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Winchester UMC fills Flood Buckets

When the Winchester United Methodist Church decided it wanted to fill 100 five-gallon buckets with hurricane relief items, pastor Greg Roberts said it was because the church members saw a need. Little did he know how much others would help fill that need.

“You see a need, you’re mission minded, people put money in the plate every week and expect it to be used for something worthwhile, and this is what was on everyone’s mind after the Houston floods,” said Roberts, adding that his church members come the Hillsboro, Eastern Brown, Western Brown and North Adams school districts.

So, Roberts decided to call Lowe’s in Hillsboro to see if it had 100 five-gallon buckets. Lowe’s supplied the buckets, plus all the supplies to fill them, at half the store’s retail cost. (Read Entire Article)