Food and Compassion Ministries

FISH Food Pantry

Working with the Department of Social Services, Grace Lutheran's FISH Food Pantry has been providing food assistance to residents of Charles County for over 30 years. Non-perishable items are donated by members and other local organizations and collected as chapel offering by students of Grace Lutheran School. When requested, the FISH Food Pantry provides 3 meals a day for 3 days for each person in the home.

MaryAnne's Blessing Bags

Began in memory of MaryAnne Lenker, these blessing bags contain a small amount of food and toiletries and are given to those in need who stop by the church.

SHARE Food Network

The SHARE Food Network is a non-profit, community-based organization dedicated to offering healthy, nutritious groceries at roughly a 50% discount. Monthly value packages cost $23 and include $40-45 worth of basic and healthy groceries: 4-6 lbs of frozen proteins and 8-12 lbs of fresh fruits and veggies. Seasonal and special packages are also available.

If you eat, you qualify! SHARE is a great way to help families stretch their food budget.

SHARE accepts organizational or business checks, credit and debit cards, DBT/SNAP benefits, money orders, and gift certificates.

Click the image to download this month's menu, review order due dates or for information on placing an order.

Southern Maryland Mobile Compassion Center

The Southern Maryland Mobile Compassion Center (SMCC) is a partnership with the Lutheran Mission Society and and provides low-cost clothing, household items, and other necessities to the community. As its name indicates, the SMCC is able to extend its services by traveling and spending a week at other Lutheran churches in the Southern Maryland area.