Different pastors as part of the Clifton Ministerial Alliance spoke to the crowd gathered. Don Wright of Trinity Lutheran Church. Clint Schofield from First Presbyterian Church delivered the word, while Drew Ritchie of the Clifton Church of Christ also read scripture. Reverend Coleman Reidling of Spring Creek Baptist Church near Iredell also spoke. They announced totals as of Sunday for Food Families, but more have come in since. John Thiele of Zion United Church also offered a prayer during the service.