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Food Pantry

Posted on October 22, 2019 in: Pastoral Council, Social Concerns

Food Pantry
Thank you to our St. Boniface/St. Lawrence Families for helping fill the food boxes. Hoping for more families to help fill the food box as we try to fill the shelves at the St. Joseph The Worker Food Pantry. This is a service project of the SB & SL Parish Councils. Item of the month of October: STUFFING & INSTANT MASHED POTATOES. Other Items needed: Cereal/granola bars; Mac and Cheese; Peanut Butter; Pasta/Pasta Sauce; Ramen Noodle; Tuna; Canned Vegetables. If you have questions or suggestions regarding this ministry, contact Sue Lingg 322-8349 or Dianne Fisher 322-...

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Senior Care Ministry Needs

Posted on October 22, 2019 in: Social Concerns

Senior Care Ministry Needs
Our card ministry is gearing up for the upcoming holiday season and is in need of Thanksgiving & Christmas greeting cards and Fall & Christmas themed stickers. We could also use postage stamps. You can donate to this wonderful ministry by placing these items in the Senior Care Box located in the Coat Room at St. Boniface or in the foyer of St. Lawrence Church. Thank you for your support.

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Senior CARE Team

Family Promise

Posted on August 09, 2019 in: Social Concerns

It is time for us to host the Family Promise guests again.  Our next week wil be August 11th - 18th.  Kathy Venaski (570)419-5712, is our Food Coordinator and should be contacted if you are able to provide dinner for one of the nights.  Ray Fischer (570)326-5464 is our Overnight Coordinator. As of today, there are 2 families with 4 adults, 3 children under the age of 4, and 2 infants in the program.  We provide them with food for breakfast and lunch in addition to the dinners provided at the Parish Center.  I am also looking for help with Set-Up, Van drivers, Tearing down and Clea...

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Touch-A-Heart Christmas Tree

Posted on November 13, 2018 in: Social Concerns

Touch-A-Heart Christmas Tree The lobbies of St Boniface and St Lawrence have Touch-A-Heart Christmas Trees.  Please take a tag from the tree for the missions in Ecuador or Nicaragua and the local agencies like Family Promise, Shepherd of the Streets and Salvation Army.  Time is running out to take a tag from the Touch–A–Heart tree! Please bring envelopes to church by December 23rd.  Be as generous as God has been with you. Thank you!

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Central America Mission

Posted on October 02, 2018 in: Social Concerns

NICARAGUA "Walk of Water Projects" Central Region 2018 - Projection Rain Harvesting systems for 25 families in las Lomas and Cerro de Piedra. 2017 - Rain Harvesting systems installed for 45 families in las Lomas and Cerro de Piedra. 2016 - Repair of communities wells and water catchment system in El Jicaro and Piedra de Agua, benefitting 100 families. 2015 - Installation of water lines, Barrio Nuevo Amanecer, benefitting 30 families. 2014 - Installation of water lines, drinking fountains and water tank, 15 de Septiembre and Vamos a Jesus schools, benefitting...

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