In addition to the ministries listed below, Merciful Service also supports:
- Opportunity House– we collect toiletry donations from the congregation (collection point in the Merciful Service Ministry section of the Fellowship Hall)
- Re-cycling Bibles and Devotional Materials (collection point in the Merciful Service Ministry section of the Fellowship Hall.) Many items get passed on to Mission Solano.
- Collection of aluminum pop tabs going to the Ronald McDonald House (collection point in the Merciful Service Ministry section of the Fellowship Hall)
- Designing a Christmas Tree each year for auctioning at Vacaville’s Festival of the Trees
For more information on how to get involved with the various outreach opportunites sponsored by Merciful Service, please call 707-451-6675.
Every third Saturday of the month, Bethany serves the homeless in partnership with Misison Solano.
Volunteers are needed for:
- financial support
- food donations
- food preparation
- transportation to Mission Solano
- serving at Mission Solano
- clean up
Vaca FISH- Food Collection
Bethany’s Vaca FISH Food of the Month:
- January- Canned Meats (Chili, Sloppy Joe’s, Hash, etc.)
- February- Canned Soups
- March- Canned Fruits
- April- Macaroni and Cheese
- May- Hamburger Helper
- June- Small Syrup (any flavor)
- July- Peanut Butter
- August- Canned Pastas
- September- Macaroni and Cheese
- October- Applesauce and Canned Fruits
- November- Peanut Butter
- December- Canned Meats (tuna, chicken, etc.)
Collection boxes for food items are in the Narthex and the Merciful Services Ministry area of the Fellowship Hall. Donations of non-perishable food items of any kind are very appreciated. Fresh food items in bulk may be donated directly to the FISH Office near the Three Oaks Community Center in Vacaville. Alternately, you may give a tax deductible check paid directly to Vaca FISH.
Heaven Bound Haikus
Cards, Tote Bags, Devotional books, and other products featuring original Haiku poems and photography can be purchased by contacting the church office at (707) 451-6675. All proceeds benefit Merciful Service Ministries.