Backpack Ministries

The New Hope United Methodist Church: Hennepin, Magnolia, McNabb along with the Granville United Church of Christ serve the Putnam County School District low income children. Serving the children that belong in the Primary, Elementary, and Junior High.   Feeding them weekly bags of food that is prepared once a month at the Hennepin United Methodist Church during the school year. The third Saturday of the month is when they prepare the meals. There is a meeting at 2:00 P.M. followed by packing the bags.