Social Ministry and Volunteer Opportunities
There are so many ways to serve your God, your Church, your community...
Volunteers are needed for all Ministries!
DAY OF SERVICE
Our Lady of Lourdes' Day of Service is held once a year in October as a way for our parish to visibly give back to the community with our time, talent and treasure.
The 2019 Day of Service is scheduled for Saturday, October 26th. We hope you will be able to join our parish community as we serve our neighbors. Opportunities include:
October 26th Schedule of Events:
7:00 am Gather at OLOL for coffee/donuts and sign in
8:00 am Mass in church
8:30 am Depart for service site
11:30 am - 1:00 pm Fellowship Luncheon at UCity Community Center
OLOL Home-Bound Ministry
Contact: Julie King l 314.726.6200 l email@example.com
If you or a loved one are home-bound or in a nursing home, and wish to receive Holy Communion, please contact Julie King in the parish office. She will be happy to arrange for someone to visit.
Contact: Steve Moore l firstname.lastname@example.org
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 second 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.
You can contact Steve Moore for more information. We are always looking for new projects, and Steve would welcome your ideas about where we can serve.
St. Augustine Soup Kitchen
Contact: Lyn Pickel l email@example.com
The St. Augustine Soup Kitchen is held monthly. All ages are welcome. Volunteers needed for cooking large casseroles and desserts in advance. We’ll supply recipes, burger and pans and will freeze until ready for use!
Also need backup food and supplies such as: Aluminum storage pans, canned fruits, vegetables, tomato sauce, apple sauce, lemonade, takeout containers, plates, etc. all in large sizes/bulk.
St. Vincent de Paul Society
Contact: Bill Updike l firstname.lastname@example.org l 314.726.6200
Members provide critical financial aid and household items to those in need. In addition participate in Old Newsboys Day, Christmas food boxes for the Wellston Center, Soup and Salad on Ash Wednesday, and additional ways to assist throughout the year.
St. Patrick Center
Contact: Debbie Grelle l email@example.com
Volunteers prepare two casseroles each month for the center.
St. Peter and Paul Ministries
Contact: Judy Luebke l firstname.lastname@example.org
Volunteers assist with feeding the homeless at Thanksgiving at St. Peter and Paul Church in Soulard.
Wellston Center Food Pantry and Thrift Store
Contact: Mary Ann Schwartz l email@example.com
Volunteers provide clothing, food baskets and monthly monetary support to the store
and the counseling center.
Service Saturdays - April 13 & May 11, 2019