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St. Richard’s Episcopal Church reaches out into our community, and the world beyond, in many ways. Our joyful hope in God’s promises and our awareness of God’s abundance and love for the world send us out in service. The heart of our sense of mission is welcoming all in the name of Christ as equals and partners.

We have a vital and active Outreach Committee who helps keep the church involved in supporting the work of caring for the world. The Outreach Committee works to build a sense of community on the local, regional, state, national and international levels by making donations on the basis of need and considers case by case requests. The Committee facilitates the parish in donations of their time and talent for community needs. The Committee has a special emphasis on local needs, but is also aware of its international responsibility. The Committee receives financial support from the Church budget and welcomes parishioners’ suggestions and prayers for our deliberations.

We support the Crestline Food Bank. Please bring non-perishable food and necessary sundries to church on Sundays. There are always two boxes by the inside doors (near the ushers) to receive your donations. These items are delivered weekly to the Food Bank for our neighbors who could use a hand.

Outreach Committee Newsletter November

The Outreach Committee is collecting Thanksgiving food items for Helping Hands. This program helps out our low income neighbors in Running Springs, Arrowbear and Green Valley Lake. Please support it in whatever way you can by bringing some of the items below to a St. Richard’s Church service by Nov. 11th. Thanks! The Thanksgiving stuffing […]

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Outreach Committee Newsletter September

Greetings from the Outreach Committee! Thank you all for your donations of pasta and sauces for our food drive in June and July. For the months of August and September we will be collecting back to school lunch box friendly items such as protein granola bars, pudding cups, fruit cups, fruit leather, fruit gummies, crackers […]

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New from the Outreach Committee July

Greetings from the Outreach Committee! During the month of April, St. Richard’s along with the Lake Arrowhead Presbyterian church sponsored a house in Crestline for Rebuilding Together day! Thank you all who donated time and/or money for this very important community project. Here is a statement from Becky Beavers on the event: “On a gorgeous […]

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Outreach Committee Newsletter April

Outreach Newsletter April 2018 Greetings from the Outreach Committee! Our new theme for the food collection for the months of April and May is “Loaves and Fishes”. We are collecting canned and sustainable meats and breads and crackers specifically. However any types of food products are happily accepted! Again this year Saint Richards is partnering […]

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Outreach Newsletter March 2018

Outreach Newsletter March 2018 Rebuilding Together is the mountain community coming together to help our neighbors. Homes are carefully selected that would benefit from the skills our mountain contractors have plus some sprucing up with painting and landscaping. Often the beneficiaries are senior women who appreciate the help. St. Richard’s and the Lake Arrowhead  Presbyterian […]

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Outreach Committee Newsletter January

Outreach January, 2018 The Outreach Committee  has been assisting the Mountain Homeless Coalition with the collection of hygiene items such as soap, shampoo, and tooth paste for bags for our homeless neighbors.  The collection will continue through Sunday, January 14th.  All items will be put in our bags of necessities for the homeless neighbor who […]

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