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On the menu at St. Vincent de Paul

By Times Staff Writer
Published November 14, 2007


To help

St. Vincent de Paul needs frozen turkeys, stuffing mix, gravy in packages or jars, cranberry sauce, whole or sliced white potatoes, sweet potatoes, mixed vegetables, string beans, carrots, peas, and pumpkin and apple pies. Deliver to the food center's kitchen at Fourth Avenue and 15th Street N, St. Petersburg, weekdays between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Call (727) 823-2516.

The Rosa Jackson dinner, served from 1 to 3 p.m., at the Campbell Park Recreation Center, 601 14th St. S, St. Petersburg, needs turkeys and trimmings. Call (727) 327-7496 or the recreation center at (727) 893-7733.

If you go

25th Interfaith Thanksgiving Service, sponsored by the St. Petersburg Clergy Association, 7 p.m., First Baptist Church of St. Petersburg, 1900 Gandy Blvd., St. Petersburg. Offerings will go to agencies that help the poor. Make checks to the St. Petersburg Clergy Association. Offerings of nonperishable food also being accepted.

Annual Community Thanksgiving Service, 6 p.m. Nov. 21 at Lake Seminole Presbyterian Church, 8505 113th St., Seminole. Take a can of food for an offering to help feed the hungry. Call (727) 391-5509.

Free Thanksgiving Dinner, 2 p.m., St. Mark's United Methodist Church, 6801 38th Ave. N, St. Petersburg. Call (727)345-8863 to RSVP, make donations or volunteer to help.

Christian Science congregations are holding Thanksgiving Day services. In St. Petersburg, services will be at 10:30 a.m. at First Church of Christ, Scientist, 6333 First St. NE. Call (727) 522-1883. At Second Church of Christ, Scientist, 10 a.m., at 6099 Central Ave. Call (727) 347-0344. In Seminole, services will be at 10:30 a.m. at First Church of Christ, Scientist, 6245 Seminole Blvd. Call (727) 392-1406. A special service of Thanksgiving also will be held at 1:30 p.m. Sunday at the Christian Science Reading Room, 431 First Ave. N, St. Petersburg.

By the numbers 

100 pounds of turkey

125 pounds of stuffing

20 gallons of gravy

150 pounds of mashed potatoes

150 pounds of mixed vegetables

50 gallons of cranberry sauce

150 pounds of cherry cobbler

50 gallons of cider or apple juice

46,087 meals served, September and October 2006

48,692 meals served, September and October 2007

[Last modified November 13, 2007, 22:44:29]

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