St. John Fisher Roman Catholic Church

30 Jones Hollow Road, Marlborough, CT 06447

The Mission of St. John Fisher's Christian Outreach Committee:

"To provide a platform for St. John Fisher parishioners to connect with and give back to their community by identifying needs and creating opportunities for action that enhance the lives of our neighbors in Christ."  

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Christian Outreach Committee    
THANKSGIVING FOOD DRIVE-NOVEMBER 2016 TO BENEFIT THE FOOD BANK OF MARLBOROUGH

Join fellow parishioners in feeding hungry families this Thanksgiving.

1. Pick up an empty bag after Mass
2. Fill your bag with:
             5 lb. bag of potatoes
             3 lb. bag of onions
             2 lb. bag of carrots
             Quick bread mixes (pumpkin, banana, etc.)
             1 jar of black olives
3. Bring your filled bag to Mass November 12-13, and place on the altar just as you do for the monthly food drive.
 
Thank you for your generosity!  

backpack booksIt’s that time of year again to help our elementary school children with backpacks and school supplies. We will list the items needed on the display on the
church wall beginning the weekend of July 23/24. Please take a tag or two, and return the requested items the weekends of July 30/31 and August 6/7. We will deliver the backpacks with supplies to the school on August 15th.

Many thanks in advance for providing a wonderful start to the new school year for these elementary students and their families!

svp handsDear Friends,

Thank you so much for providing such a wonderful Sunday evening meal for our guests on April 17th. They enjoyed the delicious meal of meatloaf, mashed potatoes, vegetables, salad, rolls, dessert and lemonade. What a great meal you provided for our guests. They thoroughly enjoyed it!

You will be happy to know that you served 120 meals. We also appreciate the 13 vounteers who did a wonderful job serving and cleaning up afterward. You are all to be commended for a job well done.

Sincerely,
Tracy Thompson
Administrative Assistant/Program Coordinator

MakeADifferenceDayMarlborough Senior Citizens are invited to an Autumn Luncheon Sponsored by St. John Fisher Church Christian Outreach Committee

This October 24, 2015 millions of volunteers across the nation will unite with a common mission - to improve the lives of others.   For more than 20 years, “Make a Difference Day” has been one of the largest national days of community service.   In honor of this day of service, the Christian Outreach Committee is delighted to be  sponsoring an Autumn Luncheon for all Marlborough Seniors

Date: Saturday, October 24, 2015
Place: St. John Fisher Parish Hall (rear entrance) 30 Jones Hollow Road, Marlborough
Time: 12:00 – 2:00 (doors open at 11:30)

Lunch will be served at 12:00

A delicious lunch, entertainment, door prizes and the friendship of our Marlborough Community will be  shared and celebrated.

RSVP by October 16, 2015: Paulette Adams @ 860-295-8065

Please let Paulette know if you need transportation. Take-out is available to those home bound and physically unable to attend.   Please let Paulette know when you R.S.V.P. what your needs are.  Thank you.

blockOn Easter Sunday, April 5, 2015, members of St. John Fisher Church came together to prepare a full dinner for St. Vincent de Paul in Middletown, CT.  Over 90 people were served this meal.  Through the generosity of the Christian Outreach Committee and the St. John Fisher community, many people were able to receive second helpings and take out.  Pictured here are some of the servers and many more helped out that day.  If you would like to learn more about the community outreach at St. John Fisher, please check out www.stjfchurch.org or call the church office at 860.295.0001.

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Easter Sunday, April 5

For all who have signed up to participate:

Food prep volunteers please arrive at the church by 2:00 pm on Sunday.

SVdP servers please arrive at church by 3:30 pm on Sunday.

Sealed hams can be left in the church fridge any time during Holy Week when the church is open during Parish Office Hours or for Holy Week Masses.

Salads and desserts can be dropped off Friday through Sunday when the church is open for Holy Week and Easter Masses.

Hot veggies and potatoes should be dropped off no later than 2:00 pm on Sunday.

Questions?  Call Paulette Adams at 860-295-8065

Who could imagine how a simple email reminder would transform the week for my family?   
 

REMINDER: Sandwiches needed for St. Vincent DePaul Place Please participate this Thursday, February 27, in providing turkey/cheese or ham/cheese sandwiches (no mayo) for the guests of St. Vincent DePaul Place in Middletown. Sandwiches wrapped in individual baggies may be brought to the church from 7:00 to 7:30PM Thursday evening. You may also leave sandwiches in the refrigerator in the St. Thomas More Hall on Thursday during Parish Office Hours - 9 am to 2 pm. Your sandwiches will be distributed to patrons of St. Vincent DePaul Place on Friday for their evening take-home meals. Thank you!

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