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McHenry church to offer free Thanksgiving, Christmas meals as part of monthly community lunch

Maranatha Assembly of God church provides warm meals, take home items every month

This Oct. 14, 2016, photo shows some of the food from a Thanksgiving dinner from Martha & Marley Spoon in New York. For $120, or $180 which would include an 11-15 pound free-range turkey, Martha & Marley Spoon will ship just about everything you need to cook a decadent Thanksgiving dinner for eight to 10 people. (AP Photo/Bree Fowler)
This Oct. 14, 2016, photo shows some of the food from a Thanksgiving dinner from Martha & Marley Spoon in New York. For $120, or $180 which would include an 11-15 pound free-range turkey, Martha & Marley Spoon will ship just about everything you need to cook a decadent Thanksgiving dinner for eight to 10 people. (AP Photo/Bree Fowler)

McHENRY – A McHenry church will offer free holiday meals this season as part of its monthly lunch program.

Maranatha Assembly of God, 2505 N. Ringwood Road, McHenry, provides warm meals to the public the third Sunday of every month, Maranatha office manager Victoria Beaman said in an email. This is the church’s fifth year providing Promise of Hope Community Lunches, and it will be including two holiday meals as well.

Lunches are at 1:30 p.m. and the doors open at 1 p.m. They also include raffle items, music and take-home items for those in need.

“Bring your family, friends or neighbors and enjoy a wonderful time together,” Beaman said in the email.

The Thanksgiving meal will be Nov. 19 and the Christmas meal will be Dec. 17. For information, call 815-344-0557.

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