Outreach

Fr. Terry Kissell, Staff Resource

Includes the ministries of pastoral care, social services, peace and justice, and evangelization. Ministries/groups included under this umbrella:

Christian Service

Aurora Interchurch Task Force (AITF)

Collects food and non-perishable items brought to the church by parishioners the first weekend of each month.  These goods are taken to the food and clothing bank run by AITF.

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Contact:  Judy Barrow at 303 690-1367 or Office@aurorainterchurch.org

Blood Drive

Schedules community blood drives and volunteer donations for Bonfils Blood Center.

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Contact Jane Gandy at janegandy@comcast.net or 303-400-5544

Discovery Job Network (DJN)

A non-profit, faith based employment service based at St. Thomas More Catholic Church in Centennial, CO.  Through St. Michael’s sponsorship, parishioners are able to utilize DJN’s resources in searching for employment.  Visit www.discoveryjobnetwork.org.  To log onto the site, the user name is SMI and the password is m11.

Habitat Helpers

St. Michael’s volunteers work to support the construction of homes being built in association with Habitat of Metro Denver.

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Contact Stephanie Morrissette at steph_morrissette1@yahoo.com or 303-981-1947

Hearts Across the Miles

St. Michael’s is a drop-off location for letters, food items, and gifts to be sent to U.S. troops via Hearts Across the Miles.

Contact Al Gonzalez at hatm@qmx.com or 303-690-9648

Knitting

Parishioners gather to knit and/or crochet items for multiple charitable organizations.

Contact:  Donna Wallis at donnawallis@comcast.net

Sandwich Makers

Make sandwiches three times each month for distribution at the Holy Ghost Sandwich Line in downtown Denver.  Over a year’s time that is 34,320 sandwiches!

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Contact Kathy McAdam at kathleen-mcadam@comcast.net or
303-766-2942

Small Church Communities

A small group of adults who gather to reflect on their lives in the light of the scriptures or the study of a book we have chosen.

Contact the Parish Office, 303-690-6797

St. Vincent de Paul

Assists a broad range of individuals and families within parish boundaries who may find themselves in need of rent, mortgage, utility, fuel and food assistance to get through financially difficult periods.  The Society also has a growing eldercare program and provides some transportation.  To view their webpage, click here.

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Contact David Jensen at 303-324-1726 or dapjensen@q.com

Pastoral Care Team

Funeral receptions

Provides assistance to bereaved families, coordinating the delivery and service of catered refreshments.

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Contact the Parish Office, 303-690-6797

Grief Support

Reaches out to parishioners who have experienced the death of a family member or friend.  Conducts support seminars; supportive phone contact and reading materials are provided.

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Contact Minnie Lees at 303-690-6023 or witchwhichr412day@gmail.com

Sick and Homebound

Provide Mass or Communion Service at Cherry Creek Nursing Center, Cherry Creek Retirement Village, Beth Israel Shalom Park, Denver Hospice and St. Andrews Village.

Contact Jeanette Jamieson, 303-690-4301

Social Justice

Respect Life

Stays in contact with the Archdiocesan Office of Respect Life; provides information and petitions when appropriate.

Contact the Parish Office, 303-690-6797