Christ Church in Swansea is partnering with Vet to Vet/Boston, an all-volunteer nonprofit veterans organization, to host a free coffee hour for veterans on the first Saturday of each month in the church hall from 8 to 9:30 a.m., beginning on Saturday, March 7. All veterans are welcome.
The first coffee hour will host Steve Skuba, a certified veterans services officer and retired VA benefits counselor, who will speak and be available to schedule individual sessions with veterans who may want to pursue claims.
According to a Christ Church news release, the outreach ministry is aimed at helping veterans with their causes and concerns, and also gives the church a way to salute veterans for the sacrifices they have made.
“Having nephews and church members returning home as veterans, I know the importance of support and conversation in a safe environment," said rector of Christ Church, the Rev. Alan Hesse, in the release. "It is my hope that this partnership will be a haven for hope and fellowship.”