Outreach Committee Announces Planned Activities for 2018


First of all, we’d like to thank all of the parishioners at Good Shepherd for the generous donations to our Souper Sunday ingathering for Covenant Cupboard which was held at the beginning of February.

Set forth below, a bit belatedly, is a schedule of Outreach Committee planned activities for the year.  We will provide reminders of these activities throughout the year as their planned times approach, but wanted to put them all in one place as another way of helping the Congregation keep track of the outreach opportunities that are available.  The individual activities listed below are in addition to other year-round activities which include (i) putting together birthday bags for Covenant Cupboard, (ii) clothing and related donations for St. Francis and St. Clare’s, (iii) serving dinner at St. Clare’s on the third Tuesday of each month, and (iv) donations of toiletries to the Rose Andom Center (see previous article) and St. Clare’s.

Weeks of Jan. 21, Jan. 28 and Feb. 4
Souper Sunday ingathering of soup and other non-perishable foods for Covenant Cupboard.

Saturday, February 17
St. Gabriel’s SGROW community outreach day.

Weeks of February 25, March 4 and March 11
Socks and Skivvies ingathering for St. Francis Center and St. Clare’s.

Weeks of May 6 and May 13
Ingathering of diapers, baby needs and feminine hygiene products for The Crisis Center/House of Hope.

Sunday, May 20
Bonfils Blood Center blood drive at the Church.

Saturday, June 2
Denver Brain Tumor Walk at Sloan’s Lake Park.

Tuesday, June 19
Serve dinner at St. Clare’s

Weeks of July 15 and July 22
Loaves and Fishes ingathering for Metro Caring Center.

Weeks of July 29 and August 5
School Supplies ingathering for 32nd Avenue Jubilee Center.

Pumpkin Patch.

Weeks of November 4 and November 11
Thanksgiving Food Drive for Covenant Cupboard.

Weeks of November 25, December 2 and December 9
Angel Tree Christmas Gifts project for Covenant Cupboard and 32nd Avenue Jubilee Center.