Members of St. Paul’s share their time and talents to minister to the needs of our parish, our community and our world. Opportunities exist for everyone to enjoy fellowship while working together to meet these needs.
If you are interested in learning more about any of these outreach ministries described below, please contact us.
United Thank Offering
Commonly known as the UTO, this is a personal and family devotional program of the Episcopal Church, facilitated at St. Paul’s by the Episcopal Church Women’s group. It is a means of giving an annual love offering in thanks for our many blessings. Gifts from parishes throughout the United States are combined and used for grants to continue, support and strengthen the ministry of the Church throughout the world.
Episcopal Relief and Development
Episcopal Relief and Development is the response of Episcopalians to help people in need in the United States and throughout the world, sending emergency relief in times of need and providing long-term assistance for ongoing programs. During the past several years, St. Paul’s members have made donations to the ERD that have benefited tsunami victims in Southeast Asia and hurricane victims in the United States.
Good Samaritan Center
St. Paul’s collects canned and other nonperishable food items in a large basket in the narthex on a year-round basis for the Good Samaritan Center , a non-profit organization which provides food to the hungry.
Relay for Life
Each year, the youth of St. Paul’s form a team and work to raise funds for the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life held annually in May in Wayne County. The teams have raised thousands of dollars and received special recognitions for their contributions and achievements.
Souper Bowl Sunday
The youth of St. Paul’s raise funds and collect canned goods and non-perishable food items and present their donations to charity of their choice who, in turn, provided meals for the hungry on Super Bowl Sunday.
The following support groups meet at St. Paul’s on the days and times listed below.
Depression Support Group
Wayne County Mental Health