FREE COMMUNITY MEAL
Everyone is welcome to attend a free community meal on Tuesday, March 21, from 6-7:30 p.m. at Davis Memorial United Methodist Church across from Atkins Elementary School.
FIRST FOOD PANTRY
The First Food Pantry at First United Methodist Church in Marion will distribute food on the fourth Tuesday of each month except in November and December, which are adjusted to allow for Thanksgiving and Christmas. The distribution dates are March 28, April 25, May 23, June 27, July 25, Aug. 22, Sept. 26, Oct. 24, Nov. 21, and Dec. 19. The pantry will operate from 1-4 p.m. or until all the food boxes are given out. No income or residency documentation is required.
EASTER EGG HUNT
The Saltville Ministerial Association will host an Easter egg hunt in the Town Commons at 1 p.m. on Sunday, April 2.
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Grace Christian Academy students will present the Easter play “His Sacrifice” on Thursday, April 6, at 6:30 p.m. at Freedom Tabernacle Ministries in Atkins.
On Monday, April 10, at 6:30 p.m., at the Wytheville Seventh-day Adventist Church, 1600 Chapman Road, a free plant-based cooking school will take place. This year’s theme is “Let your food be your medicine and your medicine be your food.” The menu for this meal will be “Breakfast.” Food samples will be available. Some of the recipes may be demonstrated. For more information, please call/text Judy at 276-223-8068 or email wytheSDAcookingclass@yahoo.com.
First United Methodist Church in Marion is offering GriefShare support groups weekly on Tuesdays through May 2. Individuals may choose between two sessions: one from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. and the other from 5:30-7:30 p.m. The group meets in the church conference room accessed via the church office entrance. Individuals may start attending a GriefShare group at any point. Each session is self-contained and doesn’t need to be experienced in sequence. For more information, call 276-783-5194.
The Wytheville SDA Church has started a co-op for the surrounding area. All are welcome to participate. Azure Standard, a natural grocery store on wheels, will be making monthly pre-ordered deliveries of low-cost, non-GMO and organic foods, herbs, and health/beauty products in the area. For more information contact Antoinette at WythevilleNaturalFoodCoop@gmail.com or call 919-763-2381.