about Us

We are a non-profit organization in Fort Edward, NY. Our heart is to help those in need through offering nutritious food to families and individuals in the community. We accomplish this through the help of generous volunteers and financial partners. 

Our wonderful volunteers!


Pastor Derik & Angelique

Pastor Derik & Angelique Bartholomew have a heart to show the love of Jesus in action.

Angelique is the Director of the Soup Kitchen & Food Pantry. She works very hard to ensure that no person who enters the door goes away hungry.

Pastor Derik is the Vice President of Cornerstone Soup Kitchen and Food Pantry as well as the Lead Pastor of Cornerstone Outreach Center Church.

Pastor Vern

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Pastor Vern is the President of the Soup Kitchen. He is an Evangelist and  strong man of God with a heart for the lost. He is passionate about his mission at Cornerstone and is always available to talk with and pray for people.

He has a wealth of experience and wisdom and a firm understanding that people need spiritual nourishment as well as physical. 


Kris Gusto is the Treasurer and Marketing Specialist for Cornerstone Soup Kitchen & Food Pantry. He is passionate about helping those in need and applying financial discipline according to scripture. 

Each of you should give what you have decided in your heart to give, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver.

~2 Corinthians 9:7


Lindsay B. Schieffelin is the Public Relations Specialist for Cornerstone Soup Kitchen & Food Pantry. He has a long history of doing outreach in the community and has done great work in youth ministry. Always there with a warm smile and listening ear, we are thankful to have this kind man of God working to grow our outreach ability.