Thursday, February 23, 2017

In the News ... "Local church gives back to their community"

KWES Photo
• Sharing kindness, welcome and hospitality

By Jolina Okazaki, Multimedia Journalist

ODESSA, TEXAS - A local church gave back to the community this [past] Sunday by giving free dinners to residents in Odessa. They say instead of eating together, they're feeding together.

"There's stories of the gospel of Jesus feeding multitudes, feeding into 5,000," said Reverend Dr. Joe Weaks. "We thought it would be fun tonight instead of having a meal tonight, take it to the immediate neighbors so this is just a way of meeting neighbors and paying forward an act of kindness to them to say we'd love to get to know you."

First Christian Church in Odessa spent their evening filling bags with ingredients for a free dinner filled with ingredients for a spaghetti dinner. The dinner was to open arms to members of their community and welcome them to their church ...

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