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CERT/CUMC Food Drive & Distribution Continues

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      On  April 25, 2020, from 11AM-1PM, CERT and CUMC  hosted a neighborhood food drive in the church parking lot.  The food was distributed to families the following Saturday, May 2, 2020. More than 55 families received enough food to last 2 weeks.  Everyone wore masks/facial covering.  


This effort will continue through the COVID-19 Crisis. For more information, contact Marvely at  Cheverly CERT. People are asked to donate any of the following items. 

Food Items

dried beans

bags of rice (brown or white)


pasta sauce (store bought)

ramen (chicken, beef, oriental)

bullion (chicken, beef, vegetable)

canned veggies (beans such as black, pinto &others, corn, peas, green beans, carrots, potatoes, etc)

canned soups (stock not cream. Chicken or vegetarian preferred)

bread (white or wheat)

crackers (plain or with peanut butter)

peanut butter

jelly (store bought)

canned or pouch tuna

canned or pouch chicken

Apple juice

Canned milk/ Soy and Almond

Grits, oatmeal

Non-Perishable Milk: Soy/Almond


House Hold Items

toilet paper

kleenex/facial tissue

paper towels

Food for Gladys Noon Spellman Students & Families

Monday, 4/27/2020


       At 10AM, Monday, April 27, 2020, the United Methodist Women, UMW, led by Karen White,  delivered food baskets to families of students who attend Gladys Noon Spellman. The UMW usually provides food baskets to GNS during the Thanksgiving and Easter breaks.

     Each family received a substantial basket/bag of food. Church and community members were invited to purchase the entire list of items to give to a family.  The list of requested items was as follows:

          2lb bag of yellow or white corn flour

·         5 lb bag of unbleached bread flour

·         4 lb bag of sugar

·         5 lb bag of rice

·         16 oz dry red beans;

·         16 oz dry black beans

·         24 oz vegetable oil

·         6 pack ramen soup – chicken flavor

·         16 oz macaroni pasta (uncooked)

·         two 24-oz jars of spaghetti sauce like Ragu

·         2 loaves multigrain bread

·         Three 15oz cans of canned fruit (such as peaches, pears, pineapple or mixed)

·         16 oz pancake mix (such as Aunt Jemima)

·         1 flavored drink mix such as Kool-Aid, enough for 8 quarts

·         3 cans tuna fish, packed in water or oil

Cheverly UMC United Methodist Woman, Karen White, working with Mirna Castillo to help GNS families during the pandemic. I'm a paragraph. 

Thanks for Supporting the Cheverly UMC Crop Walk Team!  

$2,463.00 Raised

Homemade Face Masks Needed for Community of Hope

     The Community of Hope needs children’s face masks. Persons who are making masks, are asked to create some for children. Completed masks can be dropped off to the home of Catherine Abbott, at 5719 Lockwood Road, Cheverly. I have sent them 10 masks and I am making more around my responsibilities with online school. Please pass along the request for children’s face masks to our CUMC family.  Masks can be sent masks directly to:

Attn: Roxana Trejo
Conway Health and Resource Center
4 Atlantic Street SW
Washington DC 20032

CUMC Servant Leaders helping out at the Safe Haven Program at University United Methodist Church, in College Park, MD 1/5/2020

MLK Jr.  Day of Service 
Not a Day Off but a Day On
January 20, 2020
CUMC community members made peanut butter and jelly/jam sandwiches for Martha's Table

Many thanks to the many persons who helped the team bypass its goal of $1,500. Special congratulations go to Sarah and Dave Bitzer for raising $1,313.

Right now, our team has raised the second highest amount of funds, behind Redeemer Lutheran. It is not too late to contribute. 



To sponsor the team, go to: 


 You can also support a member of the team. 


Blessing Bags! 

Many thanks to the many CUMC members and neighbors who donated items for Blessing Bags for Homeless Brothers and Sisters. More than 100 bags were created and distributed. To God be the Glory. 

CUMC Youth and Children Serving at the Loaves and Fishes Feeding Ministry at University UMC in College Park, MD

© 2019 Cheverly United Methodist Church

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