Monthly Mission Focus – Fletcher Place Community Center
Breaking the cycle of poverty through hope, compassion and renewal. Fletcher Place Community Center, located at the corner of State & Prospect in Indianapolis, is dedicated to alleviating poverty & hunger for families, youth and homeless persons in their neighborhood. They provide the support, help and encouragement some families need to overcome financial struggles utilizing a small staff and thousands of volunteer hours each year. Fletcher Place Community Center is St. Mark’s May mission focus.
Volunteer opportunities range from serving a meal, sorting donations for the free thrift store, stocking food in the food pantry, helping out in the Art in the City program, working in the Seeds of Hope Community Garden Project or annual Christmas Store, or helping with building upkeep. A team from St. Mark’s serves breakfast at the center the 4th Thursday each month and we.
Outreach services include:
Free Store: Monday – Thursday, 8:30-11:30 a.m.
Food Pantry: Monday – Friday, 9:00-Noon – St. Mark’s is the “OATMEAL CHURCH”
Hot Meals: Dinner on Monday & Wednesday; Breakfast on Tues., Thursday & Friday
Art in the City: for school-aged children during Fall, Spring & Summer breaks.
Seniors: meet the 3rd Wednesday, September-May, for lunch, bingo and visits by special guests.
St. Mark’s is their “Oatmeal Church” and we collect oatmeal for the Fletcher Place food pantry. Please bring donations of old fashioned oats (regular or quick) to St. Mark’s and place in the food pantry bin inside Door #2. Financial donations may be given on Sundays during April using the white mission envelope in the worship bulletin or given through our website.