Community Ministries

Grove feels a strong need to support our local community. 

Martha’s Meals

Each Thursday from 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM, Grove hosts Martha’s Meal in Mitchell Hall. For over 20 years, we have worked with five other churches from our community to fix and serve a free meal for the neighborhood. All are welcome.

Deacons’ Cupboard

Every Wednesday evening from 7 to 8 PM, the Deacons’ Cupboard, an emergency food pantry, provides groceries for low and no income persons. 

You are eligible if you (one of these):

 ∙ Have an Independence Card

 ∙ Receive Medical Assistance

∙ Receive Energy Assistance

 ∙ Receive Universal Service Program (EUSP) Assistance

 ∙ Are unemployed

Have a household income 150% of Federal poverty guidelines

You must bring a valid photo ID and proof of any income.

An individual or family can make use of the pantry services only once every 30 days.

Thrift Store

Open Monday & Wednesday, 10 AM to Noon, the Thrift store is below the church offices and offers adult and children’s clothing, shoes, and some household items. All proceeds benefit other mission programs.