Empty Bowls Luncheon set for Friday

first_img Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day Md: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch) A special event of the 2015 Empty Bowls Luncheon will be “The Potter’s Sermon” by the Rev. Greg Aman at noon.“Greg Aman is an experienced potter,” May said. “He has ‘thrown’ pots for more than 40 years. God has laid ‘The Potter’s Sermon’ on his heart, and he will share it with us.“We are excited about this year’s Empty Bowls Luncheon and hope that everyone will join us for this very important fundraising event. Truly, there are people in our community who go to bed hungry at night due to circumstances beyond their control. Many of them are children and the elderly. They need the services that the Salvation Army provides.” You Might Like GETTING ROCKY: Rock Building plans changing The Pike County Commission said that Probate Judge Wes Allen’s plan to renovate the Rock Building is incomplete. Sherry Helms… read more Email the author Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Published 2:00 am Thursday, April 16, 2015 Skip Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson Latest Stories By Jaine Treadwell Empty Bowls Luncheon set for Friday “We also have several celebrity bowls that will be on the silent auction table,” May said.“A bowl that is expected to attract a lot of bids is one signed by Alabama head football coach, Nick Saban.”Other celebrity bowls were made by Mary Ann Casey, Larry Percy, Charles Adams, Walter Black, Drew Black, Day Barnes, Greg Aman, Scott Swindall, Jeannie Swindall, Margaret Barber and Lynn Koning.“We also have bowls signed by the storytellers at the 2015 Pike Piddlers Storytelling Festival, Donald Davis, Barbara McBride-Smith, Josh Goforth and Tim Lowry,” May said. Kim May, local Salvation Army Service Center director, said nearly 200 bowls have been made and donated to the annual fundraiser.“We have really unique bowls to choose from and bowls of different sizes,” she said.The “soup” bowls were made by Larry Percy’s pottery class at Troy University, the Colley Senior Complex Clay Class and students from Pike County High School, Pike Liberal Arts and Global Studies. The Junior Ambassadors at the Pike County Chamber of Commerce also made bowls. The Rev. Greg Aman will share “The Potter’s Sermon” with those who attend the Salvation Army’s Empty Bowls Luncheon at Bush Memorial Baptist Church at noon on Friday. Aman is a professional potter and often preaches from the potter’s wheel. Tickets for the luncheon are $20 and include a handmade clay bowl to take home and the soup luncheon. All proceeds benefit the local Salvation Army.All the molding and making and throwing and baking has been done. Now, it’s time to fill those Empty Bowls.The Pike County Salvation Army’s annual Empty Bowls Luncheon will be from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. Friday at the Bush Memorial Baptist Church Family Life Center. Everyone is invited to be a part of this annual fundraising event that is designed to feed the hungry in Pike County.For a donation of $20, those who attend the luncheon will select a handmade “empty bowl” to take home and then fill a bowl with a large selection of homemade soups, stews and chilies. The luncheon will also include dessert, breads and beverages. Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthBet You’re Pretty Curious About Jaden’s Net Worth Right About Now, HuhBradofoThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancel Book Nook to reopen Print Article Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration By Blood Sugar Blaster Sponsored Contentlast_img read more