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Downtown Missional Community: Joppa

 The Downtown Missional Community will be participating in the Joppa Homeless Experience on Saturday, December 14 at 6:30pm. This is a 3 hour activity that starts at the Joppa Warehouse with a short video on the Joppa ministry and tour of the Joppa facilities. The majority of the 3 hours will be spent visiting 2 camps to see the work of the Joppa ministry and to fellowship with the camp residents. You will spend 45 – 60 minutes at each camp.

Participants should dress for the weather. This is a rain or shine event and you will be spending roughly 2 hours outside.

Where: Participants will meet at the Joppa Warehouse located in the East Village. The address is 118 SE 4th Street, Suite 120. Joppa is located in the Market building. Enter the building on the north side of the building (Market Street). Enter through the double doors. The Joppa office is the first door on the left ; Suite 120.

After a short presentation and tour at the Joppa Warehouse, participants will carpool to the test camps. 

Who: All ages are welcome. Kids are welcome as long as they are supervised by their parents.

What you can do to support the ministry:

  1. Sign Up to be a volunteer at Joppa (you will learn about the opportunities at on the tour)
  2. Provide Joppa Supplies (suggested/needed items)
  • Sleeping Bags
  • Toilet paper
  • Blankets
  • Wool socks
  • Heavy gloves
  • Heaters (that use propane)
  • Propane tanks
  • Money

Contact: Erika Wheeler <erika.wheeler83 at gmail dot com> with questions.

Earlier Event: December 14
Gateway Cookie Exchange
Later Event: December 24
Christmas Eve Service