Community Thanksgiving Meal – First Baptist Church of Clayton

November 27, 2019 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
First Baptist Church of Clayton
411 N Fayetteville St
Clayton, NC 27520
Rich Howard

Serve the Need in Johnston County, Inc. (STN) is hosting its 12th Annual Thanksgiving Community Sit-Down Meal.   It will be held on Wednesday, November 27, 2019 from 11am to 2pm at the Civitan Club at 340 McCullers Street in downtown Clayton.  And from 5p-7p at First Baptist Church at 411 N. Fayetteville Street, Clayton.

Each year STN coordinates the sit-down meal serving approximately 3,000 people in need of fine food and fellowship.  Local civic organizations and clubs, businesses and churches provide a full Thanksgiving menu including turkey, ham, dressing and gravy, green beans, sweet potatoes and an assortment of desserts and beverages.

The Thanksgiving Community Sit-Down Meal is free and entrance to the event is assured by picking up free tickets at the following locations:
St. Ann Catholic Church (Food Pantry 4057 US 70 Business – Fridays 9:30am to 12pm),
Clayton Area Ministries ( 780 Durham Street, Clayton — Weekdays from 1p-3p )

The food and volunteers for the Thanksgiving Community Sit-Down Meal are provided by the following:
Butterball Corporation,
Clayton Animal Hospital,
Clayton Area Ministries,
Clayton First Baptist Church,
Clayton Civitan Club,
Clayton Steakhouse Restaurant,
Four Oaks Bank,
Horne Methodist Church,
Serve the Need in Johnston County, Inc.,
St. Ann Catholic Church,
Waste Industries,
Woman’s Club of Clayton,
Zaxby’s Restaurants of Clayton and Smithfield
And many, many other individuals

“It is an incredible experience to witness such generosity and enthusiasm from the Clayton community each and every year.”  Stated event chairperson, Richard Howard.  “The atmosphere here is not one of deprivation, but of joy and blessing and sincere thankfulness from each and every recipient and volunteer.”

Howard goes on to say that if it wasn’t for the generosity of those listed and more, this event would not take place and that would be a real shame.  “We count on the volunteers and the donations.  We could always use more, so if you’re interested, please contact me and we’ll get you involved!”


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