: : Outreach Ministries
“Truly I tell you, just as you did it to one of the least of these who are members
of my family, you did it to me.” Matthew 25:40
Service & Outreach & Inreach (S.O.I.)
S.O.I represents the St. Paul's community in reaching out both to the needs of the wider community as well as our parish. SOI meets between services as needed and any member of the congregation is invited to attend the meetings. Feel free to
join us to learn more about what we do and to contribute your
ideas. All are welcome!
Loaves & Fishes
Loaves & Fishes is committed to providing free, nutritious meals and support services in a dignified, safe, and caring environment. We provide these services to all needy individuals, with special concern for families and senior citizens. St. Paul's is committed to serving the working poor, families, homeless and seniors living in and around the Brighton area in cooperation with other local churches. For more information please contact Phil Smith through the Parish Office.
Gleaners Food Bank
U of M and MSU fans here is your chance to support your team and help fight hunger. Choose either the blue or green bins to donate your non-parishable foods.
Each year the members of St. Paul's adopts a special project which become our focus during the Advent and Lenten Seasons. So far we have:
- Bought over 500 mosquito nets to combat Malaria in regions of Africa.
- Distributed 100+ backpacks to children starting school,
- Adopted families at Christmas
- Dug a well for a village in Malawi
- Bought several cows, sheep and rabbits for families through the Heifer Project
- Provided winter garments for families in need.