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Parish Outreach Volunteers assist the Parish Outreach Director in a variety of ways, e.g., Food Pantry Helpers, Parish Outreach Clerical Help, Parish Outreach Drivers, Thrift Shop Workers along with greeting clients arriving at the office, answering the phone, and helping maintain the office records.
GIFTS: Empathy, Listening, Welcoming/Hospitality, Advocacy, Compassion, Stewardship, Justice, Assistance
PB&J (Peanut Butter & Jelly) Ministry is a great way for the entire family to serve together. Volunteers usually meet on the first Friday of the month to make sandwiches to help feed the poor by providing sandwiches for several soup kitchens here on Long Island and in NYC.
Gifts: Empathy, Supporting, Faith-Sharing, Compassion, Stewardship, Justice, Assistance
Ministry of Hope offer their presence and encouragement to those who have lost a loved one. Ministers represent the concern of the larger parish by helping family members to plan the funeral liturgy. They lead the family and their friends in the vigil prayers at the funeral home the night before the funeral celebration.
GIFTS: Empathy, Organizing, Listening, Compassion, Assistance, Advocacy