Your Name: Judy Jones
Your Group: Presbyterian Church of the Master
Location: Mission Viejo, CA
Years Participated: 12
First Year: 2003
This Year: Collected $682 and 1,132 lbs. of food for South County Outreach
Presbyterian Church of the Master, Mission Viejo, California has been participating in the Souper Bowl of Caring since 2003. Now when the Super Bowl is played, PCOM anticipates our own Souper Bowl of Caring! PCOM's Missions Committee joins with church youth to plan the big day.Thank you so much, Presbyterian Church of the Master - for years and years of successful Souper Bowl of Caring collections!
This year, our enthusiastic teens created large posters for the Seattle Seahawks and New England Patriots. They also helped on Souper Bowl Sunday by collecting the packaged food into large barrels provided by South County Outreach, one of our Missions partners (a local food pantry). SCO helps by supplying barrels in Super Bowl Team colors, which helps keep track of the poundage each team has acquired. South County Outreach picks up the loaded barrels the next day, weighs the food, and reports back the results of the contest. The following Sunday, we learn which team won.
This year the Seahawks won our Souper Bowl of Caring with 798 pounds of food compared to the Patriots' 394 pounds, but the real winners are those who received this food and the generous PCOM members and friends who gave!