To get involved in any of these Christian Service ministries, contact Camille Graves Douglas at 313-883-2871.
Focus HOPE: The Focus Hope Project and St. Moses the Black have a long history of companionship. To volunteer with Focus Hope, contact their office at 313-494-5500 or visit their website.
Visiting the Homebound: Call and visit a few members as frequently as is comfortable for both parties, taking communion and spending time in prayer. Training provided.
Parish Health Program: Provide healthy awareness and opportunities including: blood pressure checks, mini health fairs, speakers and news articles. We can help with resources. Current or retired health professional volunteers can help brainstorm and facilitate events.
Stephen Ministry: Trained Stephen Ministers provide confidential, Christ-centered care to people going through tough times. Twice a month the team gathers for consultation and continuing education. Sometimes the team makes a referral to an appropriate professional.
- Callers – If you like to work from home, this is the job for you! Use the established donor list to mobilize the acquisition of needed foods and supplies. Guidelines are provided to assist you in determining how much food is needed. Takes about an hour.
- Make/Donate Food – You will be called on a rotating, as needed basis to donate a dessert or other item for lunch.
- Set up, Serve and/or Clean Up – Warm and cheerful assistance on the day of the luncheon.
- Luncheon Coordinator – Jumpstarts the other leaders and assists with item procurement. Oversees serving of the meal.
Bereavement Letter Writer: Send quarterly notes of encouragement and prayer to grieving families for a period of one year. You will be on a rotation list and would receive about 5 addresses a year.
Saint Vincent DePaul: Our SVDP Conference addresses requests from our neighbors to secure shelter as best we can. Some volunteers are also trained to interview clients and submit requests on their behalf to the Michigan Emergency Assistance Program through special SVDP connections. Volunteers needed to transport furniture and appliances from donors to recipients. All are welcome to explore how you can help.