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Crisis fund exhausted

Published: Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013 10:32 a.m. CST

Union County Ministerial Alliance, which sponsors the crisis fund to assist those in emergencies, has experienced an unprecedented call upon the funds in the past two months and is at the present time out of funds.

The balance in the fund $189.86, with outstanding bills of $180. Only $25 has come in during the past month from the churches at a time when the holiday season is upcoming. A total of $29,325.49 has been contributed so far in 2013.

Individuals, churches and other organizations are urged to consider a year-end gift to this fund.

Questions may be directed to the Rev. Jim Morris, who administers the fund, at either 782-2427 or 782-2715.

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