465 Thanksgiving Baskets!!! 293 to Pontiac! 172 to Lansing!

              Thanks Be To God!    Thank You!    Thank You!    Thank You!                         

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“You Are Doing This To God The Father Himself. This Is The Greatest Thing You Can Do. Your Names Will Be Written In The Book For What You Are Doing Here Today.” –Fr. Steve Mattson, Pastor, Church of the Resurrection, prior to our Assembling the 172 Baskets for Lansing. Fr. Steve gave us a Blessing and this powerful insight.

“We have been witnesses at the monastery of love for needy folks for a number of years now. Our dear friend, Brent Heyer, has requested the use of our Guild Room for several days to gather food with other like-minded individuals and to pack hundreds of baskets at Thanksgiving time for their unknown but needy friends … for Jesus’ needy brothers and sisters. God Bless all the generous participants!’ – Winter 2012 Echoes Newsletter from the OP Nuns, Monastery of the Blessed Sacrament

65 Baskets were delivered to Shared Pregnancy in Downtown Lansing on Wednesday November 21 at 11am. It took three vehicles. Each loaded to its maximum capacity. Tears of joy greeted the Daily Apostles. The crisis pregnancy clients had been anticipating this day since early September.

Here are some other Thanksgiving 2012 highlights:

-112 Baskets given to Hispanic Outreach clients in Pontiac

-   88 Baskets to Touched by an Angel/Pontiac Councilman Randy Carter’s constituents

-   38 Baskets to Waterford and Clarkston crisis pregnancy clients.

-    49 Baskets to citizens of Napoli in a Lansing apartment complex. Kids and families came right to the vehicle and received their turkeys and baskets. It took seven minutes to distribute these Baskets.

“What we do, we do for Jesus Christ, for the honor and the glory of God.”

 Merry Christmas and a Blessed New Year to you and your family.                                    

 Brent and Rose Heyer