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IHS concert to help pantry

While rushing through the Christmas season taking care of our families’ wants and needs we hear the voices asking for help to take care of the many needs in our community.

Take your pick — the Salvation Army, the Angel Tree, the Elks Club serving Thanksgiving dinner in Ashland or the City Mission serving more than 800 in our town — there are many opportunities to share and serve, if we are looking.

Tonight at 6 p.m. the Ironton High School Varsity Singers will perform a free concert at the Ironton First Church of the Nazarene on the corner of Fourth and Pleasant streest. This has become a much-anticipated annual event as we partner together, helping Harvest for the Hungry food pantry.

We have added another way to share this year as we partner with Wyatt Boggs, a member of Boy Scout Troop 106 of Ironton. Wyatt is working towards his Eagle Scout and his project is Operation Christmas Basket. Wyatt has placed Christmas boxes in six churches asking for their help in providing gifts for those in need.

The new gifts are for ages newborn to age 12 and will be used during the Ironton City Mission toy giveaway on Dec. 23. We are asking all those in the Ironton area to come and enjoy our IHS Varsity Singers as they share fun songs, happy songs and songs of the season tonight at Ironton First Church of the Nazarene.


Rob Hale

Pastor of Ironton First Church of the Nazarene