As a Community we are engaging in more service projects and we would like parishioners from all three worship sites to participate. We have three current opportunities:
1) God’s Community Kitchen at St. Charles is looking for volunteers on Thursdays to help prepare meals and donations to purchase supplies for meals. Meals are served from 4:30 to 5:30. Help is needed between 3 to 6:30 for prep, serving and clean up. Call Charlie Smith at 616-754-8604. Coming June 3rd- We will begin offering a meal on Mondays in addition to our Thursday meal. Both meals will be served from 4:30-5:30 pm. Call the parish office if you are interested in this new service opportunity at 616-754-4194.
2) St. Joseph’s Thursday Suppers needs a few more volunteers to help with the suppers on the 1st and 3rd Thursdays of the month. Meals are served from 4:15 to 5:15. Help is needed between 1 to 6 for prep, serving and clean up. Call Linda Brondige at 616-550-1658
3) Supporting Ministries with Donations.
- Food pantries at St. Charles and St. Joseph are always in need of food donations. Donations can be dropped off in the Gathering Spaces at St. Charles and St. Joseph.
- Have Mercy, an agency that supports the homeless of Montcalm and Ionia county has a donation box located in the Gathering Space at St. Charles. The following are a list of needed items: coming soon.
- Alpha Family Services supports expectant mothers and families in the greater Montcalm area. A donation box for needed items is located in the Gathering Space at St. Charles. The following are a list of needed items- diapers of all sizes and toddler boy and girl underpants.