Stories tagged with: Christ's Table

May 14, 2014 - 9:31am
1 year 28 weeks ago

School students continue to count down the days remaining in the year.

While their parents may be wondering how to feed their children lunch this summer. Christ's Table said they encourage families to take advantage of not only their program, but others that help keep kids fed.

"There's the summer school program through Zanesville City Schools. If you can't get to Christ's Table for lunch there's an evening meal at the Salvation Army. There's the food pantry system and then...

April 20, 2014 - 3:08pm
1 year 31 weeks ago

Members of the Wildwood Church of Christ visited Christ's Table earlier on Sunday to lend a helping hand.

The church is a regular supporter of the food pantry and visits every few weeks. This time their scheduled visit landed on Easter and they say they wouldn't have it any other way.

" We find it very rewarding to learn the stories behind everybody and to meet new people and we want to spread God's love and show these folks that there are people out there who do care. They...

February 14, 2014 - 5:39pm
1 year 41 weeks ago

Christ's Table celebrates Valentine's Day.

Christ's Table partnered with Kroger grocery store to make sure that visitor's felt loved during the holiday.

"We were able to decorate our dining room with big valentine balloons through a partnership with our local Kroger who are a wonder to us everyday, but they wanted Valentine's Day to be special to those we serve and it was, " said Executive Director, Keely Warden.

The children from the Zanesville Civic League also...

February 4, 2014 - 4:45pm
1 year 42 weeks ago

With a winter storm in the forecast, there's a chance homebound meals won't be delivered Wednesday. Christ's Table volunteers spent the day delivering "blizzard meals" for residents enrolled in the program.

"Tomorrow, if this icy weather does come in, we need you to listen to WHIZ and if you're instructed to use your blizzard meal, put the meal in your freezer today and take that our tomorrow and it can be microwaved," said Keely Warden, executive director at Christ...

January 22, 2014 - 6:37pm
1 year 44 weeks ago

It takes more than just food and volunteers to keep Christ's Table running.

Executive Director Keely Warden knows that all too well. While Warden is thankful for the "great group of donors" that donate to Christ's Table, she says she wants to reach out to the youth in our community and also try to get residents to commit to donating on a monthly basis.

"We're just trying to promote that running this mission is more than just food and volunteers and we have to pay...

January 1, 2014 - 2:09pm
1 year 47 weeks ago

The volunteers at Christ's Table are bringing in the New Year by providing service to the less fortunate in our area.

Pastor at Rushing Wind Biker Church, Michael McGuire says his New Year's Resolution is to help people in the community while spreading the word of Christ. He says volunteering his time is something he and others like him are called to do.

"We enjoy coming in here anytime during the year and serving those who might be in need, but especially today bringing in...

December 31, 2013 - 4:38pm
1 year 47 weeks ago

A local service organization is open to the public on New Year' s Day.

Kitchen Manager at Christ's Table, Tim Collins says that they are open on any holiday if it falls during the week. He says that he expects the number of visitors to be around the same as last week for Christmas. Many guests will be dining in and even more will have their food delivered to them by volunteers.

"If it's anything like Christmas it will be somewhere around 160 people in house and 220 outside...

December 25, 2013 - 3:48pm
1 year 48 weeks ago

The volunteers at Christ's Table are doing their part to make sure everyone has a happy holiday.

This year Christ's Table is expected to feed approximately 3,000 locals during the week of Christmas. On Monday they served guest a traditional holiday meal complete with turkey, mashed potatoes and corn and on Wednesday they prepared a special menu for Christmas.

"Today we are doing ham and sweet potatoes and green beans and cake and anything else I can think of that's sweet and...

December 23, 2013 - 5:57pm
1 year 48 weeks ago

If you need a place to go for Christmas for a delicious meal, we have the place for you.

You can find a warm meal every day of the year at Christ's Table but on Christmas Eve and Christmas day, the food pantry offers something a little special.

"We try to have traditional treats for all of our guests, that we can walk around with and share lots and lots of sweets on Christmas because that's what Christmas is all about,” explained Executive Director, Keely Warden....

November 28, 2013 - 3:53pm
2 years 16 hours ago

Hundreds of those who may not be as fortunate, were provided a warm thanksgiving meal by the generous hands at Christ's Table.

Executive Director Keely Warden said they started early this morning and there was a special moment at the start of serving meals.

"It was really neat,” said Warden. “Our volunteers wanted to go out into the dining room and join hands with our guests and we said a morning prayer, which was absolutely wonderful and just thanking God for...

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