Spring for Tea

Spring for Tea

Date: Sat. Apr 26, 2014 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Duration: 1 Hour
Event Street Address: Lincoln Christian Church, 204 North McLean St., Lincoln, IL
Event Info Phone: Gayla Wood, 217-732-7618 / Marcia Bidwell (Chairperson), 217-732-7772 / church office, 217.732.7618

Sale of tickets will begin February 3rd for the 11th Annual Spring for Tea sponsored by the Harvest of Talents for World Hunger.


Spring for Tea will be held in the Fellowship Center of Lincoln Christian Church. Doors open at 10:45 a.m with tea being served at 11:30 a.m.


The tea features a number of colorful and uniquely appointed tables complete with china, silver, crystal, and offering a variety of themes and decor. Women of all ages from the community will serve as table hostesses, both decorating the tables and serving graciously to the needs of their guests at the tea.


Traditional tea foods, ranging from dainty sandwiches to cookies, fruit, and other delicacies will be served along with the traditional Spring for Tea blend of tea. Background music will provide the proper ambiance for the occasion.


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 serving of tea.


Following tasty food, flavorful hot tea, and lively conversation, a special program will be presented. Through tth etea, a number of lovely door prizes, provided by local businesses and individuals, will be presented to those in attendance.


Tickets are sold in advance, beginning February 3rd. There is limited seating available for the event, and tickets sell out quickly. Tickets may be purchased by visiting the church office or calling Gayla Wood.


Anyone interested in hosting a table for Spring for Tea or providing other assistance to the event may contact Marcia Bidwell.


The April tea will be the first 2014 event of the Harvest of Talents ministry, which this year will be celebrating its 31st anniversary. The 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 $1,819,213.38 through the 30th Harvest, every penny of which has gone to feeding programs, orphanages, and missions throughout the sorld, providing physical and spiritual food to those in need. A number of Harvests across the United States have been birthed by the founding Harvest in Lincoln and have raised over $2,000,000.00 to meet hunger needs. The 31st Annual Harvest of Talents for World Hunger will be held on the 4th Saturday in October 2014 in the Fellowship Center of Lincoln Christian Church. Anyone desiring information about the Harvest ministry may call the church office.