In Our Community & Beyond

Students at Kris Roi Episcopal School in Léger, Haiti welcoming visitors from St. Paul’s.

Students at Kris Roi Episcopal School in Léger, Haiti welcoming visitors from St. Paul’s.

The St. Paul’s Mission & Service ministry goals are:

  • To engage meaningfully in an organized way with a discreet number of identifiable projects, relationships and commitments that, taken together, represent our understanding of where God is calling St. Paul’s to serve as a parish community.

  • To nurture and support a culture of mission and service at St. Paul’s such that every parishioner of every age is touching at least one of our mission and service projects in a hands-on way in the course of a year.

 

The Mission & Service Task Force has identified four primary areas of focus. Below are these areas of focus, and an example of how St. Paul’s serves in that area:

Advocating for Justice in the Local Community

We participate in IMPACT, an interfaith justice ministry of local congregations, and we provide them with free office space.

Serving the Needs of Immigrants in our Community

We provide backpacks full of school supplies to International Neighbors to help refugee children in our community be prepared for school each year.

Providing Food, Clothing, & Shelter for Neighbors in Need

We host homeless guests here at St. Paul’s for a week every winter in coordination with PACEM.

Exploring & Serving the Church Throughout the World

We have a partnership with the Episcopal Church of Kris Roi (Christ the King) in Léger, Haiti, where we support local initiatives in areas such as elementary education and clean drinking water.

For more information about ways to become involved in our Mission & Service ministries, check out our weekly newsletter or contact the church office: office@spmcuva.org.

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