Epworth Church
5100 Karl Road        Columbus, OH  43229        614.885.8015
United in faith,
Serving in love
Worship with us every Sunday at 10:30 a.m.
Pantry open 4 days a week by appointment
All rights reserved.
Food resource
ministries serve
community need
Epworth Church offers three ministries
which provide fresh produce to
food-insecure households throughout
the community. Epworth partners with
the Mid Ohio Foodbank and other
friends of the church who donate
resources for these ministries.
Monetary and food donations are
always welcome. Contact
Wayne Van
Houten to make arrangements.
A United Methodist connectional church
Epworth's food pantry provides 3-days worth
of emergency food to folks Monday through
Thursday each week. Eligible households
can earn no more than 200% of the federal
poverty level (
see table below).

If you qualify to use the pantry, make an
appointment by calling 211. That's HandsOn
Central Ohio, the resources clearinghouse
for Franklin County. HandsOn will send
your information to Epworth, then an
Epworth representative will call you to
arrange a time to pick up your food. You
may use the pantry twice each month. The
pantry serves an average of 49 families
monthly.
Household size
Yearly income
Monthly income
Weekly income
1
$23,759
$1,979
$456
2
$32,039
$2,669
$616
3
$40,319
$3,359
$775
4
$48,599
$4,049
$934
5
$56,879
$4,739
$1,093
6
$65,159
$5,429
$1,253
7
$73,459
$6,121
$1,412
8
$81,779
$6,814
$1,572
9
$90,099
$7,508
$1,732
Add for each
additional person
$8,320
$693
$160
Street ministry serves  
homeless and needy
households in community
Epworth's food pantry provides 3-days worth
of emergency food to folks Monday through
Thursday each week. Eligible households
can earn no more than 200% of the federal
poverty level (
see table below).

If you qualify to use the pantry, make an
appointment by calling 211. That's HandsOn
Since 2013, Epworth has taken to the streets
every Thursday with its mobile food market to
distribute food to needy households in the
community. During 2016, the ministry delivered
23.2 tons of fresh food to an average of 623
people every month.

The mobile market operates within the
boundaries of Rt. 161 on the north, Oakland
Park on the south, Cleveland Ave. on the east,
and I-71 on the west. Eligible households can
earn no more than 200% of the federal poverty
level (
see table above).

If you know of needy households or homeless
folks, or perhaps your own household needs
help, contact
Wayne Van Houten.
Produce markets start serving each April
Epworth offers fresh produce markets to the
community from April through October. During 2017,
the markets will occur on the second Tuesday
afternoon of each month. They'll be in Epworth's
north parking lot, rain or shine.

The markets are open to any household which earns
no more than 200% of the federal poverty level (
see
table above
). Please bring containers or bags with
you to carry your food home.

In 2016, Epworth distributed 36 tons of produce
during the 7 markets. More than 6,200 people were
served during that time, also.
2017 Market Schedule
April 11
Registration for each
market opens about
1 pm at the north
entrance to Epworth.
All participants must
register. Market does
not open until about
3 pm
May 9
June 13
July 11
August 8
Sept. 12
October 10