Holy Redeemer Angel Tree
To provide a way for families and children to have a wonderful Christmas. St. Joseph’s School coordinates and serves a ham dinner. To provide gifts by getting volunteers to purchase and donate gifts
Serve a dinner at Palanca Food Pantry
Activities: Hand out “Angels” to families to “adopt”
Keep the log organized
Organize the gifts
Tag the gifts by family and bag separately for each family
Deliver presents to Holy Redeemer Episcopal Church
Cook, serve, and cleanup ham dinner with school student volunteers and chaplain
Service times: Four weeks prior to Christmas, start Thanksgiving holiday
Contact: Karen Haney 561-244-5531
To provide clinical pastoral care, emotional support, and spiritual presence as Christ’s representatives to the sick. Visit all hospitalized parishioners of the St. Joseph’s family
Activities: Care for the sick, their families and friends and health care providers
Prayer for all hospitalized Episcopalians
Minister to those outside our community of faith
Schedule visits to area hospitals and health care facilities
Unscheduled visits upon request
Visits are generally fifteen minutes
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Contact: Church Office for info about this ministry 561-732-3060
Blessing of the Animals
An annual service to glorify God and his creatures. One of the largest outreach activities of the parish serves to extend this opportunity to the community. Activities: To organize volunteers in registering, printing certificates, ensure parking, coordinate visiting animals and beneficiary, publicity
Service times: Flexible pre-planning
Annual service, usually in September or October
Contact: Dianne Williams 561-733-3533
United Thank Offering Coordinator
A national program of the Episcopal church for the mission of the whole church founded by and administered by women since 1869.To award grant monies within the framework of the policies and procedures of the Domestic and Foreign Missionary Society.
Activities: The United Thank Offering Committee is entrusted to promote thank offerings, to receive the offerings, and distribute the offering monies through grants. The Episcopal Church Women at St. Joseph’s sponsors the annual United Thank Offering in-gathering in concert with the Diocese of Southeast Florida.
The Chairperson coordinates the annual in-gathering. She is responsible for notifying parishioners by letter, sending UTO envelopes, as well as securing the thank offering boxes for distribution. In keeping with the purpose and goal of the UTO to count one’s blessings everyday, small boxes are made available to all members of the Parish. Following the UTO In-gathering Sunday, a check is sent for the amount collected to the UTO coordinator.
Service times: In-gathering weekend once a year. Arrange for collection of monies at all services.
Contact: Ellen Newell 561-734-2516
Ministry to provide altar flowers on a year round basis. Perform weekly deliveries to remind our sick, shut in or members celebrating special events that our thoughts and prayers are with them, utilizing the flowers that decorate the altar.
Contact: Michelle Benner 561-369-2402