In the Spotlight:

The Homeless Stand Down (HSD) is a one-day event providing access to resources for individuals and families facing poverty and homelessness. The Homeless Stand Down provides homeless individuals, families, and veterans a day of respite from the elements, renewal of the human spirit, and reconnection to needed services that assist in the totality of human wellness and sustainability.

An estimated 1,500 guests enjoy access to social service providers, haircuts, medical screenings, professional portraits, breakfast and lunch, and free winter clothing, personal care kits, bus passes and much more.

The Homeless Stand Down is on Saturday, January 12, 2019.

More information is available at

Usual Meeting Time:

The network meets often, but not at a specific time. Contact the committee at


The Ministry Advocating for Homeless Persons provides information to local congregations on Homelessness issues including local resources, one-time events, causes and effects, and effective ways to provide hospitality.

Members of this Network will:

  • Facilitate and support congregational connections that promote partnership and cooperative ministries.

  • Conduct on-site visits to encourage cooperation between churches and service providers. 

  • Provide relevant information on current services for homeless people and how to access them. 

  • Work with the Hunger Action Network, Racism Action Network,  Self-Development of People, and yet-to-be formed networks in recognition of the intersectionality of these ministries.  If you would like to get involved, you can contact the committee at


Cinda Gorman
Bob Ault
Brenda Horth
Charlie Hurst
Erma Sayles
Jenny Woodworth
Jo Naretto
John Wahl
Jose Soto
Joyce Kren
Karen Davis
Kathy Flora
Mark Eldred
Sharon Grace Budin
Rick Stein
Sara Gresh
Shane Nanney
Ron Register
Sharol Cremeans