These are the feeding ministries located at our churches throughout the synod (alphabetically by state).  If your church has a ministry you’d like to add to our list, please email the information to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Emanuel Lutheran Church, Hartford, CT

Overnight shelter and morning meal once a week (suspended with other support provided in the community); weekend food pantry (expanding days to serve record numbers during the current situation) for the Hartford community. You can:

-Volunteer to help with distribution (Spanish speaker especially needed); contact Naomi Ngoma

-Donate money online (memo: Food Pantry) or by check to:

               Emanuel Lutheran Church (memo: Food Pantry)

               311 Capitol Ave.

               Hartford, CT 06106

Faith Lutheran Church, Middletown, CT

Welcome Table Wednesday provides a free weekly meal to anyone (now to-go). 

-Donate on our website faithelcamiddletown.org or by check to

Faith Lutheran Church

300 Washington St.

Middletown CT 06457

First Lutheran Church, New Britain, CT

Provides Monday morning and Wednesday evening meals (now to-go) weekly. You can:

-Donate by check to

               First Lutheran Church (memo: Monday Mingle/Wednesday Pasta)

               77 Franklin Square

               New Britain, CT 06051

Grace Lutheran Church, Hartford, CT

Provides a weekly community meal on Fridays (now to-go). You can:

-Donate via check to

Grace Lutheran Church (memo: Friday Gatherings)

               46 Woodland St.

               Hartford, CT 06105

-Or learn about and support the work of freshstartpalletproducts.org

Zion Lutheran Church, Bristol, CT

Meals for Neighbors provides a food pantry two days a week and a community meal four days a week (now a morning prepackaged meal). You can:

-Donate via check to

               Meals for Neighbors

               27 Judd St.

               Bristol, CT 06010

-For more information contact Monak Chunn at 860-589-7744 (voicemail option #1)

Emmanuel Lutheran Episcopal Church, Augusta, Maine

Bridging the Gap offers essential hygiene items, open Tuesday and Thursday from 10 am -12 pm.  You can:

-Donate here or by check to

               Emmanuel Lutheran Episcopal Church (memo Bridging the Gap)

               209 Eastern Avenue

               Augusta, ME 04330

Cathedral in the Night, Northampton, Mass.

Serves a weekly hot meal (now to-go) on a day that no other service provides food. You can:

-Apply for a Thrivent Grant to support meals to go or essentials kits for those experiencing homelessness. Contact Pr. Stephanie Smith at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for details.

-Provide needed supplies via this Amazon wish list

-Donate money directly via PayPal or by check to:

               Cathedral in the Night

               867 N. Pleasant St.

               Amherst, MA 01002

Faith Lutheran Church, Cambridge, Mass.

Provides a hot meal (now to go) on the first and fourth Tuesdays of each month; food distribution on the last Saturday of the month.  You can:

-Help prepare meals with the guests

-Donate online here or by check to:

               Faith Lutheran Church

               311 Broadway

               Cambridge, MA 02139

Our Saviour's Lutheran Church,  East Boston, Mass.

Hosts the East Boston Community Soup Kitchen which runs weekly meals and a community space on Tuesdays (now offering restaurant take-out and grocery store gift cards). You can

-Donate via check to:

East Boston Community Soup Kitchen

PO Box 497

East Boston, MA 02128

Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more info.

Nativity Lutheran Church, North Conway, NH

Provides a day resource center for people experiencing homelessness (now operating with modified services). You can:

-Donate used tents

-Donate canned goods (especially pull-top cans)

-Donate via check to:

               Nativity Lutheran Church (memo: The Way Station)

               P.O. Box 1638

               North Conway, NH 03860

-Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information

Triumphant Cross Lutheran Church, Salem, NH

The Bread of Life Food Pantry provides supplemental food and toiletries Mondays 10 am-12 pm and Thursdays 6:30-8:30 pm. (currently providing "drive-thru" pick-up). You can: 

-Donate online at triumphantcross.org (click the contribute button) or by check to: 

Triumphant Cross Lutheran Church 

171 Zion Hill Rd

Salem, NH 03079

-Food/toiletry donation drop-off arrangements or need inquiries may be made via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or calling 603-893-0305.  

Church Beyond the Walls, Providence, RI

Provides a community meal Saturdays after 2 pm worship. You can: 

-Donate online at https://churchbeyondthewalls.org/#donate

-Help with food prep Saturdays at 11 am

-Set up for a day of service and reflection on a Saturday 11 am-4 pm

- Contact Pr. Linda Forsberg at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 East Greenwich Interfaith Food Cupboard, East Greenwich, RI 

First Lutheran in partnership with others provides a food pantry Monday, Wednesday, and Friday 10:30-noon. You can support them by: 

-Drop off food at Dave's Marketplace in East Greenwich or at First Lutheran when it re-opens (118 Division St., East Greenwich, RI)

Emanuel Lutheran Church, West Warwick, RI

Runs a weekly food pantry on Tuesdays 10 am – 12 pm.  You can:

-Donate online through Givelify or via check to:

 Emanuel Lutheran Church (memo: Food Pantry)

               9 New London Avenue

West Warwick, RI 02893

-Contact Myron Gadoury  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information

St. Andrew Lutheran Church, Charlestown, RI

Runs a weekly food pantry on Wednesdays and Saturdays, a Personal Needs Closet for toiletries and a Community Dinner on the last Tuesday of the month (now offering to-go dinners).  You can:

​​​​​​​                St. Andrew Lutheran Church (memo: Food Pantry)

                15 East Beach Road

                Charlestown, RI 02813

  • Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information

 Pilgrim Lutheran Church, Warwick, RI

Runs a weekly Wednesday food pantry, currently evaluating how to serve with new restrictions. You can:

Donate via check to:

               Pilgrim Lutheran Church (memo: Food Pantry)

               1817 Warwick Ave.

               Warwick, RI 02889

 

Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Jericho, VT

Hosts the monthly 3rd Saturday Essex Jericho Underhill Food Shelf distribution, provides emergency aid (food, utility assistance) via emergency line 802-878-5997

-Donate via check to:

               Good Shepherd Lutheran Church

               PO Box 65

               Jericho, VT 05465

-Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information

Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Rutland, VT

Providing breakfast and carry-out lunch Monday-Thursday and hosting a monthly community dinner (all modified to meet current restrictions). Distributing emergency care packs to those experiencing homelessness. You can:

-Volunteer to help with meal prep and distribution (contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

-Donate items via this Amazon Wish List

-Donate money to support the community meals via paypal.me/goodshepherdrutland or via check to

               Good Shepherd Lutheran Church (memo: Faith on Foot)

               6 Church Hill Rd.

               Rutland, VT 05701

              

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