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Food Pantry

With the economy struggling, our Food Pantry meets the needs of area families on a weekly basis. Open each Friday at 8:30 am, the pantry supplies free canned and packaged food along with some vegetables, breads, meats, and dairy products.

Our food pantry is blessed generously by our church’s budget, but also by other area churches, schools, and service organizations who help contribute money and food.

The pantry serves between 150 and 200 families a week. In addition, there is a weekly Bible Study (in Fellowship Hall), available for all, during the hour prior to food distribution.

Volunteers are needed to purchase food, pick up donated food, sort and stock shelves and freezers, and serve on Friday mornings. If you have the spiritual gifts of Helps or Hospitality you may find this a very rewarding opportunity. For more information on the food pantry, contact Ann Hartwig or Kathy Pyle at foodpantry@murrietaumc.org.

Thanksgiving at the Pantry is a special time. The families really look forward to the Thanksgiving bags and the congregation is always amazingly generous in filling them. Shopping lists are available at church and the church office. We ask that you put items in a sturdy re-usable bag and attach the list to the outside […]

Murrieta is participating in the Homeless Alliance This was an interesting month at the Pantry with lots of nice things happening. The Young Mothers Groups at the LDS Church filled Mothers’ Day gift baskets and handed them out to the pantry visitors the Friday before Mothers’ Day. We were also visited on Friday morning by Brian […]