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The Christmas Giving Tree

Posted on November 30, 2018 in: Service Opportunities

Did you know this special project of love and service has been in existence for 39 years? Interested in getting involved as an individual or family to serve others in need? Here’s how you can help: Select an ornament(s) from the tree for requested gifts or an envelope to donate money Return unwrapped gifts under the trees at any entrance Return envelopes in the Sunday offering or to the rectory ITEMS NEEDED: ~ House shoes/slippers (women and children)  ~  Winter Coats (2T-4T, 4-12, Teens)  ~  Plates, bowls, silverware  ~  Small pots and pans  ~  Men&rsqu...

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Are you looking for a meaningful volunteer opportunity? Did you know that the same Ronald McDonald House Charities that provides homes to out‐of‐town families with children in the hospital ALSO provides family rooms inside St. Louis area children’s hospitals to support all families with admitted children? The Ronald McDonald Family Room Program provides families with daily essentials in a comforting environment just steps away from their child’s hospital room. The rooms, staffed completely by volunteers, are open every day from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. for families to relax and refresh during long days at the hos...

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We need your help in finding worthy projects! St. Gabriel will hold a fall Day of Service on Saturday, October 13, 2018.  We will be working on area homes and on projects in our neighborhoods. Among the tasks will be landscaping, minor home repair, painting and more. Watch upcoming bulletins for details on how to sign up to help. Last year, we had about 50 volunteers. If you know of someone who needs yard work or minor home repair and can't afford to have them done (such as if they're elderly and on  a fixed income), contact Denny Heinze at 314-645-8126 or at the4heinzes@sbcglobal.net. We'r...

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St. Gabriel’s Arts & Environment Church Committee is seeking new Leadership Volunteers! DO YOU… Have a knack for design? Enjoy plants and floral arrangements? Have a few hours to help Church look its best? The St. Gabriel Arts and Environment Committee is looking for new leadership volunteers. We are a small part of the Sanctuary Society and we decorate St. Gabriel’s Church with flowers for the Feast days. It is a great way to honor God by beautifying our church. What is the time commitment? Typically, an afternoon or evening once every other month. Certain liturgical seasons and holid...

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