St Benedict Episcopal Church honors all those members who volunteer their time to make our community strong
· Monthly provide community dinner – mostly Oxford House attendees but open to homeless,. 3-4 church members are involved in this
· 4 SBC members volunteer as overnight hosts at the Sacred Heart (next door) men’s shelter. Several shifts Nov-March.
· Two members are SBC delegates to InterFaith Works and report back to the congregation
· One member reports regularly on his participation in Jail Ministry. Congregation participates in cookie and sock campaigns during the yr
· SBC does have an Earth Ministry
· Several members chair Easter Baskets for homeless children and the congregation is generous in providing dozens of baskets
· Participated in the Pride Parade in the past.
· Individual members participated in the Women’s March this yr
· One member is lead on gathering of hundreds of calendars for SeaFarers ministry
· One member is lead on gathering of volunteers to participate as part of a veterans event in the summer.
· Individual church members belong to or participate in various nonprofit organizations as individuals, not representing SBC.
· One member isactive in promoting communication, safety and peace in the Gaza Strip
· Current Vicar involved in ministry in the Philippines