The UCC Matching Grants for congregations assembling CWS Emergency Cleanup Buckets and other Kits are still available. UCC congregations may apply for up to $250 to supplement their own efforts to assemble these life-giving supplies.  Completed kits get warehoused, ready to send out on quick notice.

Priority is Emergency Cleanup Buckets, but other kits also are welcome.

Learn more about these kits: https://cwskits.org/assemble-kits/emergency-cleanup-buckets

Apply for a grant:  https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/64870-United-Church-Of-Christ

 

Important:  It is important that you send the processing fees to CWS before dropping off your kits/buckets.  These fees are $2.00 each for kits and $3.00 each for buckets.  Please bring your receipts when you drop off your kits/buckets.  Thanks.

 

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These PSEC and PNEC congregations have offered to be drop-off locations for the kits you assemble.

Berks County

Trinity United Church of Christ, 2449 Cumberland Ave, Reading (Mt. Penn). Contact: Barbara Miller, Church Secretary: 610-779-4030 or barbara@trinitymtpenn.org. Best times to contact: Mon-Thurs 9AM-2PM. Please schedule a time for delivery.

First Reformed United Church of Christ, 76 South Third Street, Hamburg. 610-562-2593 (Church Office — Karen is the Secretary). Contact Person: Church office or Daryl Hamm (Pastor) 484-793-5704 (cell) or Lari Leiby 610-207-7939 (cell). Please call to arrange a drop off time. The office is not always staffed.

Zion Blue Mountain United Church of Christ, 6573 Old Route 22, Bernville. Contact: Pastor Jason Stump – Phone: 610-488-7361 or pastorstump@gmail.com or lshupp@zionbluemountainucc.org

Bucks County

St. Stephens UCC, 110 N 6th St, Perkasie. Contact: 215-257-6460 or office@thessperkasie.org. Contact persons: Patricia Kimble, Office Administrator, or Sparkie Heckler, Mission Chair: 215-257-2350 or hecklerl@verizon.net.

St. Luke’s UCC, 212 Durham Road, Ottsville. Contact the church office: 610-847-2633.  Drop Off: Monday – Thursday 10:00 am – 4:00 pm.  Please call before coming to assure that someone will be at the church.

Solomon’s UCC, 2990 Bedminster Road (Route 113), Perkasie. Pastor Dorothy Shelly: 215-527-2384 (c); 215-795-2668 (church) — open Wed/Fri 9:30a-12:30p

Carbon County

Penn Northeast Conference Office, 431 Delaware Ave, Palmerton. Contact Barbara Jennings: (610) 826-3113 or barbaraj@pnec.org.

Chester County

Brownbacks UCC, 640 Ridge Road, Spring City. Contact: Administrator – Kaitlin Iezzi: brownbacksucc@comcast.net. Best times to deliver: Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.

Lehigh County

UCC Greenawalds, 2325 W Albright Ave, Allentown. Contact Grant Field: 610-217-1475. Drop off: Wed or Thurs 9:00 am to 1:00 pm. The church entrance is on Orchard Ave at side of the church. Saturday delivery by appointment.

Montgomery County

St. James United Church of Christ, 321 St. Limerick Road, Limerick. Contact the Church office at 610-489-0990 Email: office@stjames-ucc.org or jgfriemann@aol.com.

Zwingli United Church of Christ, 350 Wile Ave., Souderton. Buckets will be taken in the basement door to the right of the main church entrance in the rear parking lot. Contact information: Church Office – 215-723-1186; office@zwingli.org. Call or e-mail prior to drop off to ensure the office is open. Drop off preferred between 9:00a & 3:00p Monday-Friday except between 12:00p & 1:30p.

Philadelphia County

Salt and Light Community Church, 5736 Chester Avenue, Philadelphia. Contact the church office at 215-883-0282 Email: admin@snlphilly.com.

Schuylkill County

First UCC, 110 Route 61 South, Schuylkill Haven. Contact Rev. Ms. Shawn D. Van Dyke: (570)385-2049 or firstuccschuylkillhaven@verizon.net. Drop off: Monday-Thursday, 9 AM-1 PM.