Preparing Desserts at Soup Kitchen

Additional Mission Support

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Latest Additional Mission Support News

Volunteer for LexRap
Posted: Mar 4 2019 - 12:16pm

There are various things you could do to help the clients of LexRAP.

Contact Naomi Rosenthal to volunteer to help make the Hand in Hand Café a community event to be held at First Parish a success! (Email

Contact Ingrid Klimoff to volunteer to help with the Redeemer Pancake Breakfast (a fund raiser) or to help with the Spring Dinner at Hancock Church. (email Ingrid at )

Contact Barbara Freedman to volunteer to help with the monthly Lunch in Lowell at the IINE (International Institute of New England). ( Sandy Gardiner ( will be helping with the preparation of food at Barbara Freedman’s house (29 Phinney St. on Tues. Feb. 26) . A different organization is going in March. In April we will be going on Tuesday April 23rd. Save the date!

Contact if you are a knitter and would like to knit hats for our 26 children!

Sandy Gardiner

LexRap Volunteer Opportunity Available!
Posted: Dec 12 2018 - 1:29pm

Pilgrims here is an opportunity to do meaningful work while having fun!

“Building Bridges One Meal At A Time”

LexRAP has been spearheading an effort to provide a monthly lunch at the International Institute of New England (IINE). The goal is to provide a healthy meal, give refugees an opportunity to practice their English while connecting with one another.

People are needed to prepare food at a home in Lexington and/or to attend the lunch in Lowell on the following Tuesdays in 2019: Jan. 15th, Feb. 26th, Apr. 23rd, and June 11th. (The months of March and May are being completely covered by another group.) You can also bake a dessert like brownies and deliver them to the home of the organizer of this effort, Barbara Freedman. For more information please email Sandra Gardiner at . You may also contact Barbara Freedman directly at

LexRap Presentation - January 13 during Worship
Posted: Dec 12 2018 - 1:28pm

Tom Tsaros from LexRAP will visit Pilgrim on January 13th with a presentation on the work that organization is doing locally to help refugees in Lexington. Pilgrim will be invited to think of other ways we might wish to partner with this important organization. For more info, please contact Sandy Gardiner at