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Serving the Community


Habitat for Humanity


Members and friends of our church serve local efforts of this national organization by volunteering at the ReStore and building homes in partnership with those in need of affordable housing.

Contact Lakes Area Habitat for Humanity.

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Gary and Judy Whiteman volunteer each week at the ReStore. Click here to watch their interview.

Sharing Bread Soup Kitchen and

Operation Sandwich

First Congregational members and friends fight against hunger to feed people in the community, through special offerings collected to Sharing Bread Soup Kitchen and Operation Sandwich. 

To learn more and how you may help: Sharing Bread Soup Kitchen and Operation Sandwich.

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Salvation Army Food Shelf


First Congregational Brainerd collects food and delivers to the Brainerd Food Shelf. Donations may be dropped off Wednesday, Thursday and Fridays during office hours and on Sundays.

We have two baskets for donations; one in the hallway parking lot entrance and the other in the Narthex of the main entrance.

Click this link to visit their website and here for their Facebook Page and learn more about our local food shelf.

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