ONEHARVEST is a ministry providing high quality food products at low cost.  Alpine is pleased to offer this food purchase program for Alpine members and for our community.  Boxes of frozen meats and vegetables can be ordered by individuals and groups online at www.oneharvest.com or through the church office. Orders can be placed up until 11:59 pm the second Wednesday of the month and food is delivered to Alpine the 3rd Saturday of the month.  For more information contact Alpine Church of Christ 903-758-0160.

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www.oneharvest.com

Our free medical clinic is staffed by volunteer doctors and nurses to serve residents of Longview who qualify for our clinic and do not have medical insurance and are unable to afford the full cost of their healthcare.  The clinic exists to meet those needs by assisting patients to improve their health and have a better quality of life.  Alpine Compassion Clinic focuses on preventative and chronic care, specifically for patients with hypertension, high cholesterol, diabetes, thyroid disease and/or asthma/COPD.  Patients who qualify for prescription assistance from drug companies can receive their medications free of charge.  The clinic is open to patients with appointments each Wednesday evening starting at 5:30 pm in Alpine's ACCESS building.  For more information contact Alpine Church of Christ 903-758-0161 or the clinic 903-241-2265, 903-424-1784.

This  ministry collects and stores used furniture from Alpine members and the community.  When a need arises, such as a young mother coming out of a shelter or a family whose home and belongings were destroyed by fire or flooding, we deliver the furniture to these families free of charge.  To donate furniture or for more information contact Alpine Church of Christ 903-758-0161.

Pathstones Counseling Center is a nonprofit counseling center located in the ACCESS building at Alpine offering low-cost professional Christian counseling to anyone in need. We have a team of licensed counselors who volunteer their time and services to Pathstones so that we can offer the best mental health counseling at a fraction of the cost of most other organizations. If there is any way that we can help you, don't hesitate to contact us. If you would like to volunteer in the Pathstones office please let us know.  We are always in need of volunteers. 
Phone (903)248-2480, Fax (903)248-2481

Web www.pathstones.org

Alpine is a host congregation, along with 9 other host churches and 3 support churches, all working together with Longview Interfaith Hospitality Network. LIHN is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization and partners with these local congregations in a synergistic network to provide shelter, three nutritious meals a day and a program directed towards self-sufficiency.
Alpine is a host site every 10 weeks providing evening shelter and meals for the families in the program.
The program services also include: A family day facility shelter, case management, transportation, personal hygiene, educational tutoring for children, referrals to employment agencies, housing, medical/dental services, clothing sources plus other referrals to agencies in the community, and a follow up program after families graduate from the program.
For more information contact Alpine Church of Christ 903-758-0161.

Alpine partners with Pine Tree Church of Christ and other area churches of Christ and private contributors, to assist approximately 1,200 families monthly with food, clothing, and basic household needs at no cost to qualifying clients.  Caring & Sharing spends approximately $96,00.00 a year for food, most of it made available through the East Texas Food Bank. 
The ministry is located at 1303 Mobberly Avenue, Longview, TX 75601, 903-234-9521.  Hours of operation are Mondays and Tuesdays, 10:30 am - 2:00 pm.

How can you Help?

Donate any of the following items:
Canned foods (all varieties)
Boxed foods (cake mixes, cereal, powdered milk, macaroni & cheese)
Dry beans, pasta, rice, etc.
Packages of sugar, flour, cornmeal, etc.
Personal hygiene items: soap, toothpaste, toothbrushes, shampoo, deodorant, razors, etc.
Bedding linens, blankets, bedspreads, towels, washcloths
Household items such as pots, pans, dishes, glassware
Clothing (children's, men's, women's of all sizes.  XL are especially needed. Coats during colder months)
School supplies
Christmas items during the holidays
Diapers and other infant needs
Garage sale furniture and other items

These items can be dropped off at Alpine's bus garage or taken to the Caring & Sharing building during operating hours.

Give  

Volunteer

Volunteer in one of the following areas: work in the clothing room, display items and clothing, sack groceries, greet clients, interview clients, unload groceries when the food truck arrives.

Spiritual Help

Many of our clients are enduring very difficult circumstances and need a caring person to visit with, to give them a pat on the back or a hug, to offer to pray for them or with them.

For more information contact Alpine Church of Christ 903-758-0161.

Agape' Acres at Alpine is a 2-acre community garden, located on the Alpine campus, existing to transform our blighted land into a beautiful garden, to grow good and healthy food to feed our people, and to promote unity and fellowship in our church and local community through the disciplines of soil preparation, planting, watering, sowing, tending, and reaping the harvest of the garden we have all planted together.
The mission of Agape' Acres is to bring neighbors together to reduce hunger and educate both young and old. We will strengthen the community by providing resources to support self-reliance, economic independence and dignity in people of all ages and backgrounds. The Agape' Acres Garden is established to bear fruit by consolidating positive values within our community, in addition to growing and distributing vegetables, as a place of fellowship, a source of wholesome food, a kindly extraction of resources, increased knowledge of sound gardening practices, cultural exchange, hospitality and witness to our neighbors all to the Glory of God.

Who Can Be Involved?

Local neighbors and volunteers from Alpine Church of Christ

Who Can Receive Food From The Garden?

Alpine Church of Christ Compassion Ministry (serving food to the needy/benevolence) 
Local Neighbors
Alpine Volunteers

What Do You Get - The Benefits?

Reduce Family Food Budgets
Produce Nutritious Food
Improved Quality of Life
Preserve Green Space
Beautifies Neighborhood
Opportunity for Recreation, Exercise, Therapy and Education
A Catalyst for Neighborhood and Community Development
Social Interaction between the Members of Alpine Church of Christ and our local Neighbors

For more information contact Alpine Church of Christ 903-758-0161.

Alpine Chapter Threads of Love, a Christ-centered sewing ministry, held its first meeting on July 16, 2008 in the old fellowship hall at Alpine Church of Christ.  Membership grew from about 12 at that first meeting to a current listing of over 30 members who now meet at First United Methodist Church in Longview.
Alpine TOL members are ladies of different ages and skills who currently represent several churches in the Longview/Kilgore area.**
The Chapter serves and supplies:
Good Shepherd Medical Center: Neonatal ICU, SANE Unit, Labor and Delivery Unit and ER Units (Good Shepherd Medical Center ER, GS NorthPark ER, GS/Marshall ER and GS/Kilgore ER)
Longview Regional: Neonatal ICU
with sewn, crocheted/knitted, embroidered or quilted handmade items---accompanied with a written prayer for the parents and their babies who are ill, traumatized or deceased---in an effort to show God's Love to the families and their babies at their times of illness or uncertainty.

**Crossroads Community Church
  Center Presbyterian
  Macedonia Baptist
  First Christian, Kilgore
  Greggton United Methodist
  First United Methodist Church
  Alpine Church of Christ

For more information contact Alpine Church of Christ 903-758-0161.


Staff:

Nansi Lifsey

nlifsey@alpinecoc.org