Helping to feed homeless folks at the Rte 1 Day Resource Center (DRC) is at the foundational core of our Outreach ministries.
Two sets of changes — coming soon — will provide some challenges to this ministry, but we are NOTHING if not PERSISTENT, which means the only question is what form our successful response will take !!
#1: the good news is that the DRC will move into a brand new, purpose-built building (not far from the current location) — probably in August. The new building will have much better facilities for providing assistance, resources, and opportunities to the less-fortunate among us, but there will also be some new procedures covering the provision of hot meals. Pls see this page (not yet — under construction) for details about changes coming to our First Monday of the Month (FMM) hot meal program.
#2: with Summer comes vacations and other events that put great strain on our FMM volunteer resources, and this Summer is no exception. We lose 2 key folks next week as Fr. Tom & Sonja Slawson move to their next clerical assignment (overseas !), and several other stalwarts will be away (and unavailable to help) for the FMMs on August 7th and September 4th (Labor Day). We ask you to consider if any of the needs of FMM can be fitted into your busy schedules as part of your life at St Peter’s. If you can lend a hand, please contact Julie D. or Pat H. as soon as possible to get scheduled. Your help would be MOST welcome and appreciated. THANKS SO MUCH!!