Church combines pantry, clothing service, classes


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Credit: Ryan Trares Caption: Coats and other clothing is stored in one of the warehouses of the new Community Ministry Center at Mount Pleasant Christian Church. The center will house Mount Pleasant's food pantry as well as its clothing ministry. Needy families will be able to shop for clothing and household goods, as well as pick up fresh and canned foods.


Credit: Ryan Trares Caption: A sign advertising ''God @ Work'' is posted outside the newly constructed Community Ministry Center at Mount Pleasant Christian Church. The center will house In His Name, a clothing ministry, as well as the Living Bread food pantry. Needy families will be able to shop for clothing and household goods, as well as pick up fresh and canned foods.


Johnson County families in need soon will be able to get food and shop for gently used clothing at the same location.

They’ll be able pick up fresh meat, boxed meals and produce such as apples, bananas and carrots. If they need bedding, a coat for their kids or an outfit for a job interview, they can find that as well.

Eventually, they’ll be able to use computers to apply for jobs and learn how to create a convincing resume.

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