Community Outreach Ministries

Community Outreach Ministries

Grateful Garments
St. Anne’s has conducted clothing drives for an organization called Grateful Garments, which gives clean comfortable clothes to victims of sexual abuse for when they leave the hospital. We will let you know when we are able to have a drive again.

Homeless Shelter Meal Team
Though still temporarily on hold due to COVID, our Meal Team Ministry at the Abode Homeless Shelter continues to be a very important ministry in our community. We have the enthusiastic support of dedicated, dependable parishioners to serve a nutritious meal on the 2nd Friday of each month. There are several individuals or teams who plan and purchase food for the meals on a rotating basis, plus other folks who have also committed to helping prepare and serve the meals, insuring there is adequate staffing each month. We are especially pleased that several of our youth are involved every month.

Tri-Cities Interfaith Council
St. Anne’s is active in the Tri-City Interfaith Council, which brings together clergy and laypeople from many faith traditions to foster interfaith dialogue and social justice in our community. Our Rector is a member of the leadership team of the Council.

Prayer Shawl Ministry
The prayer shawl ministry is one of the quiet ministries that makes St. Anne’s a special place. Parishioners knit or crochet prayer shawls for those in need through illness or crisis. Recently the knitting has expanded to the creation of hats for premature infants. The prayer shawls and infant caps are blessed during the service.

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