MIAMI GARDENS—Immanuel Temple will distribute some 1,200 sets of free
school uniforms to local students at its second-annual Come Together Day.
Together Day, the church’s
free-admission community festival, will take place Saturday, July 27, 2013, 10
a.m. to 1 p.m. at Golden Glades Elementary School, 16520 N.W. 28th
Avenue, Miami Gardens, Fla.
who receive free or reduced lunch at public schools in Broward and Miami-Dade
counties are eligible for the uniform giveaway of one free top and one free
bottom per child of parents or guardians presenting proper identification and
only three uniforms per family.
charge and open to the public, Come Together Day will also feature a health
fair, music, games, food, fellowship and fun.
Together Day is the brainchild of the Reverend John F. White II. White, a native of South Florida who has
pastored in the state for a decade, has hosted the annual event at each church
he has served. Continuing in his commitment to demonstrate tangible love and
service to the community and its children, Immanuel Temple’s Come Together Day 2013 is White’s 11th.
along with his wife, the Reverend Maria Mallory White, are the servant-leaders
of Immanuel Temple, which they launched Easter Sunday morning (April 8) 2013.
The congregation worships Sundays at 10 a.m. in the Miami Carol City Senior
High School auditorium.
foundational principle, Immanuel Temple has committed to “tithing” back into
the community 10 percent of its income from tithes and offerings. With a budget
totaling more than $25,000, Come Together Day is the largest single activity in
that effort, as the Reverend White explains, “Immanuel
Temple is a church not only in the community but one that gives back to the
Temple members and friends have been instrumental in supporting, planning and
developing this effort, along with volunteering to serve the day of the
event. The church
also will transport children from the Homeless Assistance Care Center (HAC
North), 1550 N. Miami Avenue, to receive free uniforms and participate in Come
Together Day food, fun and festivities.
more information on Immanuel Temple’s “Come
Together Day,” please contact Rev.
White at (850) 212-2573.