We offer many opportunities to serve the community in ways that fit with your interests, gifts and schedule. We can connect you to ministries that serve meals, offer hospitality to the homeless, grow food in our community garden, and much more! Several ministries allow families with school-aged children to serve together.
Upcoming Opportunities to Serve
Looking for a new Driver Coordinator for our Family Promise ministry
Family Promise is a ministry that provides lodging, meals and childcare on a rotating basis to homeless families in our area.
Responsibilities include coordinating the scheduling of drivers for each hosting (3 times a year) and communicating that information with the drivers and the overall ministry coordinator. Also, overseeing all parts of van operations (refueling, reports, pick-up, etc.).
Contact Ron Smith, firstname.lastname@example.org, if you are interested.
St. Francis Feeds - Breakfast at Oak City Ourteach Center - Next Event is June 10th
Oak City Outreach Center in an outreach center to the hungry and homeless of downtown Raleigh. On the second Saturday of every other month, volunteers from our parish provide the food, serve the breakfast meal and visit with guests in the dining room of this wonderful center. Our next event is on June 10, 2017.
Families and groups are welcome!
Here is the link: bit.ly/breakfastatOCOCjune2017
Note in the Pocket - Volunteers Needed Monday to Thursday 9-1
Impoverished children suffer in their social and educational development because they don’t have appropriate clothes for school.
Note in the Pocket addresses this issue by providing school clothes and shoes to local students living in poverty.
Volunteers are needed Monday – Thursday between 9am and 1:00 pm to sort and deliver clothes.
The volunteer center is on the corner of Millbrook Rd and Lacy Avenue.
Group opportunities are also available during the weekday, nights and weekends by appointment. Click here for more information or to register http://www.noteinthepocket.org/ Contact us at email@example.com
Upcoming Opportunities to Learn
We offer many opportunities to grow in faith and understanding of the rich tradition of Catholic Social Teaching and its application in the world. If you have any questions about upcoming opportunities, please contact Trevor Thompson.
Justice Theater Project
Uses the dramatic arts to raise awareness about the needs of our brothers and sisters who are poor or marginalized.
(Click here) for more information.
Becoming an Instrument of God's Peace - Saturday May 20th
Lord, make me an instrument of your peace!
Using Francis’ prayer for peace, reflect with us on becoming an instrument of God’s peace.
Join us for prayer, small group sharing and breaking bread together.
Saturday May 20th 8:30am to 1:30pm
in the Founders Room
Cost $10.00/person includes lunch
Presenters – Fr. Steve Kluge, OFM, Patrick Curran, Ben and Gladys Whitehouse
(Click Here) to register
Cuba, with Franciscan Missionary Union - 2nd Trip - Dec. 2nd-9th, 2017!
Our November trip filled quickly.
We’ve just received dates for a second trip, December 2nd to 9th, 2017!
Won’t you join us as we immerse ourselves in Cuban culture, history, and religious expression through the hospitality of a group of incredible humble and gracious Franciscan Friars. Knowing the path and walking the path are too different journeys.
Come walk with us.
We are targeting 10 adults and already have 2 committed …. 8 spots left.
The cost is $2,200 including airfare.