.In response to our Lord’s teachings in Matthew 25:34-36, this Ministry examines the needs of individuals and families in our own parish community (Inreach) and the greater Medford area and beyond (Outreach), and responds in consistent and organized ways.
Our ministry works to alleviate suffering by supporting organizations that focus on local, regional, and international needs:
It coordinates visits to the elderly and homebound wherever they may reside to offer support and keep them connected to their fellow parishioners
It provides meals to parishioners experiencing major life events.
It offers opportunities aimed at educating parishioners about resources in the community, building relationships. and giving purpose to our coming together.
Previous topics have included:
In addition, we annually celebrate and honor the service of our veterans
We offer offer a community-wide Blessing of the Animals Service.
We have celebrated the senior members of our parish and promote intergenerational relationships
through ACROSS THE AGES. Activities have included: Parish History Month, Parish Family Dinner, Brunch Month, PATHWAYS month, and Volunteer Month.
Our Ministry meets monthly after the Divine Liturgy and all are welcome. Dates of meetings are posted in the weekly mails and Weekly Bulletin.
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