Outreach

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 News

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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Outreach Committee Newsletter December - Outreach December, 2017 Thank you for your support of the Hearts and Lives Annual Coat drive!  We were able to deliver many boxes of warm clothes and boots to be distributed by Hearts and Lives and the Lake Arrowhead Presbyterian Church. Thank you also for participating in our annual food drive to benefit Mountain Helping […]
Outreach Committee Newsletter November - Outreach November, 2017 Matthew 25:35-40New King James Version (NKJV) “For I was hungry and you gave Me food; I was thirsty and you gave Me drink; I was a stranger and you took Me in;  I was naked and you clothed Me; I was sick and you visited Me; I was in prison and you […]
Outreach Committee Newsletter October -   October Newsletter Starting on October 15, we will be running our annual food drive to benefit Mountain Helping Hands  Mountain Helping Hands provides Thanksgiving and Christmas dinner for needy residents of Green Valley Lake, Arrowbear, and Running Springs.  We will be collecting food October 15, 22, 29 and November 5.  Until that time, please […]
Outreach Committee Newsletter September - September Newsletter Thanks to your generous support, our annual U. T. O. drive collected $847.00. Thank you all for digging deep into your piggy banks and pockets for others in need, world-wide. In the month of September, we are asking you to support for the Crestline Food Pantry (Family Services Agency of San Bernardino, Crest […]
Outreach Committee Newsletter August - August Newsletter   Our U. T. O. drive ran through month of July.  The in-gathering will be Sunday, July 30.  We are excited to collect and count our checks and change and will report back to you about our donation total next month.   In the month of August, we are asking you to support […]
Outreach Committee Newsletter July - July Newsletter   Our U. T. O. drive began Sunday, June 25th.  Pick up your boxes today and the first four Sundays in July.  Our ingathering will be on Sunday, July 30th.  The United Thank Offering grants are awarded for new projects that address human needs and help alleviate poverty, both domestically and internationally.  Save […]

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