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These are the best cultural venues in town based on their, FACILITIES and ARTISTIC QUALITY.
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Published: September  16, 2014

Glide United Methodist Church

The 100-member Glide gospel choir kicks off Sunday celebrations with a warm welcome for whomever comes through the door the diverse, 1500-plus congregation includes many who'd once lost all faith in faith. After the celebration ends, the congregation keeps inspiring, providing a million free meals a year and housing for formerly homeless families now that's hitting a high note. What began in 1969 as an all volunteer Monday night potluck for 50 street people today serves over 850,000 meals a year, making Glide one of the largest providers in San Francisco. Glide is also the only program in town that provides three nutritious meals to the city's poor, homeless and hungry 364 days of the year. This amazing feat is accomplished in a snug church kitchen commercial grade and two small dining rooms that together can accommodate only 200 people at a time. On special days such as Thanksgiving and Christmas, upwards of 5,000 meals are served in one continuous eight-hour period. Glide strives to serve its meals in an atmosphere of respect, acceptance and love. For some who come to eat, Glide may be the only safe and welcoming environment they experience in a day's time.

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Address :

330 Ellis St San Francisco, CA 94102

Phone :

+1 415 674 6000

Hours :

Services Sun at 9:00 am and 11:00 am Mon: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm


Published: September  16, 2014

Glide United Methodist Church

The 100-member Glide gospel choir kicks off Sunday celebrations with a warm welcome for whomever comes through the door the diverse, 1500-plus congregation includes many who'd once lost all faith in faith. After the celebration ends, the congregation keeps inspiring, providing a million free meals a year and housing for formerly homeless families now that's hitting a high note. What began in 1969 as an all volunteer Monday night potluck for 50 street people today serves over 850,000 meals a year, making Glide one of the largest providers in San Francisco. Glide is also the only program in town that provides three nutritious meals to the city's poor, homeless and hungry 364 days of the year. This amazing feat is accomplished in a snug church kitchen commercial grade and two small dining rooms that together can accommodate only 200 people at a time. On special days such as Thanksgiving and Christmas, upwards of 5,000 meals are served in one continuous eight-hour period. Glide strives to serve its meals in an atmosphere of respect, acceptance and love. For some who come to eat, Glide may be the only safe and welcoming environment they experience in a day's time.