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Local churches and caterer donate food to five hospitals

Posted at 12:33 PM, Apr 11, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-11 12:33:26-04

BALTIMORE — Five local churches: New Psalmist Baptist Church, Morning Star Baptist Church, Southern Baptist Church, New Shiloh Baptist Church and Greater Gethsemane Ministries are partnering with Class Act Catering this Sunday to provide Easter dinner for ICU staff.

The donations will go to University of Maryland, Johns Hopkins Health System, John Hopkins Bayview, Good Samaritan, and Sinai Hospitals this Sunday, April 12th.

Bishop Walter Thomas, Pastor of New Psalmist Baptist Church is excited about this opportunity to help. “We want to do our part to support healthcare workers during this time. I pray that this gesture will go a long way to show the ICU staff that we are praying for them.”

Dinners will be delivered Sunday afternoon.

The churches are partnering with Class Act Catering who will be providing the meals.

Jim Britton, owner of Class Act Catering is grateful for this partnership. “Class Act is always looking for more opportunities to be a blessing in the community. We are grateful to partner with these churches to help those on the front lines of the fight against the corona virus.” In addition to supporting this effort, New Psalmist has also held a Food Pantry on the Go in recent weeks to helps persons during this unusual time, with plans to have more in the future.

New Psalmist Baptist Church is Empowering Disciples and currently holding service online each week at 7:15 a.m., 9:30 a.m. and noon on their website, Facebook page and YouTube channel.