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By Erin Tierney
The Creswell Chronicle 

A desire to help: 480 homeless kits assembled

Homelessness Conversation Continues


February 7, 2019


From left are Creswell Presbyterian Church members Lonn Robertson, Reverend Larry Wheeler, Peggy Bryant, Lois Scott and Christina Anderson making homeless kits on Jan. 27.

About a month ago, a homeless couple was seen camping outside on the Creswell Presbyterian Church property. When Pastor Seth Wheeler approached the husband and wife, he noticed the woman's feet were bare. It was 30-degree weather. She was wearing sandals. She was not wearing socks.

A tough state to see someone in, Pastor Wheeler retold the story of his encounter to his congregation that Sunday.

For one community member, that sermon stirred inspiration.

A few days later, Pastor Wheeler learned that a member of his church - who prefers to remain anonymous - was busy working on a project. Th...

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