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Christmas in July

OGT’s Phoenix Branch teamed up with Epiphany Lutheran Church-Chandler, AZ’s Outreach Committee and presented a Christmas in July church service. At the July 9 and 10 services, retired Pastor James Hoefer lead a complete Christmas service with Christmas hymns, Bible readings, sermon and Christmas Gift Box dedication focused on the birth of Jesus. The focus…

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Local Organization Appreciative of Goods Received

A new Phoenix Branch recipient is Church on the Street, a group helping the homeless in Phoenix. They conduct outreaches that take the love of Jesus to people in need of the gospel. They picked up 30 boxes of women’s, men’s and children’s clothing, blankets, hygiene kits, and a wheeled walker. Praise be to God!…

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Clothing, Quilts, and Other Aid Shared with Esperanza Orphanage

Phoenix Branch’s first international delivery was for an orphanage in Mexico. On February 12, retired Pastor Carl Hampsch and his wife took a van load of children’s clothing, bedding, quilts and pack-n-plays to Esperanza Orphanage in Puerto Penasco, Mexico. Pictured (L-R) are David Eide-Branch Manager, Pastor Carl Hampsch, Allen Hobratschk-Branch Warehouse manager and volunteer Pastor…

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Velda Rose Methodist Church in Mesa Donate Goods

OGT’s Phoenix Branch scored in a big way when the Velda Rose Methodist Church in Mesa, AZ was cleaning their warehouse. An OGT winter volunteer, Jane Ternus, (first pic) heard about them cleaning and giving items away. This church collects clothing and household items all year long and have two garage sales a year, February…

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Many Show Support At Dedication Service

Phoenix Branch had their dedication service with more than 75 people attending. OGT’s Donor Advisor Rev. Ralph Schmidt officiated the service and Phoenix Assistant Branch Manager Dan Becker (in red shirt) read the Bible verses for the day. Former Arizona’s Governor Janice Brewer was to speak but had a death in her family and could…

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