Social Action

The Social Action Ministry puts our faith into action by identifying needs, raising awareness, and creating opportunities for our parish to serve the community and each other reflecting the true presence of the Lord.

Homeless Jesus Statue Is Coming to Saint Luke’s

The statue is on loan to us from the Community West Foundation. The sculpture is a copy of the statue created by Canadian sculptor Timothy Schmalz, and is one of a series based on Matthew 25.

Events

  • 9/19 after the 11:00 Mass: Blessing of the Statue

  • 9/18-11/01: SocksPLUS collection for the homeless

SocksPLUS Drive

We will be collecting items most needed for men, women and children who are homeless druing the statue’s visit with us. Please donate the following items and leave them in the designated containers in the back of the church:

 

  • Socks
  • Underwear
  • Winter hats and gloves
  • Toiletries
  • Backpacks

Please make sure all donation made are new and unopened. For your convenience, a take-home shopping list is available on the tables at all the church doors. For monetary donations, use envelopes at the back of church and drop in the collection basket or take to the rectory. Please make checks payable to “St. Luke Church;” put “SOCKS” on the memo line. The Drive begins on 9/18 and ends on 10/31.

When: 9/15 to 11/01


Where: in front of the church


Why:
to make visible the homeless and poor in our community.


Brought to you by the Social Action Ministry