Connecticut Farms and Hannah Caldwell PTA Collaborate to Support the Cranford-Elmora Soup Kitchen

On Thursday night, December 3, the Cranford Elmora Soup Kitchen, a ministry of the First Presbyterian Church of Cranford,  received donations of 125 Blessing (hygiene) Bags to support their food and clothing Christmas distribution scheduled for Sunday, December 20 outside the First Baptist Church of Elizabeth.  The drive was led by Ms. …

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Announcing Halloween 🎃”Trunk or Treat” 🎃

Announcing  🎃”Trunk or Treat” 🎃 sponsored by the First Presbyterian Church of Cranford ⛪️! It’s super-spooky 💀 location will in the parking lot at Gray Funeral Home 👻  in Cranford! October 31 from 5:30 – 6:30pm. 👻👻👻 Open to all Cranford families 👻👻👻 IMPORTANT: Cars will be parked at least one parking space apart 🎃 Families will be offered …

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A Partnership Feeds the Hungry and Increases Census Participation!

Recently the Cranford-Elmora Soup Kitchen, a ministry of the First Presbyterian Church of Cranford, NJ,  partnered with Community Access Unlimited of Elizabeth to hold a Census drive. Through a state Census grant, Community Access Unlimited  provided the funds to make 120 sandwiches to fill mobile picnic lunch bags which were then distributed outside of …

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Officer Kellam and the Poet

THE CRANFORD-ELMORA SOUP KITCHEN TRANSITIONS TO A MOBILE SOUP AND SANDWICH PICNIC LUNCH The Cranford-Elmora Soup Kitchen has been a mainstay in the city of Elizabeth since 1989.  As the Soup Kitchen enters it’s 31st year of service, nearly 140,000 meals have been prepared and served every Sunday afternoon at the First …

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