Main Pantry & Outreach Pantry Services: 

Open to all Bartholomew County residents in need. Residents may come to any of the locations once every 30 days for a full-pantry visit. They may also come to the Main Pantry once every 7 days for produce and bread items. Proof of current residency (piece of mail with name, address, and date within 30 days of visit) must be brought to each visit.  

 Main Food Pantry:  292 Center St, Columbus 

Monday-Saturday 9am-12pm and 1st Monday of each month 4-7pm (July & Sept 2nd Monday).  

 Outreach Food Pantries: 

  • 1st Tuesday of each month 4:30-6:30pm 

Elizabethtown United Methodist Church 

200 Washington St., Elizabethtown 

  •  3rd Tuesday of each month 4:30-6:30pm           

Bethel Baptist Church 

142 Deaver Rd., Columbus 

  •  3rd Wednesday of each month    2:00-4:00pm 

Taylorsville United Methodist Church 

1361 Tannehill Rd, Taylorsville 

 Beginning March 2023  

  • 4th Tuesday of each month 3:00–5:00pm  

Hope Elementary School 

9575 Rt. 9, Hope 

HOT MEAL SITES- open to everyone, receive a free dinner every night of the week!   

Sunday       5-5:50pm               St Bartholomew                   1306 27th St. 

1st Sun        5-6:30pm              Manasseh Ministries            6719 Base Rd. 

2nd Sun          5-5:30pm           East Columbus UMC            2439 Indiana 

Monday          5-6pm                  1st United Methodist            618 8th St. 

Monday          5-6pm                  Hope Moravian                       202 Main

Tuesday          5-5:45pm            Memorial Baptist                     2320 7th St. 

Wednesday    5-5:45pm            Columbus Free Methodist     1511 22nd St 

Thursday        4-4:45pm             Salvation Army                         2525 Illinois 

Friday              4:30-5:30pm      1st Presbyterian                         512 7th St. 

4th Fri               6-7pm                 Columbus Baptist                      3821 N Hwy 31 

Sat (not 3rd)    4-5pm                  1st Christian Church                  531 5th St. 

3rd Sat              4-6pm                  2nd Baptist                                  1325 10 St. 

2nd Sat             11:30-12:30        Ogilville Christian Church        7891 W 450 S     

Call Love Chapel for more information     812-372-9421 



Starting in February, an Optional Volunteer Orientation will be held on the 1st Monday of every month, from 12:30 pm -1:45 pm at the Love Chapel Center, located at 311 Center Street.  Please make an appointment/RSVP to attend by emailing or by calling 812-372-9421 (ext. 108).


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For I was Hungry and you gave me something to eat, I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink, I was a stranger and you invited me in.

– Matthew 25:35