The Arkansas City Salvation Army handed out 120 Christmas packages Friday, including several donated bicycles and bags of gifts for children. Food packages included a ham or turkey, canned foods, a bag of potatoes, bread, stuffing and a pumpkin pie. Gift wrap and decorations were also given out. Although the count of needy families was at 127, the Salvation Army had only 37 turkeys purchased and donated as of a few weeks ago. So, Pastor Rich Humphrey from the First Church of the Nazarene in Ark City stepped in, saying it was God’s call to action. The Nazarene Church pledged 50 hams to help with the cause. Later last week, they even brough another 83 hams to the Salvation Army. And although the church received seven boxes of day-old bread that had been frozen to keep fresh, they purchased another 55 loaves after realizing that the bread they had wasn’t going to be enough. In the end, all who were in need will get Christmas dinners.