By Hannah Muñoz
Intern, The Alabama Baptist
CLARKSVILLE — Hilldale Baptist Church, Clarksville, raised $16,569 for a local food ministry for students during its Vacation Bible School on June 6–10.
The food subsidization program or FUEL Ministry is designed to feed children whose only food source may be the food they are receiving at school, according to its website. Several area churches gather food and funds to provide food to children in the Clarksville Montgomery County School System.
Hilldale has supported FUEL since 2009 and specifically with its VBS offering since 2012.
During this year’s VBS, Senior Pastor Larry Robertson and Preschool and Children’s Pastor Tim Muñoz set an offering goal of $12,001 with a reward of “sliming” Robertson during the final worship time on Friday afternoon. And the 708 children who attended were not disappointed. [Read more…]