Tickets go on sale February 1st for
13th annual Spring for Tea
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[January 26, 2016]
- The 13th Annual Spring for Tea sponsored by the Harvest of Talents
for World Hunger will be held on Saturday, April 23rd. Marcia
Bidwell, Chairperson for the annual spring event, has announced that
tickets will be available beginning Monday, February 1, in the
office of Lincoln Christian Church, at 204 North McLean Street in
Spring for Tea will be held in the Fellowship Center of the
church. Doors to the event open at 10:45 a.m. with tea being served
at 11:30 a.m. The tea will feature a number of beautiful and
uniquely appointed tables complete with china, silver, and crystal
and offering a variety of colorful themes and décor. Women from
throughout the area will serve as table hostesses, both decorating
the tables and presiding over them, graciously attending to the
needs of their guests.
The traditional Men in Black will again be on hand to greet the tea
guests and escort them to their appointed tables. Guests will be
invited to participate in a promenade of the beautifully decorated
tables as they await the time for serving of tea.
Following the serving of a menu of tasty tea foods and a special hot
tea, interspersed with lively conversation, a special program will
be offered. Throughout the tea a number of lovely door prizes,
provided by local businesses and individuals, will be presented to
those in attendance.
Tickets for Spring for Tea are sold in advance with this year’s
sales beginning on February 1 and concluding on April 2. Chairperson
Bidwell reports that there is limited seating for the event and that
tickets sell quickly. Tickets may be purchased by visiting the
office of Lincoln Christian Church during regular Monday through
Friday office hours or by calling the church office at 217-732-7618.
Anyone interested in hosting a table for Spring for Tea or providing
other assistance to the event may contact Marcia Bidwell at
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The April tea will be the first 2016 event of the Harvest of Talents Ministry.
Harvest of Talents for World Hunger is a unique ministry of the Lincoln church.
Partnering with International Disaster Emergency Service, the Lincoln Harvest
has raised $2,028,392.44 through the 32nd Harvest (2015), every penny of which
has gone to feeding programs, orphanages and missions throughout the world,
providing both physical and spiritual food to those in need.
The 33rd Annual Harvest of Talents for World Hunger will be held on the 4th
Saturday in October, 2016 in the Fellowship Center of Lincoln Christian Church,
Lincoln, IL. Anyone desiring information about the Harvest ministry may contact
the church office at 217-732-7618.