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Old Savannah City Mission’s 15th Annual Day of Great Thanksgiving
On Saturday, November 17, 2012, Old Savannah City Mission celebrated
its 15th Day of Great Thanksgiving. Beautiful skies greeted the day as
activities commenced with several community groups providing clothing,
shoes, coats and information to the hundreds of friends and neighbors
who began to assemble for the celebration.
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The Isle of Hope United Methodist Church praise band offered praise
music to God for all that he has done in our lives over the past year,
Father Steve Evan, Old Savannah City Mission’s Chaplain shared an
encouraging Thanksgiving word.
During the celebration, Old Savannah City Mission served over 680
delicious turkey dinners with all the trimming.
We would like to thank our partners, Savor Savannah Catering at the
Savannah International Trade Center, Calvary Day School, The Lady
and Sons, River Boat Cruise Lines, JCB Inc., Pioneer Foodservice IFH,
Thomas & Hutton, WMA Architects, Bojangle’s, Shane’s Rib Shack,
Isle of Hope United Methodist Church, Heads Up Unlimited Guidance
Service (HUGS), Coats for Compassions, Smart Feet, Norma Curry,
and a host of additional volunteers.
Please mark your calendar for next year’s 17th Annual Day of Great
Thanksgiving scheduled for Saturday, November 22, 2014
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Donates to the Mission
The Savannah Chapter of the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority made a recent
donation of needed food and personal care items to Old Savannah City
Mission to use in support of our Friends and Neighbors.
Founded in 1913 at Howard University by twenty-two women, Delta
Sigma Theta Sorority strives to promote excellence by providing
assistance to people in need. Members of the Savannah Chapter have
continued with this noteworthy tradition. Members of the sorority
making the donation presentation to William E. Stiles, Executive
Director, and Connell Stiles, Director of Development and Thrift
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An Annual Day of Great Thanksgiving Prayer
Each year, as the fall season approaches I begin to get excited. I can
count on regaining the hour of sleep lost with daylight savings time. I can
count on decreasing temperatures to a more pleasant tropical
environment, and most of all I can count on the Old Savannah City
Mission bringing the community together for the Annual Day of Great
Thanksgiving., and giving thanks to God for all he has blessed me with
during the year.
I was recently revisited an account of a 90-year-old man and the joy he
had in “remembering”. He said, rather than reviewing disappointments,
my thoughts are filled with thankfulness and praise to God. We
sometimes take for granted those mercies that include good health, a
godly and caring wife, the joy of seeing children who have “not fell” far
from the tree, the joy of having parents who are alive although in poor
health, and the opportunities that we have to serve God. We must
consider the things that God has blessed us with as gifts—none
deserved, but all gratefully received.
For the past seventeen years, Old Savannah City Mission has received
gifts of prayers, volunteers, donations, and financial support from those in
our community who love the Lord, and believe in the core mission of
presenting the Gospel (365 days a year), feeding the hungry, sheltering
the homeless, rehabilitating the addict, and restoring the ex-offender.
This year, as we honor God, please join your neighbors at Old
Savannah City Mission on Saturday, November 22, 2014 as we give
thanks to God for his mercies at our 17th Annual Day of Great
Thanksgiving. You are invited to eat at God’s house, share a meal, tour
the facility, and minister to others who know and those who may not know
Your financial support is welcomed and needed. I am encouraging
you to send a contribution today to support the 17th Annual Day of Great
Thanksgiving. Your contribution will continue to “help the Mission help
others”. Contributions may be mailed to OSCM, P O Box 16839,
Savannah Georgia, 31416-3539 or made on the web at www.oscm.org.
Your prayers and support are gratefully received, may God bless you!
A Friend of the Old Savannah City Mission
|Old Savannah City Mission Announces the 17th Annual Day of Great
Thanksgiving is America’s holiday. Many consider it to be our most
meaningful celebration of the year. Thanksgiving is a time for family and
friends to come from far and near to be together, give thanks to God and
sharing a delicious meal.
The 17th Annual Day of Great Thanksgiving (the Mission’s signature
event) will be celebrated on Saturday, November 22, 2014. You are
invited to take part in a delicious smoked turkey dinner that will be served
starting at 1:00 p.m., at Old Savannah City Mission, 2414 Bull Street.
Prior to lunch (starting at 10:30 a.m.) several activities will be occurring
including praise and worship music, clinical service information, and a
coat give-a-way. Father Steve Evans, the Chaplain at Old Savannah City
Mission will provide the Thanksgiving message at noon.
A LIMITED number of volunteer opportunities are available on the day
of the event (Saturday, November 22, 2014). Anyone interested in
volunteering on Saturday, November 22nd should contact Debi
Mulanax at firstname.lastname@example.org. Debi will communicate with you
through email correspondence.
Volunteers are also needed during the week of November 17th to
prepare turkeys for smoking (Wednesday, November 19th beginning at
10:00 a.m.), pulling turkey (after smoking) on Thursday, November 20th
at 1:00 p.m. and at 6:00 p.m.
Anyone interesting in volunteering on Wednesday, November 19th or
Thursday, November 20th should contact Old Savannah City Mission at
912-232-1379 and request extension 211 for recorded instructions.
Financial contributions are needed and welcomed, and can be
made by mail to Old Savannah City Mission, P O Box 16839,
Savannah Georgia, 31416-3539