Archdeacon Stringfellow's Sabbatical begins Jan. 24
Easton, Trinity: Social Ministries

Wilkes-Barre, St. Stephen's: Social MInistries

Dental Clinic ;
  free dental clinic appointment only 570-235-5642
  services include: cleanings, x-rays, extractions and fillings

Medical Clinic;
   free Medical clinic , appointment only 570-793-4361
   the clinic also periodically conducts health screenings and educational workshops. part of the clinic is a dispensary for common non-narcotic prescriptions.

Reach @ St Stephens
    Food Pantry and Clothing Closet and.....
    Food Pantry hours are 12:00 pm - 3:00pm daily (unless church is closed)  and is supported by parishioners, Weinberg Food Bank and Food Drives by local agencies including (but not limited to) Kings College campus, Riverside Cafe', Holy Cross Episcopal Church, and serves 200 families per month
     Clothing Closet hours are Tuesday 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM and Wednesday 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM. Supported by donations only from parishioners, community and other parishes clothes are free of charge and are clean and only slightly(gently) worn. Although I have put out "ripped" jeans since they are an existing trend. Families and individuals may access the clothing closet twice a month. Nearly two hundred families utilize our facility.
      the AND ......  Bed Rolls for homeless men and women are available by request and are supplied by "My Brothers Keeper" Jim and Flo Wheatly of Hop Bottom. (we also collect fabric for them to use to make these "ugly quilts")
           for individuals and families just getting a new apartment and need "starting" housewares: plates, cups, mugs, sheets and towels are available by request.
            Mother Teresa's Haven, a mens shelter managed by Catholic Social Services, is housed, in the former drop in center, on a rotation basis with other churches.
             Toys for Tots/Teens - for the past two years St Stephens has been a distribution center for families in need of toys for their children up to age 14 (and occasionally older).  The number of children receiving toys this past year was 472.


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