Social Service Ministries
Social Service Ministry Groups:
Council of Catholic Women
FISH Ministries - Children's Faith Sharing
(FEEDING AND INSTRUCTING SOULS IN HAITI)
The long-term goal is to provide a stable, renewable animal protein diet source (farm raised fish) in Haiti for the children of Haiti. The short-term goal is to provide an immediate animal protein diet source -chicken produced by Haitians and sold by Haitians who are provided micro-loans through FISH ministries. The secondary goal is to provide the children receiving this protein with an education in reading, math, job skills and Christian training along with basic preventative medicine to improve a chance at a healthy life. It is a hands-on ministry.
Contact: Bob and Jennifer Raspa - 264-2519
Food Pantry of Green Cove Springs
The pantry is stocked on the 3rd weekend of the month as a result of the monthly food drive. Volunteers maintain the pantry and distribute food Monday - Thursday from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and on Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Food certificates and money are also appreciated.
Please visit the Food Pantry's website.
Contact: Wynema Lovell - 904-284-5789
Knights of Columbus
The Knights of Columbus is the “Right Arm of the Catholic Church.” It is an international organization of Catholic men with 1.7 million members in the United States and eight countries.
Membership in the Knights is open to all practicing Catholic men who are at least 18 years of age and seek an opportunity to meet, socialize, and work with fellow Catholics for the betterment of our parish and community.
Contact: Gerard Kubelka 904-477-0094.
Volunteers of the Parish address the important ministry of help to the needy in the Green Cove and Fleming Island area, with a limited amount of emergency assistance once in a twelve month period. We also help with referrals to other agencies & resources in the community. Volunteers are needed to staff the office, and to help with fund raising events.
Contact: Anne Borom - 284-4767.
This ministry recognizes that all life is sacred and must be protected from the moment of conception until natural death. Respect Life covers abortion, contraception, cloning, embryonic stem cell research, euthanasia, and assisted suicide. To build a more vibrant and robust Respect Life community at Sacred Heart, we are asking volunteers to help share their time.
Contact: Parish Office 284-3811.
The Way Medical Clinic
“The Way” Free Volunteer Medical Clinic of Green Cove Springs is open the first and third Saturday and Sunday of each month from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. for general medicine concerns, on a walk in basis. Obstetrical clinics are held each Thursday by appointment only. Vision services are also by appointment. The clinic is located at 479 Houston Street in Green Cove Springs; 904-531-9504. All clinics serve the uninsured and indigent residents of Clay County. Volunteers are needed in the following areas: physicians, nurses, translators, and clerical staff.
Contact: Susan Bleecker 904-502-6114.
Waste Not Want Not
Waste Not Want Not, Inc. is a volunteer-based, non-profit food rescue ministry. We rescue nutritious food that would otherwise go to waste and provide it to charities helping the needy. The concept is simple, each day, 362 days a year, our volunteers drive to local stores and restaurants to salvage excess food. The donations are consolidated at Waste Note Want Not and made available to charitable organizations. Last year we rescued over 750,000 pounds of food. With your assistance, we can help feed even more people this year. (2016).
Contact: Saundra Staudt-Killea 904-215-3150.
Weekend: Saturday Vigil 5:30pm
Sunday 8:00am, 10:30am and 5:30pm
Weekdays: Monday through Friday 8:00am
Holy Days of Obligation
8:00am and 7:00pm
Sacrament of Reconciliation
Saturday 4:30 to 5:15pm or by apt.
Saturday Vigil 7:30pm (Spanish)