Living Waters Church is preparing for as many as 200 diners for its first “Christmas with Love,” a Christmas dinner for the homeless, the less fortunate and those alone during the holidays.
Reservations may be made by calling Starr Nicholas at 804-761-7766. She said the signups are important so the church will have an idea how many guests to expect.
The traditional meal of ham and turkey will be served from 2-4 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 25, at the church, which is located at the intersection of Routes 198 and 3 in Dutton.
Nicholas, who is helping to organize the meal through the LWC Messengers of Hope ministry, said church members are signing up as cooks, greeters, and to offer a blessing as each table is served. She said some have questioned why the church would interrupt members’ Christmas day for such outreach, and she has replied, “It is Jesus’s birthday; what better way is there to demonstrate Jesus’s...
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