Sussex Outreach Services (SOS) is the social ministry arm of the Cooperating Churches of Sussex (CCOS) and served 489 family units in 2013, that were seeking food, clothing, counseling, educational training, preventive health programming and referrals. We serve all families and individuals in the Hamilton School District, which includes Sussex, the Town of Lisbon, and parts of Merton. We are currently averaging 325 family unit visits a month. It is the mission of Sussex Outreach Services (S0S), to meet the immediate and long term needs of individuals and families in the Hamilton School District by providing food, informational resources, client advocacy and general assistance. SOS builds community awareness and volunteerism to encourage our community members to help support our mission in their own unique way. To improve lives and build strong community awareness through: supportive listening, awareness, assistance, and advocacy.
More information about SOS may be found on the SOS Website
Cooperating Churches of Sussex
At St. Alban’s we think of our service our neighbors as a ministry of welcome and evangelism. We are a charter member of the Cooperating Churches of Sussex
The Cooperating Churches of Sussex is an ecumenical group of 6 churches; Christ Our Savior Lutheran, Redeemer U.C.C., Lisbon Presbyterian, Sussex United Methodist, St. James Roman Catholic & St. Alban’s Episcopal which serves the Village of Sussex, Town of Lisbon and adjacent areas.
The Community Banquet is a meal program for those in need in the Sussex Area. It is sponsored by the Cooperating Churches of Sussex and is hosted at St. James Church. We participate on a rotating schedule with several other churches in the area.