For more than 10 years, The Knights of the Holy Grill through Cypress Church have teamed with Faith in Christ Ministries (FICM) to prepare and feed hundreds of poor people living in the area surrounding Los Angeles Skid Row on Christmas Day a holiday meal.
Opportunities to serve include:
- Christmas meal preparation – Sunday, December 20 and every evening thereafter from 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm in the Cypress campus gym
- Christmas Day – Deliver and serve food approximately 9am-2pm
- Contributions of food, clothes, time, and money to help purchase the ingredients.
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Cypress Church has been a special blessing for the Pastors of Faith in Christ Ministries (FICM) by giving them Christmas Day off to celebrate. To accomplish this, we will prepare more than 1000 meals to transport in the Holy Grill to serve those living on skid row in downtown L.A. We also serve approximately 200 meals to the poor who gather at FICM. This has always been a huge blessing, not only to those poor being fed, but especially to those serving food or otherwise ministering to those living on the streets. For most, this will be the only meal and sense of celebration of the birth of our Lord that they will have.
Cypress Church brings everything required. Again, this is not a monumental task for our Lord, but it is a big task that cannot be accomplished without prayer, donations and support from many volunteers. Time, food items, and new or used clothing are all necessary.
Beginning Sunday, December 20 and every evening from 6:00-9:00pm until Christmas, we will be gathering at the kitchen and in the gym at Cypress Church to prepare all of the food required to accomplish this task.
Lists of the many things we will need and when they are needed are available in the Church Office. Clothes may be dropped by during the office hours of 9am to 4pm Monday through Thursday.
Please prayerfully consider how God can use you and your family to assist us in this holiday celebration of the birth of our Lord and Savior. Due to the living conditions and street language, those under 18 are recommended to volunteer serving only at FICM in lieu of Skid Row. We look forward to sharing prayer and fellowship with everyone led to assist in this fellowship of labor and love for God’s Poor Lambs.