Services Provided by the Mission
Servicing on an average of 700 men, women and children per month with a balance diet to supplement their grocery needs. They also receive personal care items and household cleaning materials. They are able to come once during every calendar month. Over 5800 men, women and children served in 2010.
Hot Lunch Program
From 100 to 180 individuals gather at the mission 4 days each week, to fellowship and avail themselves to a nutritious hot lunch. For many this will be their only meal for the day. They are from all walks of life. The homeless, the hungry, the lonely, street people, drug addicts and on and on. A meal is also provided after the Sunday Worship Service. Over 19,000 lunches were provided in 2012 to the people who come to the Eastside Mission.
Clothing for all, plus household items, appliances and furniture. Located at the house just West of the Mission.
Over 1,295 infants were provided diapers, 305 formula, 588 clothing in 2010. We provide diapers, formula, clothing, blankets, strollers and other needs. This is an amazing and wonderful ministry. So many of the moms are single and are children themselves. Located in the building just West of the Mission in a room in the Clothing House. This is a free service and the parents are allowed to obtain items twice a month. In emergency situations no one is turned away.
Dr. Chris Hall, our Optometrist, generally comes twice a month.
We provide a service where we can direct individuals to agencies when we are not able to help them. This also includes brochures, pamphlets, and flyers dealing with various needs.
Our main function is always the spiritual needs of our people. Pastor Bob Cattane is available during Mission hours.
New Life Church Schedule of Services:
Worship Service: 2pm
Children's Church: 2pm
Bible Study: 6:00pm
Prayer Meeting: 6:00pm
Easter Dinner for everyone and Easter baskets and stuffed animals for every child. Takes place the Saturday before Easter from 11am to 1:30pm.
Food, fun and games with available school supplies and free backpacks. It takes place the last Sunday in August, from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm.
On Thanksgiving Day our guests are invited to the International Academy of Flint for Thanksgiving Dinner with Turkey, dressing, and lots of side dishes. We help supply the food and volunteers for this event. This is a great day of celebration and a time for our volunteers to reach out to people we would not normally see at the Mission.
Just before Christmas we have a great Christmas Dinner and Party with gifts for every man, woman and child. Turkeys are distributed if available. The Christmas dinner takes place from 11am to 12:30pm.