Profiles in Spirituality: Rev. Dr. Richard Vance & the Meaning of Core Values


Reverend Richard Vance, of the First United Methodist Church, is a busy man. Besides ministering to his congregation, he feeds people—lots of them. His Angel Food Ministries program is open to everyone, whether or not they are members of the Methodist Church. $22.00 is all it takes to feed a family of four with high quality food for one week. All sorts of “boxes” are available. The “fresh fruit and veggie box” includes 4 yellow corn, 2 yellow squash, 2 green squash, 1 cabbage, 1 celery, 1 pineapple, 1 mango, 6 lemons, 1 avocado, 1 cantaloupe, 3 lbs. red potatoes, and 2 lbs yellow onions. Not a bad deal for $22.00 The “signature box” contains sirloin steaks, chicken, beef and eggs and costs only $30. “I’ve bought the exact same ingredients in the grocery store and the bill was $100,” said Reverend Vance, “so that’s a savings of $70 every week.” The food program is open to all, regardless of income. For more information, call Pastor Richard “Rick” Vance at 410-778-2977.

Letters to Editor

  1. This is a wonderful program which we use almost every month. With just two of us most boxes last more then a month so try to order a differant box each month. some times we have to skip a month because we still have food left from the month before
    Quoted above is the June menu. It changes every month to a differant menu.

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