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Posted on: January 2, 2018




Due to freezing temperatures, Code Purple has been called for Thursday, January 4 through Saturday, January 6, 2018. During Code Purple, a coalition of Newark churches, which rotate in being the host site, opens as an emergency sanctuary from 6 p.m. until 6 a.m. The host facility provides access to bathrooms, a light evening meal, hot beverages and beds throughout the night. 

Thursday's location will be Calvary Baptist Church at 215 E. Delaware Avenue. 

Friday's location will be Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Newark at 420 Willa Road. 

Saturday's location will be New Ark United Church of Christ at 300 E. Main Street. 

Those in the Newark area who are in need of sanctuary from the cold weather are encouraged to call (302) 544-0165, and sign up for services with the Newark Empowerment Center. The center’s office hours are Monday – Friday from 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.

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