St. Michael’s is an active parish with many opportunities for everyone. Here is the list of current activities that could use your help:
Pastoral Care Opportunities
Any interested parishioners are invited to jointhe Pastoral Care Committee. How to help in small ways (that make a big difference): (1) Write a note or make a phone call; (2) Cook a meal as needed (Compassionate Cooks); (3) Drive someone to an appointment (Angels on Wheels); (4) Keep St. Michael’s parishioners in your daily prayers; (5) Come to a pastoral care meeting. This group meets a few times per year. If you would like to help or need more information please contact Nan Malone at 508-429-4248 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Stockings Of Hope
This year St. Michael’s will again be filling Christmas stockings for 60 women who reside in Serenity House. Please adopt a stocking in the narthex, buy one of each listed items and return your unwrapped stocking stuffers to St. Michael’s or Soul Spirit Studio, 76 Railroad Street by Sunday December 20. If you prefer to make a cash donations those are happily accepted. Please make sure Stockings of Hope is in the memo section. For more information please Pamela Pinter Parsons at email@example.com. Thank you for making the Holidays special for so many!
A Buiding Committee has recently been formed and includes Dana Frye, Don May, Bob Daly, Jeff PinterParsons, Craig Miller and Bob Malone. Our Building Committee takes care of buildingmaintenance and welcomes assistance from other parishioners. If you enjoy fixing things, orare handy with a hammer and would like to help, please contact Senior Warden, Dana Frye at 508-429-4248 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Our newly formed Grounds Committee maintains the landscaping and grounds of St. Michael’s,and welcomes help from parishioners who enjoy garden work in the spring and summer. If you enjoy working outdoors, have a green thumb, or would like to help, please contact Paul Vecchione at 508-429-4248 or email@example.com.
An Invitation for New Acolytes
We invite young parishioners who would like to be part of our Sunday services to consider serving as acolytes. Children are eligible to server as acolytes beginning in the thirdgrade. If your child is interested or would like more information, please speak to Sarah Robbins-Cole (508-429-4248 or firstname.lastname@example.org).
St. Michael’s Quilters
St. Michael’s Quilters meet every second and fourth Sunday evening of the month from 5 to 7 PM in Eva’s Room. Everyone is welcome and no sewing experience is required. The Quilters often make quilts to be given as a gift for the newly baptized. For more information please contact Clarissa Flannery at 508-429-4248 or email@example.com.
Seeking Greeters and Ushers
Greeters and Ushers have the very important mission of greeting both parishioners and newcomers as they enter the church before services. Ushers also help during services by taking up collection and guiding people to the altar for communion. If you would like to help with this important ministry, please see Sarah Robbins-Cole. Young adults aged twelve and up are eligible to serve as a greeter or an usher.