Did you know that anyone from our parish can volunteer? Just send an email to Social Concerns Outreach Chairperson, JoAnn Ward at firstname.lastname@example.org to receive a list of volunteer opportunities and contacts. Our ongoing projects are:
Adopt-a-Family: To assist those in financial need at Christmas by helping whole families attain gifts, food and clothing. Contact: Melissa at email@example.com
Catholic Relief Services (CRS) Operation Rice Bowl: Each year, during Lent, our parish participates in Operation Rice Bowl, that calls us to pray with our families and faith communities; fast in solidarity with those who hunger; learn more about our global community and the challenges of poverty overseas; and give sacrificial contributions to those in need. Contact: Carol Beckman, 527-1384.
Catholic Relief Services (CRS) Work of Human Hands Catalog Sales: Provides a market for farmers and artisans living in needy areas around the world, where they receive a fair price for their products so that they can support themselves and their families. Order products anytime at www.serrv.org. Contact: Carol Beckman, 527-1384 .
Food Pantry: Collects food each week for Sacred Heart Lord’s Supper, B Street and/or Silver Key Food Pantries and holds a big Food Drive in November. (Donations are accepted in the shopping cart located in the church vestibule.) Contact: JoAnn Ward 475-7146 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Fostering Hope: A group that partners with churches to assist foster parents with their responsibilities regarding children in their care. Contact: Fran at email@example.com
Funeral Meals: Provides a meal or reception after a funeral held at St. Paul’s. Coordinator/s Needed. Please contact JoAnn Ward at (719)475-7146.
Giving Tree: Giving Tree has tags for seniors that are homebound and children from a neighboring school that are in financial need. Seniors Contact: Alice Musch at (301) 481-9677 or firstname.lastname@example.org ; Youth Contact: Carol Burkard at 219-2716
Homebound Ministry: The Homebound Ministry visits people in health care facilities or private homes within the parish boundaries to bring Holy Communion and helps arrange a monthly Mass, Confessions and/or Anointing of the Sick. For information contact: Alice Musch at (301) 481-9677 or email@example.com
Meals Ministry This ministry provides meal to families or individuals during times of crisis. Contact: Fran at firstname.lastname@example.org
Respect Life/Life Support Center: Collects items such as diapers, food, blankets and other things to meet the primary needs of families for the Life Support Center, Catholic Charities of Central Colorado. Provides information regarding respect life issues. (Donations are accepted in the playpen located on the east side of the church vestibule.) Contact: Bernadette Johnston at 576-1140 or email@example.com
Soup Kitchen: The Marian House Soup Kitchen, Catholic Charities of Central Colorado, feeds between 450 and 700 people a hot nutritious lunch each day. St. Paul’s is responsible for providing volunteers between 7:00 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. on the 1st, 3rd, and 4th Thursdays there are 5 in the month. Contact: Nancy Daly at 635-7087 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Westside CARES: An agency where St. Paul Parish joins neighboring churches to assist those in financial need. Contact Melissa Hodsdon at (719) 536-9770 or email@example.com