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"The idea is for people to be able to mingle and eat in a friendly church environment regardless of ability to pay," said Chuck Griffin, Luminary's pastor.
To provide additional food aid to people in need, the church's Food Pantry also is now open Wednesdays from 6 to 7 p.m.
"We're hoping people who are deprived of steady meals will come eat with us and take enough food from our pantry to make them feel more secure about future meals," Griffin
Pastor Chuck Griffin of nearby Luminary United Methodist Church will be the officiant for the service.
"We were astonished by the volume of food collected," said Chuck Griffin, Luminary's pastor.
"It amounted to six pickup truck loads.
Our pantry is now fully re-stocked, and we've been given the resources to think creatively about how we can attack hunger in our community in new ways."
Griffin expressed his church's thanks to Kingston Postmaster William M. Burnett and the 13 U.S. Postal Service employees who worked so hard to bring in the food.
"And of course, we owe a huge thanks to all the Kingston post office customers who reached into their cabinets and pantries to help their neighbors," Griffin