Opportunities with Mission Partners – September 2019

Send Hunger Packing Princeton

On Sunday, September 15th from 2-4pm Send Hunger Packing Princeton (SHUPPrinceton), which provides weekend food to Princeton students in need, will be having their 5th annual Fall “friendraiser” at Hinds Plaza (next to the Princeton Public Library). This year’s food packing event, in partnership with Mercer Street Friends, will be a unique opportunity for Princeton families to come together to help their community by providing for people in need.  Admission to the event is Free, however donations are appreciated and can be made in person or on their website www.SHUPPrinceton.org.

“This Community focused event is a wonderful opportunity for Princeton families to come together to serve those in our community who need our help” –Ross Wishnick, Founder, SHUPPrinceton

To date, SHUPPrinceton has distributed over 140,000 meals to Princeton children. For more information, or to make a donation go to www.SHUPPrinceton.org Contact: Wendy Vasquez 908-797-7291 

Visit Nassau’s Myanmar Mission Partner

Lois Young and Sue Jennings are leading a trip to Myanmar this fall on behalf of Nassau’s international mission partner Cetana. The date of the tour is October 9-20. Somewhat shorter than in previous years, the tour will nevertheless include visits to Cetana teaching sites in Yangon as well as Inle Lake, Bagan, and Ngapali Beach. Excluding international airfare, the approximate cost will be $3500 per person double occupancy, including lodging, internal transportation via bus and air, all meals, sightseeing, and baggage transfers.

Conversation with International Peacemaker

September 29, Noon-ish, Witherspoon Street Church, Fellowship Hall
Come welcome and meet International Peacemaker Monique Ngoie Mukuna Misenga from the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Elder Misenga will talk about how education and income-generating projects help women lift themselves out of extreme poverty. She is an advocate for women’s rights and works to end violence again women. The program will also include information about Witherspoon’s connections with Liberia and Ghana.

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