Outreach

“Reach out to those who are in need, carrying out Christ’s work in our community and around the world.”

You can help!
Soup Cans for Bethune School

Thanks for bringing in so many kitchen items.

We now we ask for bedroom linens, especially blankets and comforters, pillows, alarm clocks, bath towels, hand towels, wash cloths.

There is a collection box outside the church office and a blue collection bin outside the parish house door.

Collection for Refugee resettlement

Thanks for bringing in so many kitchen items.

We now we ask for bedroom linens, especially blankets and comforters, pillows, alarm clocks, bath towels, hand towels, wash cloths.

There is a collection box outside the church office and a blue collection bin outside the parish house door.

Items for Crossroads and Mariners Inn


St. Elizabeth’s Guild is collecting baby items and men’s items such as toiletries, undergarments and socks. You can place your donations in the blue bin located in Yeoman Hall.

Crossroads Pantry List
Food: Canned tuna and chicken, peanut butter, rice, pasta and pasta sauce, canned ravioli, soup, cereal, mac and cheese mixes, canned vegetables and fruit, oatmeal and ramen 
 
Baby items: diapers and formula
 
Hygiene products: soap, deodorant, feminine hygiene products, toothpaste, hand soap, toilet paper, hand sanitizer
 
Household cleaning & sanitizing supplies
 
All donations can be left in the basket outside the office door (when we’re open) or in the blue tub under the mailbox (when we’re closed) 

St. Michael’s has a long history of participation in outreach projects. Since our founding we have supported activities at home and abroad with monetary gifts and with the personal involvement of our parishioners.

 

In this way we share the servant ministry of our Lord.

 

In addition, Outreach provides good fellowship, an opportunity to use our special gifts, and joyful satisfaction.

actively loving and serving our neighbors...
  • Preparing and serving a lunch at Spirit of Hope Soup Kitchen four times a year.
  • Collecting non-perishable food items for Crossroads every Sunday.
  • Participating with other Grosse Pointe Churches in Grosse Pointe Partners, working with
    Habitat Grosse Pointe Partners and other non-profit organizations to provide decent,
    affordable housing in the Greater Detroit Area.
  • Providing a meal at Crossroads Soup Kitchen on the July Fourth weekend for as many
    as 800 guests, a project which involves over 30 St. Michael’s members.
  • Participating in the Church World Service Group CROP WALK that raises funds to feed
    the hungry at home and around the world.
  • Joining with Mariners Inn in their Adopt-a-Family celebration, where St. Michael’s members
    were able to provide Christmas gifts for eight families (40 individuals).
  • Providing financial support to Crossroads, Mariners Inn and Episcopal Relief and Development.
  • In addition to the committee’s activities, a gift from the Brown Fund was sent to Friends of the
    Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem to further their work in the Middle East.

 

The Little Thrift Shop raises an average of $25,000 annually.

 

Half of this income goes to the parish operating budget and half goes to various outreach ministries determined by the Episcopal Church Women.