Hot Meals

Hot Meals

A free hot meal is available seven days a week for those in need in our community. Meals are provided by members of local churches.

Hot Meals Schedule

Monday:  First Presbyterian Church, 102 North Gay Street

Tuesday:  First Congregational United Church of Christ (in partnership with St. Vincent Catholic Church), 200 North Main Street

Wednesday:  First Church of the Nazarene, 807 Coshocton Avenue

Thursday:  Salvation Army, 206 E Ohio Ave

Friday:  Gay Street United Methodist Church, 18 North Gay Street

Saturday:  Seventh Day Adventist (City) Church, 425 South Edgewood Road

Sunday:  St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 100 East High Street

All evening meals served 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. , except Sundays 5:00 to 6:00 p.m.

If you are interested in helping cook, serve or clean-up at our first and third Tuesday Hot Meals, please contact the church office at 740-393-1736 or e-mail

Local Food Pantries

Covenant Christian Church of God13360 New Delaware Rd

Mount Vernon OH 43050


1st Saturday 10 am – 12 pmPhoto ID, SSN card for all family

members, proof of income first time

First Church of the NazareneFoster Ministry Center

807 Coshocton Ave

Mount Vernon OH 43050


3rd Saturday 9 am – 11 amContinental breakfast during pantry
Church on the Rise7512 Newark Rd

Mount Vernon OH 43050


3rd Saturday 12 pm – 2 pmID, bill every time
Adventists Caring Through SharingCorner Fairgrounds/Wooster Rds

Behind Thrift Store

Mount Vernon OH


Thursdays 12 pm – 3 pmMount Vernon residents, ID,

proof of address & income first time

Shop through/ bring own bags

Interchurch Social Services306 W Gambier St

Mount Vernon OH 43050


Daily 10am – 11:30 am, 1pm -3:30 pm, Tuesdays until 6 pm

Application, proof of income

May only visit every 30 days

Centerburg Church of God4697 Columbus Rd

Centerburg OH 43011


Usually 2nd and 4th Saturdays10 am – 12 pm

Sometimes moved if conflict

Call Monday or Tuesday before

Apostolic Christian Church1635 Old Delaware Rd

Mount Vernon OH 43050


Usually 2nd and 4th Thursday12:30 pm – 3 pm

Photo ID, proof of address

Shop through/ bring own bags