Outreach

Parade and Wreaths for the Holiday Season 2014

St. Mary’s was once again represented in the 2014 Stuart Holiday Parade along East Ocean. Thanks to all the volunteers that assembled the float,  Rick Mancil for the trailer and tow, and all the marchers! Bryan Garner and his team of Outreach Elves finished assembly and packing the 110 holiday wreaths that where sold to…

20 Years of Mary’s Kitchen

Mary’s Kitchen, a ministry of St Mary’s Church in Stuart, has served over 182,000 meals and is celebrating it’s 20 years of ministry to the community. The ministry was founded by Barbara Hendry Leighton, Fr. Tom Pittenger and volunteers from the church and the community. Today Dale Hudson and a small army of volunteers keep Mary’s…

Day of Giving at the Samaritan Center

What a day serving at our partner organization, The Samaritan Center for Boys and Families. Many thanks to Darla Cederberg for all her coordination. Thanks to Barry Marsh for creating this video!

We’re having a baby…!

The St. Mary’s Outreach Committee was so pleased to host a baby shower this weekend for five expectant mothers from Mary’s Shelter. It has been very gratifying to see our new partnership with Mary’s Shelter grow and flourish in just a few months. The Mary’s Shelter moms are growing, too! Two of them are expected…

Love and Hope in Action

It is great to be working with one of our newest Outreach partners.  L.A.H.I.A is a faith based non-profit that directly serves homeless men and women in Martin Country.  They take all comers, and they offer food, clothing, plenty of love, and a chance to move forward. I finally got a tour of their wonderful facility, which…

St. Mary’s & Mary’s Shelter

St. Mary’s launched a new partnership with Mary’s Shelter of the Treasure Coast this year. Mary’s shelter is a faith-based transitional home for pregnant women. As part of the Mary’s Shelter program, the expectant mothers receive good health care, job counseling and educational counseling. They build life skills and save for maternity supplies so that…