Souper Bowl of Caring is Feb. 5Souper Bowl of Caring is Feb. 5
Everyone at the Grove City Community Food Pantry is wondering who will be in the Souper Bowl on Feb. 5. The Souper Bowl of Caring is a national organization that has been promoting this one-day event since 1990.
The nation-wide event, held on Super Sunday, organizes young people in an effort to alleviate hunger and benefit local charities like the Grove City Community Food Pantry. In 2016, the Souper Bowl saw 6,886 groups participate. They collected…
UPC Youth collect for Souper Bowl of CaringUPC Youth collect for Souper Bowl of Caring
By Sun Staff on Feb 10, 2017 at 11:49 a.m.
Youth at United Presbyterian Church in Jamestown collected food items for Souper Bowl Sunday along with special offerings that totaled $224. The food items and money will be shared with the food pantries at Salvation Army and Community Action Region VI. Souper Bowl of Caring is when youth across the nation work to fight hunger and poverty in their own communities around the time of the Super Bowl…
Churches vie for Souper Bowl of Caring titleChurches vie for Souper Bowl of Caring title
By KIM SPENCER / N-C Correspondent
The New England Patriots pulled off an historic win last weekend to take home the Lombardi trophy. This past Sunday, a trophy of a different kind was at stake as two local pastors and their respective congregations went head-to-head in hopes of bringing the coveted 'Souper Bowl of Caring' trophy back to their home turf.
A friendly challenge between pastors Brian Markle of the Shippensburg Church of the…
Baking for the Souper BowlOn a Saturday evening one teen and three of her friends from the church Young People's Department had a home cooked meal. After dinner they started the main task of the evening, baking. They made cup cakes and cookies. Some also printed signs. Armed with the signs and baked goods the next morning they set up a sales table. They were ready. Right after morning worship sales began. Cookies and cup cakes only $1 a bag. A few parents even added items for sale.
It only took a few minutes of…
'Souper' BowlThe Shelter Island National Honor Society (NHS) recently partnered with Souper Bowl of Caring to create an opportunity for students to join in a national movement of giving.
In the days leading up to the Super Bowl, odd grades at the school went up against even grades to see which team could collect the most food and household items for the food pantry.
Total donations in the amount of $30 and 421 food items brought bragging rights to the odd team.
On Monday, February 6, NHS members…
BRISTOL SPOTLIGHT: During Souper Bowl of Caring, thoughtful food is food for thoughtBRISTOL BOROUGH Former Bristol Borough Police Chief Arnold A. Porter was beaming.
By: By Cate Murway, Digital First Media
"We had a great turnout yesterday at the AOC Souper Bowl of Caring - both food and volunteers," he said. "A total of 37 volunteers showed up including eight from the scouts and five from Bristol High School. We had five deliveries of food of approximately equal proportions. If Frank's group delivered 663.2 pounds, then our approximate total for the day was 3,166…
Christian Ministry kicks off Souper Bowl of Caring fundraiserChristian Ministry kicks off Souper Bowl of Caring fundraiser
While millions of people across America prepare to feast during Super Bowl Sunday, Christian Ministry of Lincoln County will be accepting donations for the annual nationwide Souper Bowl of Caring fundraiser.
"All of the money we raise will go directly to our soup kitchen to feed the people," Christian Ministry executive director Susan Brymer said. "It's the easiest fundraising event that any…
Souper Bowl of Caring at FBCEvery year around the first week in February, there is an event that happens in America that literally causes almost half of people in the world to stop what they are doing and turn on their televisions. That event is the Super Bowl.
Super Bowl Sunday has become a national holiday focused on consumption (just think of the ads that run during the game). It's a day for eating and drinking and having friends over to party and watching football.
In 1990, one individual was so disgusted by…
Georgia Military College hosts "Souper Bowl" of caringGeorgia Military College Augusta hosted a "Souper Bowl" of Caring event to raise money for its scholarship fund.
Students, staff, and faculty all came together to make 13 different soups to sell from chilis, chowders and stews.
Meals were sold for $3 each, which included a bowl of soup, cornbread and a drink. Meal refills were also made available for $2. The faculty, staff and students participating in the event wore their favorite teams' jersey.
The event brought in a total of $301…
Eagle Scout Project: Food Pantry/Drive, Literacy Drive at 1st UMC, Dover, NJOur Food Pantry was remodeled within the last month as part of an Eagle Scout project developed by church member Luke Mains. Luke planned and installed a new layout of shelves, painted the room, conducted a community food drive (740 non-perishable food items), and received donations of gift cards (present count $160) towards the work of the food pantry. In addition, a literacy drive was conducted with a total of 561 books (preschool, elementary, middle/high school and adult) collected. …
Meeting Another NeedOur church has worked for years with St. Stephen's Episcopal Church's Food Pantry in Ferguson, MO. This year for our Souper Bowl collection we decided to help the pantry clients in a slightly different way. Everyone who receives a bag of food at St. Stephen's is also offered an extra food item or a personal care item in addition to the bag, depending on what has been donated to the pantry. For the past year donations of personal care items have been very low and clients are always asking…
Charlotte Latin SchoolThanks to all the help from the Service Council at Charlotte Latin School and the help of Mr. Stacks this year was a success!
Loaves and FishesI am so blessed to have worked with everyone from Loaves and Fishes! Ms. Shay is the bomb!
Souper Bowl WorshipThe youth performed the following skit written by Pastor Dave Haven.
Souper Bowl Worship
PROPS: Flashlights, offering plates, football, kettles, bowls, clock, coins, bags of snacks, hotdish
Characters: Narrator, Flashers, Cheerleaders, Referee, Clangers, Snackers, Multitudes
Narrator: Good morning and welcome to Souper Bowl Sunday. In order to better understand this day, we would like you to become familiar with some important terminology.
North United Methodist Church Manchester, CTThe day before Super Bowl Sunday The North United Methodist Church Youth Group along with a few parents and advisors, lock themselves in the church around 3PM.
They work until the wee hours of the morning baking breads and making soups, grinders, sandwiches, brownies and cookies, that they sell to raise money for the local MACC Charity.
We'd like to share something from one of our youth group members who participated this year:
"Participating in the SOUPer Bowl means being a part of a…
Faithful ChurchThe Tuesday before, I had to go to the hospital for painful breathing. Turned out I had multiple blood clots in both lungs. I was blessed in that I didn't have to stay long in the hospital and was recovering extraordinarily fast. I was able to attend our event that others had to set up and conduct. Our youth sponsor the party but our whole church joins in the meal and giving food donations and as much of the game they want to watch with us. And our faithful church family came through and gave…
Towel driveWhile at the City Mission doing a Valentines party for the children residing there, we asked the staff on duty if they had any specific needs. it was brought to our attention they were in desperate need of towels and washcloths for their residents. The teens quickly jumped in and wasted to help. Text were sent to a few members of the church to get the ball rolling and 2 days later it was announced at church. the church stepped up to the plate and on 02/13 19 towel sets were delivered. …
Souper BowlUnfortunately this year both our Minster and myself was on vacation. I was gone from December till two weeks after the Super Bowl. As a result we didn't get the word out like most years. Our Church does a on going collection for the Food Pantry so I was able to report what we had in the collection jar that hadn't already been taken to the Pantry.
AND, WE HELPED!Fairbanks United Methodist Church, Houston, TX, with the cooperation and assistance of Boy Scout Troop 1944 (which is sponsored by the church) and two other troops, made our Souper Bowl of Caring one of great success and a lot of fun. The church support was festive with a "Jeans and Jerseys" day - boy, church was both casual and colorful! The following Sunday, our youth ministry, Teen Life, unloaded and stock the groaning shelves of our food pantry, Fairbanks Assistance Ministry. We are so…
2017 reportFor 2017, we topped our best record, collecting 626 cans of soup for the Emergency Food Cupboard of the Open Pantry in Springfield MA. Our entire congregation donates soup and we are so grateful to be able to help our neighbors in need through Souper Bowl of Caring!
Peace Presbyterian Church and Hope Presbyterian Church Combinded 2017 Souper Bowl of Caring Food Drives, Pearland, TXOn Sat. and Sun., Feb. 4-5, 2017, volunteers from Peace Presbyterian Church Pearland worked in conjunction with volunteers from Hope Presbyterian Church Pearland to hold food drives at two different locations (Kroger and Randall's) in west Pearland, TX . The combined teams had 25 youth and 22 adult volunteers during this two day food drive. Stacy and Alex were volunteer team leaders both days at Randall's and Kroger, respectively. Together our teams collected a total of 566 (actual) bags of…
Shepherd of the Hill Lutheran Church's Souper Bowl of Caring SundayWe began our morning off with an intergenerational Sunday School event, where we used activities and Bible study material from the Souper Bowl website. We had about 40 people learning about hunger in the world and in our country. Their ages ranged from 3 to 85 years old.
At one point in the event we sent the 3-year olds through 5th graders into another room to pack "Friendship Soup" bags, which included a dry mix they created, pasta, canned items needed for the soup, and the recipe. …
Souper Bowl of Caring Catawba UMCAnnually our children's ministry host this event. Their parents make grilled cheese sandwiches, the congregation brings their favorite crock pot of soup and the children bring desserts. They also do the "invites" leading up to the event to insure not only a great turn out, but encourage folks to break the previous year's total.
last year we raised over $1200 for our local school's Backpack For Kids program which supplies individual foods in a backpack for the weekend of those children that…
Our 2017 Souper SupperEach year the Moxham Lutheran Church youth put on our Souper Bowl of Caring Aprons and our chef hats for the Souper Bowl of Caring! We prepare and host a Souper Supper to raise money for the Park Avenue Food Pantry in our neighborhood. The youth make homemade soup and bread with their adult helpers on Saturday then we we serve the meal after worship on Souper Bowl of Caring Sunday. We talk about how important it is to share what we have with others. Based on the story of Jesus feeding 5000…