Stewardship

Blood Drive
givingbloodOur next Blood drive will be Thursday, April 4th from 2:30 till 7:00 pm. You may sign up after Mass the weekends of March 24th/25th and March 31st/April 1st.

To provide opportunities to give a gift that can save a life twice a year, in April and in September, Saint Paul hosts a Red Cross Blood Drive. Volunteers are needed to donate blood, make phone calls, donate snacks for donors and workers, help with sign-ups and help on the day of the drive. For information on our next drive contact: Elizabeth Vittulo at Kczips@yahoo.com.

Crop Walk

CROP Walk: St. Paul’s joins other faith communities in Greensboro in this walk to fight hunger. Sponsored by Greensboro Urban Ministry and Church World Services, the proceeds from the walk help feed the hungry in Greensboro as well in underdeveloped countries. All parishioners are invited to walk or sponsor our walkers. Volunteers are also needed to help organize the walk. This year the date of the event is October 14, 2018 at 2:30 pm.  For information please contact Linda Boehlein at  lbboehlein@gmail.com.

Food Pantry

Donations are always needed and gladly accepted. The pantry is available to needy families in the parish and local community. Help is needed after each Mass to carry the food back to the pantry. Contact: Margaret Magee at 336-668-3569 or Amy Marmion at 336-294-4696 to get on the rotation to help sort and stock.

To volunteer to serve on a rotating basis from 10 am to 1 pm giving food to those referred to our parish for grocery assistance please contact Freda Mandarano .

Mobile Meals

Volunteers deliver hot meals to homebound people in the community. Volunteers commit one day per month and our assigned parish day is the 2nd Friday of each month from 10:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M. Serves Monthly. Contact: Mary Wells at 952-393-4623 or wtwmew@yahoo.com to become involved.

Senior Wheels

Senior Wheels is a transportation service for older adults. Rides to scheduled medical appointments are provided by caring volunteer drivers from local religious congregations. St. Paul the Apostle Church provides rides on the 4th Tuesday and Wednesday of each month. Contact: Jack MacDowall at 336-668-4252 jmacdowall@triad.rr.com.

Sister Parish Program

This program assists parishioners of St. Paul the Apostle and of the Parish of the Child Jesus in Manta, Ecuador, in living out our baptismal call to Stewardship by establishing a long term spiritual, cultural, and personal relationship. Opportunities are provided for personal growth, commitment, and involvement in our communities. Check here or the bulletin for the next planning meeting.

For more information about the Sister Parish Program, contact Dan Hinderliter, 630-632-8832, hola98@hotmail.com, or Judy Gonshor, 336-402-0762, judy.gonshor@gmail.com,  or pickup a brochure from the Sister Parish bulletin board outside of Fellowship Hall.

Food Collection for Urban Ministries

These events are held to raise awareness of needs of the poor by asking for and collecting non-perishable food items for Urban Ministry. This is accomplished by spending an hour or so at a supermarket handing out flyers and explaining the purpose of the drive. Contact Jerry Assal at 336-413-3565 or jva907@earthlink.net for information about the next drive or visit Greensboro Urban Ministry on the web.

Giving Tree

The Giving Tree is an opportunity to provide much needed gifts to less fortunate families and beneficiaries of various not-for-profit organizations during the Advent Season. Volunteers are needed to help organize the project, make tags for the tree, trim the tree, choose tags and purchase gifts, sort gifts, and prepare for delivery. Annual event. For more information contact Amy Marmion at amarmion@stpaulcc.org or 336-294-4696 ext 226.

Yarn Ladies
woolspoolsA consolidation of the Prayer Shawl Ministry and the Wild and Wooly Knitters. Women of the parish gather to knit and crochet baby items, hats and scarves for the Women’s Hospital and our Food Pantry, and prayer shawls for those who are ill or in need of special prayers. They meet the second Tuesday of each month.

Contact: Rosemary Murray at 336-676-5154 or Judy Martineau at 336-298-4084 or Carolyn Kingman at 336-855-1920.

All are welcome. If you can knit or crochet, please join us, as many hands make light work.

 

Urban Ministry Soup Kitchen

Volunteers from St. Paul the Apostle Church prepare and serve hot lunches on the fourth Saturday of every month. Contact Margaret Magee at 336-668-3569, mageemarg2015@gmail.com or Scott Simkins at 336-854-3328  scott.simkins@gmail.com.

 

Santa for Seniors

Each year in December, members of our parish go to a senior center to host a Christmas party for less fortunate senior citizens. This year the party will be on Wednesday, December 12th.  We will meet at St. Paul’s at 9am to carpool to Gateway Plaza and will be back to the church by noon.  Wear your Christmas colors and join us in singing carols, serving snacks and bringing Christmas cheer to these wonderful people.  For more information, contact Amy Marmion at 336-294-4696, ext.226, amarmion@stpaulcc.org..