Community Ministries is a faith-centered outreach whose goal is to be a catalyst for positive change within the community. To accomplish this goal we focus on the issues of spiritual well-being, reducing social isolation among senior adults, preventing homelessness, neighborhood revitalization and reduction of hunger in our community.

Food Pantry

TD Auto Finance Food Drive 2015The Food Pantry dispenses over 1 million pounds of groceries annually to low income households in Northeast Tarrant County. Providing groceries to these families allows them to have funds to pay for other needs like rent, mortgage, utilities, education and medical expenses.

Do I qualify?

You must live in one of the following zip codes to qualify for grocery assistance.

  76021   76040   76092   76148   76022
  76051   76117   76180  


  76053   76118   76244   76248   76039
  76054     76137                  

If you do not live in one of the above zip codes, please visit or call 211 for additional resources.

Hours of Operation:

Monday - Friday  9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Thursday Evenings 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Food Drives and Volunteer Opportunities:

The Food Pantry is supported by local churches, businesses and volunteer groups who host food drives and volunteer their time. The CEC Food Pantry is an agency partner of the Tarrant Area Food Bank and a member of Food Share Partners. Visit Volunteer for more information about volunteering in the Food Pantry. For a list of food items needed in the Pantry, click here. Contact CEC staff at 817-281-1164 or about coordinating a food drive for the CEC.

If you would like to support the CEC's efforts to help families in our community, please visit Our Support and/or Volunteer.



volunteer header
Click above for ways to get involved!


Shopping Online?

Shop AmazonSmile and
a portion of your purchase
will benefit the CEC!

Click the link below and
select the CEC as your charity!

amazon smile logo e1502727422441


"In all things I have shown you that by working hard in this way we must help the weak and remember the words of the Lord Jesus, how he himself said, 'It is more blessed to give than to receive'." Acts 20:35