Our Outreach efforts are most visible during the holiday seasons, but Parish Outreach is busy year-round providing support and service in threedifferent ways:
- Direct Service: Food, Clothing, Financial Assistance, Friendly Visitors, Holiday Projects, Homecare/Companions, Job Search, Ministers to Homebound and Sick, Ministers to the Nursing Home, Share-a-Meal, Shelter, Ministry of Prayer (pray at home for special intentions that are mailed to you weekly), Ministry of Consolation (assist families at the time of a funeral).
- Convening (Support Groups): Bereavement Group (for those who have lost a loved one), LifeNet (for those experiencing an unexpected pregnancy), Rainbows and Spectrum (for children and adolescents experiencing loss due to death, separation or divoce), PRISM (single parent support group).
- Advocacy: Justice & Peace Committee (Members seek to eliminate social injustice through community education & governmental action), Public Policy Network (Committee that helps create awareness and understanding of the Church’s Social Teachings on Peace & Justice), Campaign for Human Development, Community Organizing.
If you would like to volunteer with Parish Outreach or if you need assistance from one of our Parish Outreach ministries, call 631-265-2668 or email email@example.com.