Sandwich Ministry

sandwich ministry

Sultry summer mornings, rain, snow, even during the ice storm of 2003, Sandwich Ministry thrives every Sunday morning. Sunday mornings, when many area relief agencies are closed and the homeless are left with nowhere to find food, we create and distribute sandwiches to those in need. A group of volunteers gathers at 8:30 in the church kitchen to prepare 120 sack lunches (2 ham and cheese sandwiches, a juice box, and fruit). It’s not a turkey dinner, but it’s something our neighbors count on every single week.  Then at 9:10, a delivery crew gathers all of the coolers of sack lunches, cool lemonade (soup during winter), and coffee and distributes the free food at the lower level parking lot behind Rupp Arena (NEW LOCATION starting OCT 8) at 9:30. If you are interested in volunteering on Sunday mornings, please contact the church office (255-1074).


August 6 thru November 26, 2017




Here is the Sandwich Ministry schedule from Sunday, August 2 to Sunday, November 29th. Look at the schedule and if you know you will not be able to work on a Sunday you have been assigned it is your responsibility to find a substitute. The best way is to use our Yahoo Group email. I urge everyone to join our Yahoo group at ministry. It is an excellent and easy way to communicate with others in the ministry when conflicts occur and subs are needed.


If you cannot find a substitute please let me know. You can send me an email at or text me at 321-3161, especially if it is a last minute change.


Also, remember when a family is scheduled to work it is expected that at least two people from the family will work.


If you lose this schedule go to the church website,, click on Mission>Sandwich Ministry where you will find the current schedule.


Start making sandwiches at 8:30. A letter of instructions will be with bread and bananas to tell you how many sandwiches to make as that varies with the seasons.


Those delivering sandwiches should arrive at 9:15 and depart as soon as all the bags are filled. When you arrive at the Rupp Arena parking lot, back up your vehicles to the sidewalk and set up the tables on the sidewalk with the chests of sandwich bags, etc. between the tables and the vehicles. This provides more security in handing out the food and drinks. After everyone goes through the line once, wait for possible late arrivals before handing out seconds.


Everyone should also remember to clean up the kitchen after making the sandwiches as well as washing out the coffee and lemonade/soup containers after returning to the church.



Thank you,

Joe Kyle



August 6

Make: Whaley Family, Weitkamp Family, Carol Bryant

Deliver: Carol Bryant, Karen Dimon, Robert Ray, Jamie


August 13

Make: Gookin Family, Karen & Dave VanSanford, Joe Kyle

Deliver: Gookin Family, Karen & Dave VanSanford


August 20

Make: Hartley Family, Carol Jordan, Sheila Kalas, Joyce Rose

Deliver: Hartley Family, Tad Hughes, Barry Snelling


August 27

Make: Cegelka Family, Hawkins Family, Sarah Melton

Deliver: Cegelka Family, Hawkins Family


September 3

Make: John & Laura Hatfield, Summers Family, Richard Marshall

Deliver: Richard Marshall, Shelli Gregory, Mark Hart, Becky Kemper


September 10

Make: Midway Presbyterian Church

Deliver: Midway Presbyterian Church


September 17

Make: Matthew Stinnett & Tonya Jernigan, Ruddy Family, Jason Williams

Deliver: Sally & Nick Baker, Terry & Laurie Hainley


September 24

Make: Ray & Denise Reynolds, Rich & Kate Copley, Joe Kyle

Deliver: Rich Copley, Joe Kyle, Jamie Schrader, Karen Dimon


October 1

Make: Goulson Family, Smith Family, Carolyn May

Deliver: Goulson Family, Smith Family


October 8 – Start New Delivery Location (Behind Rupp Arena)

Make: John & Cindy Cantrell, Greg & Jean Harper, Sandy Kyle

Deliver: Blitch Family, Tad Hughes, Barry Snelling


October 15

Make: Girl Scouts

Deliver: Carol Bryant, Cathy Penman, Gookin Family


October 22

Make: Kalika Family, Lon, Angela & Cristina Keith

Deliver: Mike Schmitt & Katie Blair, Brantly Graham, Joy Malone


October 29

Make: Anderson-Cooper Family, Joe & Pam Boldt, Carol Jordan

Deliver: Robert Ray, Becky Kemper, Mark Hart, Shelli Gregory


November 5

Make: Perry Family, Larry Bender, Sharron Townsend, Sarah Melton

Deliver: Cegelka Family, Hawkins Family


November 12

Make: Whaley Family, Weitkamp Family, Richard Marshall

Deliver: Richard Marshall, Jason Williams, Terry & Laurie Hainley


November 19

Make: Pony Club

Deliver: Pony Club


November 26

Make: Goulson Family, Smith Family, Carolyn May

Deliver: Goulson Family, Smith Family