The Society of St. Andrew will hold a “Harvest of Hope” senior high week-long event in
Harvest of Hope is SoSA’s weekend and weeklong mission retreat that includes worship, learning and gleaning to feed the hungry.
It will be held at the Wood Institute in Mathiston July 1-7. For more information about Society of St. Andrew and Harvest of Hope, or to register for this summer’s event in
“Gleaning is when volunteers go into the fields after the farmer has picked the crop to get what is left. Most of it is good, healthy food but may have been in a corner of the field or too small to harvest. You can get hundreds of pounds of food this way to donate to local food banks,” explains Anna Dillon of Regester Chapel UMC in
The Dillon family has been involved with Harvest of Hope for many years, first in
“I had seen the impact it made in my parents’ and brother’s life. Andrew told me how much fun and fellowship you have at Harvest of Hope.
“Gleaning and helping others in this direct and wonderful way has made us a better family and, I think, better Christians,” says Dillon.