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Murrells Inlet church’s Thanksgiving tradition continues with biggest year ever – Florence, South Carolina

Florence, South Carolina 2021-11-25 20:18:40 –

Murrels Inlet, South Carolina (WBTW) —Hundreds of people celebrated Thanksgiving together at the Murrels Inlet Church in an ever-growing tradition.

The meal was held by the Lowcountry Community Church for 14 consecutive years and included all regular meals, including turkeys over £ 1,600.

“This is the first year I haven’t cooked for over 50 years,” Annette Solomon said.

The church calls it “Project Noah”.

“As long as we contact someone and tell them,’Hey, I’m here. Thank you for being here,’ we’re not alone,” said Dorothy Prichette.

“This isn’t just LC3. It’s a community event organized by the community for the community,” said Steve Fairchild, senior pastor of the Lowcountry Community Church.

Last year’s Thanksgiving dinner was mostly taken home for a pandemic, but the Lowcountry Community Church said it was the largest in history this year, with 100 volunteers aiming to serve more than 1,000 meals. rice field.

“It’s a real pleasure to serve others,” said Church volunteer Louise Goodman. “If you walk and see the smiles of the volunteers, you can see what God’s love is.”

Some of the volunteers were as young as 6 years old.

“I’m going to serve people, so I have to be happy and smiling,” said Jeremiah Turnbull.

Volunteers started planning the event a few weeks ago and started cooking on Monday.

“The food was great,” Solomon said.

“I’m sure I’ll be here next year,” Prichett said. “I have never felt so welcome.”

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