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12/11/2021 12:01:00 AM
Christian Ministry Donations Top $90,000
Plus: volunteers needed to sort food

Thomas Lark
Staff Writer

LINCOLNTON––Donations for Christian Ministry of Lincoln County are expanding exponentially.

As of the afternoon of Wednesday, Dec. 8, financial contributions for the local charitable organization’s annual Christmas campaign stood at $90,453.70, according to executive director Mitzi Williams. She revealed the latest amounts given, along with the names of individual donors and churches. (See the roster below.)

In other news, Williams said that the ministry needs volunteers to sort food between now and Dec. 20.

“They can come between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m.,” she said. “If there are any groups that would like to schedule a time to volunteer, they just need to call me. Also, we will have two wheelbarrows of food per household this year and at least four new toys per child.”

Christmas list so far

Balance forward: $40,763.70

*Bethpage Lutheran, $50;

*Trinity Lutheran, $500;

*Victory Grove Baptist, $125;

*Jane Lemmond, $2,500;

*Albert and Kay Dellinger, $250;

*Edward and Doris Little, $100;

*Gene and Myrtle Newton, $100;

*Link’s Chapel AME Zion, $100;

*Yvonne Cromer, $50;

*James and Frances Herndon, $200;

*Covenant Bible, $1,250;

*New Vision Ministries, $200;

*Sentry Foundation, $1,000;

*Crowell Memorial Methodist, $600;

*Mary Whisonant, $100;

*Leona Dellinger, $100;

*David and Marie Dellinger, $100;

*Reepsville Baptist, $50;

*Methodist Women of Lincolnton First Methodist, $100;

*Holy Cross Lutheran, $200;

*Dean’s Appraisal and Real Estate, $250;

*Rev. Richard & Mrs. Cheryl Little, $25;

*Leonard’s Fork Baptist, $1,170;

*Teresa Shives, $10,000;

*Fay White, $50;

and $30,520 from anonymous donors, thus totalling $90,453.70.

To learn more about Christian Ministry, be sure to see the group’s Website at And e-mail Williams at if your donation is in honor or memory of someone, along with the name/address of who to notify.

You may also mail your donations to: 

Christian Ministry of Lincoln County
P.O. Box 423
Lincolnton, N.C. 28093. 

Need angels for your angel tree? Contact Angie Pooley by telephone or e-mail respectively at (704) 732-0383 or

Located at 207 S. Poplar St. in Lincolnton, Christian Ministry is open Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Call (704) 732-0383 to learn more. 

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