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Re: Using food for designated purpose
« Reply #45 on: August 16, 2013, 04:39:09 PM »
Wouldn't it be simpler to just take the storebought cookies out of the plastic and put them in your own container/bag, drop them off, and say nothing about whether you bought them or made them?  Who could tell? Assuming they're bakery cookies and not Oreos...
But the group has agreed store bought is fine. Why should she resort to subterfuge to appease someone's snooty attitude.


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Re: Using food for designated purpose
« Reply #46 on: August 17, 2013, 01:57:05 PM »
Would it be possible for those who cannot bring homemade goodies to contribute beverage items and/or eating utensils instead? Even if these items are currently paid for out of some general church social/entertainment fund, this would then allow some of those funds to be redirected to other areas of need. I also like the suggestion of baking freezable items when time allows as long as you have the necessary freezer space to do so.   


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Re: Using food for designated purpose
« Reply #47 on: August 17, 2013, 04:11:57 PM »
Maybe there's just too much food at the funeral gatherings.  I'm not defending the Home Cooking Goddesses, but since they're the ones present at the events and the ones setting out the food, it's understandable that they put out their own food first, and then perishable food. 

Would it be possible for the Working Women to make their contributions to other events, such as the Fellowship, instead of the funeral buffet?  It wouldn't be a distinction based on judgement, but one based on practicality.  Equal but separate, and it eliminates the potential for feeling judged and excluded.
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