: Every Friday morning. Clients can begin signing-in at 8:30am. Between 9:30-10:00am we host a short service and a guest speaker. We provide information about Heritage Community Church and the community. At 10am we start giving out food.
WHERE: 8146 Quarterfield Road, Severn, MD 21144
FOOD INFO: We get our food from Anne Arundel Food Bank, Brooklyn Church of God, Maryland Food Bank, Giant Food store, Panera and from people in the church. Some of our clients give back to us because we helped them when they needed the help.
SHOPPING CARTS: Shopping carts are provided for the people when they go through the food line.
SECOND FRIDAY: On the second Friday of the month we have a truck from Maryland Food Bank drop off about 6500 pounds of produce to us.
THIRD FRIDAY: On the third Friday of the month we give government food to those who qualified for the food.
EXTRA FOOD & CLOTHES: The extra food goes to other churches or homeless centers in the area. We try not to waste food. The Bread Pantry reaches other states and countries. When we have extra clothes, school supplies and other items we have people who can send them to other places. We do not a place to store the extra items.
Heritage Community Church Bread Pantry is devoted to nurturing love for God, love for self, and love for others by helping and serving others in need of physical and spiritual food.
Our culture is to accept we are all sinners; Jesus is the teacher we strive to follow. Our culture is to create a safe and loving environment for people to relax, reflect, and grow while serving others.
HCC has five "Purposes"
The Bread Pantry covers all five of the "purposes" HCC has, but has adopted one primary.
The primary purpose of the Bread Pantry is the "Ministry" purpose. We chose this purpose because we are first and foremost a "service" based ministry.
For more information | John Cordle, Director, 443.618.3489