Serving at Bristol Lodge

In Waltham, just a few short miles from where most of us live, dozens of people live on the streets or in shelters. They survive by the generosity of government and community programs. The Middlesex Human Services Agency sponsors the ...

Bristol Lodge Soup Kitchen @ Immanuel United Methodist Church, 545 Moody St., Waltham, MA 02453.

Every night, rain or shine, workday or holiday, between 60 and 110 people come to the kitchen for a hot, nutritious meal prepared and served by volunteers.  In addition to our hot meal program, 18,000 sandwiches are prepared annually for the homeless. Guests are allowed in daily at 3:30PM. Coffee and snacks are provided. Meal is served at 5:00 PM.

The kitchen relies heavily on volunteers, donated food and paper products from local businesses, churches, schools and individual residents of Waltham and the surrounding communities.  RCC is one of those providing volunteers and food.

RCC NEW YEARS EVE CELEBRATION! Saturday, December 31, 2016. Please join us in the RCC tradition of providing a festive meal for folks at the Bristol Lodge Soup Kitchen, Waltham, on New Year's Eve (all food items need to arrive at 4 pm, dinner served at 5). All are welcome to participate by preparing food and helping to serve the meal; singles, couples, families -- all are welcome. Please contact Deb Tall or Heather Curtis with any questions about preparing food, getting food to the church if you are not planning to participate in serving the meal, or other logistical issues.