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FAITH IN ACTION!

LIVE YOUR FAITH MORE FULLY BY PARTICIPATING IN ONE OF THE MANY OPPORTUNITIES TO SERVE OTHERS IN MINISTRY

 

OUTREACH MINISTRIES

 

FOOD INSECURITY:

  • Our Christmas Family Food Project provides food vouchers for family Christmas Dinners for a number of families in Mainland South.   To get involved, contact Isaac McEachen at imaceachen@ns.sympatico.ca

  • The St Paul’s United Food Bank Support provides donations of food and other necessities to the well-established community food bank.  To get involved, contact Bill and Ann Dwyer at anneandbill.dyer@mac.com

  • Our Christmas Day Community Dinner provides a Christmas Day dinner experience to any and all in Mainland South.  To get involved, contact Sister Anne Marie Ezenwa at srezenwa@yahoo.ca

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HOMELESSNESS:

  • Our Christmas Care Package project provides care packages of warm clothing and toiletry items to the homeless in downtown   Halifax. To get involved, contact Ross Lawrence at rosswilliamlawrence@live.com

  •  Shelter NS Support provides monetary donations for specified needs of residents at Spryfield Apartments Shelter.  To get   involved,   contact Michael Coughlan at michael.coughlan@eastlink.ca

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT:

 

  • Our Immigrant Sponsorship sponsors refugees emigrating to Canada and supports their integration into the community.  To get   involved,   contact Michael and Cathy Bedford at stellamarisrefugee@gmail.com

  • Our Kairos Ministry addresses the spiritual and physical needs of individuals in need in Mainland South.  To get     involved, contact Sister Anne Marie Ezenwa at srezenwa@yahoo.ca

PASTORAL AND HOSPITALITY MINISTRIES:

  • Our Phone Tree Team maintains phone contact with isolated parishioners during current Covid restrictions.  To get involved, contact Karen LeBlanc at karentleblanc@gmail.com

  • New Parishioner Support welcomes and provides registration information and support to new parishioners.  To get involved, contact Paula Lawlor at paulalawlor@eastlink.ca

  • Ministry of Care and Compassion responds to parishioners who have requested spiritual, physical support.  To get involved, contact Isaac McEachen at imaceachen@ns.sympatico.ca

  • Our Hospitality Team greets and welcomes parishioners and visitors to weekend liturgies, provides initial contact to new parishioners, and provides safety and support during the current Covid restrictions.  To get involved, contact Jackie MacEachen at jmaceachen@ns.sympatico.ca

  • Our Ministry to Long Term Care Homes visits and brings the Eucharist to those living in long term care homes in our parish.  To get involved, contact Theresa Belliveau at htbe57@gmail.com


 

EVANGELIZATION:

  • Alpha Team. If you have experience as a helper or host let us know! If you’d like to support Alpha in other ways such as the food ministry, administration or child care that would be wonderful too! To get involved email Alphastellamaris@gmail.com

 

  • Faith Studies. We’re looking at using this program for evangelization and/or discipleship formation. If you have experience facilitating any part of that program please contact Alphastellamaris@gmail.com

 

PRAYER MINISTRIES:

  • Foundation Ministry-prayer ministry that focuses on building, strengthening and maintaining a good foundation which we can depend on to hold up the church and be strong enough to build on as it grows. To get involved contact Foundationministry@gmail.com 

 

  • Alpha prayer ministry - prayer team focused on praying for the success of our Alpha program as well as the individuals who are taking part in the program. To get involved contact deniseparrott.65@gmail.com 

 

  • Family Faith Formation Prayer Ministry- prayer team devoted to praying for the success of our Family Faith Formation program as well as personally praying for the students/families registered in the program. To get involved contact deniseparrott.65@gmail.com 

 

  • Home Based Prayer Ministry- parishioners praying at home for the needs of the parish as well as for intentions of parishioners, including the sick and those with specific requests. To get involved contact deniseparrott.65@gmail.com 

 

  • Eventide - 1 hour of praise and worship, witness, and praying for intentions submitted during the previous month, with an opportunity for personal prayer with a prayer team. Held the last Tuesday of each month from September to May, excluding December. To get involved, contact michael.coughlan@eastlink.ca