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Give the Gift of Warmth
By Sentinel News Service
Published December 3, 2009

Give the Gift of Warmth

Pastor of Trintiy Rev. Alvin Tunstill Jr, & Brian Ferguson

Trinity Baptist Church holds Third Annual Blanket Drive with Brian Ferguson leading the way.

It’s that time of year again when the weather turns cold and sometimes rainy and wet. To help take the chill of many homeless people who live in the streets of Los Angeles, Brian Ferguson and Trinity Baptist Church are having there 3rd Annual Blanket Drive for the homeless.

Ferguson a member of Trinity Baptist Church has found a ministry that leads him to run for the homeless. He has been helping the homeless for the 13 years and ran over 328,856 miles with no plans of easing up. He recently has started riding his bike in the LA Marathon. As he states “I will run, walk, ride and may have to crawl”.

He ran in over 50 marathons will all proceeds going to the homeless. It doesn’t stop with blankets, he participates in foot washing and pedicures for the homeless, meals for the homeless, toiletries and grooming for the homeless as well. This year Brian has already raised over $12,000 dollars he shares modestly. “There are over 80,000 homeless people in Los Angeles so $12,000 is a good start”.

The 3rd Annual Blanket drive helps Ferguson and Trinity Baptist Church increase there giving. They need your help to give the gift of warmth. The Blanket Drive will take place Saturday December 19 at 11a.m. – 6p.m. Trinity is located at 2040 Jefferson Blvd. in Los Angeles. For more information or to get your church involved call 323 734-4571 or 323 301-0895.

They are requesting full, king or queen blankets. Brian Ferguson, Homeless Activist, organizes this event.

The following churches/organizations have already partnered and made contributions:

-CCF Community Fund (Rev. Cockroft)

-New Creation Faith Center (Apostle Wheat)

-Coneard Baptist Church (Pastor Hemphill)

-Redeemer Baptist Church (Pastor De France)

-Mount Chapel Baptist Church (Rev. Plump)

-Westminster Church (Rev. Brown)

-First Church of God (Bishop Dixon)

-Door of Water (Pastor Salvador)

-First Baptist Church (Rev. Harshaw North Carolina)

Categories: Religion

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