Nyssa church serves up a good holiday meal

One young man eyes a table of goodies at the Nyssa Nazarene Church's free Thanksgiving dinner Sunday. (The Enterprise/Kristine de Leon).

NYSSA – Thanksgiving came early in Nyssa, where one church served a free Thanksgiving meal last Sunday.

The Nyssa Nazarene Church made sure residents and church members in had a proper meal for the holidays. Dozens of church members and volunteers came together to serve others – a heartfelt deed that’s a yearly tradition.

“We do this just about every year on the Sunday before Thanksgiving,” said George Lincoln, a pastor at the church.

Lincoln said all the food dishes were contributed by members of the church community, and it’s a popular event.

“Everybody turns out for this,” he said, as he welcomed attendees to the vast spread. “I wish I had . . .