Stained Glass Window

St. Paul's Episcopal Church

 

Outreach Program

  

 

 

Community Outreach  Programs:

 

                                                                          

 St. Paul's has collected and donated coupons to Military personal and familes serving overseas for years. We continue to collect and donate coupons; at St. Mark Lutheran church, The Mayville Food Pantry, the parish office, and the Mayville dinner are also collection sites. 

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The Blue Star Mother's are requesting donations for Shoe Boxes for our military perosonal serving overseas. A paper list of needed items and the collection box are in the undercorft of St. Paul's.  (No glass containers & look for food/packaging that resists being crushed).

 

Money towards postage is also gratefully accepted!!


 

HERE IS A SUGGESTED LIST OF NEEDED ITEMS:


 

*Protein based foods are essential/necessity items: Protein bars, power bars, Cliff bars, Breakfast/cereal bars, granola bars, nuts, sunflower seeds, trail mixes, peanut butter, Dried fruit, fruit snacks, fruit roll ups, cereal cups microwave popcorn etc….


*Hygiene staples: Baby wipes, hand sanitizer & lip balm, eye drops. Personal care products in travel sizes: Dental floss, toothbrushes and paste, mouthwash, Deodorant, body lotion, Q-tips, shampoo, shave cream and disposable razors, foot/baby powder, pocket tissues, Tylenol, bug spray, SOFT toilet paper & Flip flops


*White calf length athletic socks WITH NO LOGOS


* Plain white cotton crew neck T-shirts (M-L)


* `Just-add-water' individual serving sized instant hot cereals *Ramen noodles & instant individual soup mixes ect.


*Instant coffee packets, sugar & creamer, tea bags


*Powdered drink mixes, especially individual portions


*Individual single serving sizes of tuna/chicken foil pouches or pull tab cans & nonperishable cheese packs


*Tuna or Chicken boxes with crackers,Non-perishable Cheese packs


*Pringles (lunch box-personal sized cans) 


*Pop-top canned fruit (no plastic), Kraft Easy-Mac


*Pop Tarts, hard candy, plain crackers & w/cheese


*Ready to eat chili, pasta & soup in a pouch or pop-top can

 

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Crackers, mints, gum, hard candy


*Nerf or tennis balls, yo-yos & misc. games


*Crossword puzzles, word search, Sudoku & playing cards                

 

 

*Current paperback books, magazines & CD’s


*Zip lock bags (all sizes) & iTunes gift cards & Batteries (preferably AA).


 

 Please keep in mind the items you are donating are being shipped overseas, and will be stored in backpacks and in the pockets of uniforms so; the more crush resistant containers, the better!  (No cookies in wrappers or potato chip bags).  

 

 

 
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 Prayer Shawl Ministry

 

                                                               

          

Twice a year we collect, bless, and donate handmade shawls.

Contact Lynn Cross or the Parish Office with any questions.   

 

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Chautauqua Area Habitat for Humanity
2 Academy Street
Mayville, NY 14757
716-269-7772
888-753-7385

 

  • founded in 1989
  • an affiliate of Habitat for Humanity International, an ecumenical Christian housing ministry
  • a non-profit organization offering a hand up, not a hand out
  • has created home ownership with more than 24 working Poor families throughout Chautauqua County
  • a 100% volunteer organization

 

Volunteers can make a difference! Individuals and groups are invited to donate their time and talents.

Homeowner Families are selected after an application process based on their need for decent housing, ability to pay on a no-interest mortgage and their willingness to partner with Habitat volunteers including working hundreds of hours of “sweat equity” on a Habitat house.

How You Can Help:

  • Join us at a construction site, with or without skills
  • Plan workdays
  • Help solicit and select family partners
  • Become a family advocate/supporter
  • Fundraise
  • Solicit volunteers
  • Speak to others about CAHfH

    

Start by completing the Volunteer Information Form and submit it to CAHfH, 2 Academy St., Mayville, NY 14727

 

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We are also proud to host these groups:

AA Meetings  every Thursday at 8 p.m.
 
Girl Scout Troops that meet during the school year.
                            
                            
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 OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD:

 

                                                                

The mission of Operation Christmas Child is to demonstrate God’s love in a tangible way to needy children around the world, and together with the local churches worldwide, to share the Good News of Jesus Christ. -

See more at: http://www.samaritans-purse.org

 

Samaritan’s Purse is an international relief and development organisation that works through local churches to proclaim and demonstrate the love of God amongst communities in Africa, Eastern Europe and Central Asia. We are part of the global Samaritan’s Purse family that has been providing spiritual and physical aid to hurting people around the world since 1970. Samaritan’s Purse also has offices in the USACanadaGermany, and Australia

- See more at: www.samaritans-purse.org