2nd annual "great Banquet" easter service

unity in the community

Join us for a celebration of community as we share over 1,000 pounds of BBQ, providing free groceries and clothing for anyone in need.  This celebration will include an Easter service, activities for the kids, and so much more! 

Sunday, April 21, 2019

All this will take place at the Church of the Nazarene

14001 Smoketown Road

Woodbridge, VA 22191

Service begins 2 pm

Banquet 3-5 pm

Distribution of food, kids clothing, hygiene items 3-5 pm

We have many different volunteer opportunities and we need your help! Please feel free to invite friends, family, coworkers, etc. to help serve at the Great Banquet. For all details and to volunteer, visit: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c044aaaac2dabfd0-great

We have new digital invites and a Facebook banner -- both in English and Spanish! Flyer English; Flyer Spanish; Facebook Banner English; Facebook Banner Spanish  

As we prepare for the Great Banquet, we ask that each member of the congregation collect at least one bag of groceries to help provide to those in need.  Suggested Grocery Items: 

  • Non-sugary breakfast cereals (Cheerios, corn flakes, shredded wheat)
  • Canned vegetables (preferably low-sodium or salt-free)
  • Canned meat (tuna, chicken)
  • Canned fruit (preferably in 100% juice, not syrup)
  • Canned or dried beans
  • Canned tomato sauce
  • Whole grain pasta
  • Canned soup
  • Brown rice
  • Peanut butter
  • Jelly
  • Honey
  • Cooking oil

We will also collect and distribute hygiene items to families as needed and available. Suggested Hygiene Items:

  • Soap
  • Toothpaste
  • Deodorant
  • Lotion
  • Feminine hygiene products
  • Wipes
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet paper
  • Laundry detergent
  • Dish soap
  • Pull-ups and diapers (size 5 & 6)

In addition to food and hygiene items, we are asking for donations of clean, gently used or new children’s clothing and kid’s books. 

For any questions, please reach out to Don Lombardo, lombardodp@gmail.com

"The LORD Almighty will spread a wonderful feast for all the people fo the world.  It will be delicious banquet."  Isaiah 25:6