OLOL Social Ministry
SERVICE SATURDAY VOLUNTEERS NEEDED
As an outgrowth of the annual Day of Service and originally spearheaded by parishioner John Sweeney, the Social Ministry committee is now hosting monthly service events on the 2nd Saturday morning of each month.
Men, women, teens and school groups are invited to participate on a regular or occasional basis to continue the good works throughout the calendar year. No special skills are needed and everyone is welcome.
A Thank You. An Invitation.
If there is one thing we have learned from many months of coordinating Service Saturday events, it's that helping our UCity neighbors is an ongoing opportunity. There are always more neighbors who are in desperate need of both the skills and good will that we bring to our efforts.
Just last month, we provided help to four homeowners on the northern side of University City. We thank the 20+ volunteers who participated, especially Kevin McCarthy, Rich Gund, Matt Stapf and Joe Dwyer who served as project managers. The homeowners are always so grateful for our help, but there is joy in serving, as well. Our volunteers come together for a common purpose to help strengthen our community, and reap the rewards of service by doing so. They make/renew friendships, enhance their skills, and go home with a smile on their face, knowing that they have made a difference in our community.
Up Next: Five More UCity Homes in May. Can You Help?
Our team has been assigned 5 homes in University City for May 12, 2018. This represents an increase in our usual workload, and we need all the help we can get! The majority of this work will be to the exterior of the homes, performing a wide variety of general repair work and yard clean-up tasks. We still need three additional project managers and dozens of workers in order to get the job done. Every parishioner is encouraged to consider joining us. We will be painting, cleaning, caulking, sealing and more! Whether you're handy with a hammer, or just don't mind getting your hands dirty, there is a spot for you .... and your family .... and your friends. To learn more about this month's activities, and to volunteer, click on the link below.
Thanks for all that you do. Hope to see you on Saturday, May 12, 2018 at 8:30 a.m.
The Service Saturday Team
HELPING OUR JEWISH NEIGHBORS
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SERVICE SATURDAY | APRIL 8, 2017
DAY OF SERVICE | OCTOBER 22, 2016
Our Lady of Lourdes Parish
7148 Forsyth Blvd.
St. Louis, Missouri 63105
Weekend Mass Schedule
Saturday Vigil: 5:00pm
Sunday: 7:30am, 9:00am (Children's Liturgy of the Word)
11:00am (Choir), 5:00pm