Help increase the parish’s awareness and involvement in justice issues through social action, service and Catholic social teaching, events and education. Commitment is every 3rd Thursday evening per month as well as participation in various events and projects. Training provided.
Teach English as a second language at our sister parish, Holy Rosary Church in South Minneapolis. Days or evening classes available. Training provided.
Help package a low-cost meal for malnourished children around the world. Parishioners five years and older can participate. Commitment is 8:45 -11:00 a.m., Saturday, December 3, 2016.
Interfaith Outreach and Community Partners matches a needy family with a family or an individual who is willing to provide gifts and a meal at Christmas. Let us know if you are interested, and we will contact you in October.
The mission of the Respect Life Committee is to help promote a culture of life. The main focus of the committee is assisting those who are most vulnerable, especially mothers and their unborn children. Some of the activities sponsored by the committee include supporting crisis pregnancy centers, providing resources on relevant issues, coordinating the annual Respect Life Sunday and leading the monthly Rosary for Life. Meetings are held 6 - 8 times per year and dates are determined by members.
Provides school uniforms, fees and supplies for children at the Banyan Community who attend the Catholic schools: Risen Christ Elementary (our sister parish’s school) or DeLaSalle High School. Volunteers needed to serve in one or more of the following ways: shop for students’ supplies, load and deliver items to Banyan, solicit sponsors and donors, help with Distribution Night at the Banyan, write thank-you notes to donors. Commitment varies according to task and takes place between May through September.
Provides backpacks and school supplies for the public school children of the Banyan Community (providing educational support for low income children in south Minneapolis). Volunteers needed to help organize backpack drive and/or load and deliver backpacks to the Banyan in July and August.
Located in Plymouth, the IOCP (Interfaith Outreach & Community Partners) food shelf provides supplementary, no-cost food to families and individuals living in our community. Help staff the food shelf along with other St. Bart’s members on the 4th Wednesday of each month from 5:30 - 8:30 p.m. Commitment is flexible—help once or many times. Open to adults and students ages 12 years and older.