In 2003, Rev. Brandt agreed to be the director for a USDA Commodities Distribution site in north Big Horn County,  Eligibility for this program is based on Federal Income Guidelines.  Food distributions are held every month in the Parish Hall of St. John's Lutheran Church from 4 - 6 pm.  Distribution dates are published in the Lovell Chronicle and posted on St. John's Facebook page.

The Commodities program is currently managed by Richard and Janice Fink. For more information, you can contact them at 307-548-7127, or at stjohnslovell@gmail.com 

USDA Commodities& TEFAP

Upcoming Distribution Dates
(4:00-6:00 pm)

  • September 16th

  • October 21st

  • November 18th

  • December 16th

In 1997, St. John's Lutheran pastor, Rev. Brandt, and the Lovell United Methodist pastor, Rev. Don Hodges, talked about forming a Food Bank to serve the needs of people seeking assistance.  Thanks to the generosity of the community, the Lovell Food Bank has grown from two shelves in a closet in the United Methodist Church to two storage rooms and a room for distribution.  The Lovell Food Bank serves all who are in need in the north part of Big Horn County.  It is open at the back door of the United Methodist Church on Shoshone Ave. in Lovell every Friday afternoon from 3:30 to 5:00 p.m.

Lovell Food Bank