Outreach Ministries

LAY OUTREACH MINISTRIES

 

St. Vincent de Paul Society:  Feeds and clothes the needy in the Rainier Valley.  Operates a clothing and food bank.  Operates from St. Edward Parish but is separate from the parish.  Run by volunteers dedicated to serving the needy in the community.

Legion of Mary:  Lay group that serves as Communion ministers to homebound parishioners and offers rosaries upon parishioner requests.

Homebound Visitation:  Currently developing a Homebound ministry that regularly visits the homebound for Holy Communion and prayer. Training will be provided. 

Couples for Christ Foundation for Family and Life (CFC-FFL):  A movement intended for the renewal and strengthening of Christian family life.  The members have committed themselves to the Lord and to one another so that they may grow in maturity as men and women of God and fulfill their primary vocation of raising up families under the lordship of Jesus Christ and for the service of the kingdom of God.
Lay Carmelites:  Members follow the Carmelite way of life.  Meet for prayer and fellowship.

Bukas Loob sa Diyos (BLD - Open to the Spirit of God):  As a communion of encountered families, members are called by the Lord: To build communities of disciples of Jesus Christ who are empowered by the Holy Spirit; to renew and strengthen our Christian Faithful.  

Knights of Columbus St. Edward Council:  Catholic males ages 18 and up are invited to join the Knights of Columbus to serve our parish community.  Promotes brotherhood and raises funds in support of the parish. 

Guadelupe Committee / Llamados Por Cristo - Two organizations that meet for prayer and praise that our Spanish speaking parishioners join.


PLEASE NOTE:  ALL VOLUNTEERS WHO SERVE IN MINISTRIES THAT INCLUDE MINORS AND VULNERABLE ADULTS MUST GO THROUGH A BACKGROUND CHECK AND ATTEND A PROTECTING GOD'S CHILDREN SEMINAR CONDUCTED BY THE SAFE ENVIRONMENT PROGRAM OF THE ARCHDIOCESE OF SEATTLE.  ST. EDWARD PARISH IS COMMITTED TO SAFEGUARDING OUR MINORS AND VULNERABLE ADULTS. 


IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN SERVING IN ANY OF THE MINISTRIES ABOVE, PLEASE CONTACT VINCE SOBREVILLA BY EMAIL AT vsobrevila@stedwardparish.net