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seeking to love and serve

in the Spirit of Jesus Christ

Episcopal Church of the Holy Spirit

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        June 2018

Outreach ministries



Holy Spirit reaches out to the community in a number of ways. We would be delighted to have you help with any of these ministries. Please scroll down to see the opportunities, and contact the persons listed. Thank you!

In Stitches Group

A group who practices needle arts, creating items for various charities. Blankets and hats for babies are provided to various hospitals, hats and blankets for soldiers, or those needing that extra support, as well as chemo hats for cancer patients. 


For more information, please contact Ro Woodhead at nickwoodhead@hotmail.com.



Prison Ministry

This group visits the Arrendale State Prison for    Women several times a year.  Participants help        facilitate a day for the inmates to meet with their  children at the prison’s Children’s Center.

For more information or to volunteer, contact Lucy Murray at Lumurray@bellsouth.net or Joanie Anderton: janderton@bellsouth.net.

 

Backpacks of Love

A ministry serving children and their families who are homeless or otherwise in severe need by providing non-perishable food items packed in backpacks and delivered to the children’s schools.

For more information on Backpacks of Love, contact Cathy Schlecht  at cschlecht@mindspring.com.



The Pantry

This is a non-food pantry created specifically to fill a void in the local community services. The distribution for our clients is the last Saturday of every month. Ministry participants assist with both the advanced bagging of items and the monthly distribution.


Sign up to help with bagging or distribution:

​​http://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e044aaea72da46-2018


The Church of the Common Ground

ECOHS joins the Church of the Common Ground, a spiritual community for the homeless in Atlanta,  for worship outside in Woodruff Park several times a year. After worship there is time for fellowship and we pass out sack lunches prepared that morning.


For more information see their website at www.churchofthecommonground.org/.

For information regarding Holy spirit's participation and visits, contact Sharon Linsley at sharonlinsley@yahoo.com.


Family Promise of Forsyth County

The Family Promise program helps homeless and low income families achieve sustainable independence by connecting them with people and organizations to help combat poverty and homelessness, providing food, shelter and support services. Holy Spirit is a  Host Church four times a year, providing housing,  hospitality, meals, and support to families.


Angel Tree

Each year we provide Christmas gifts to each children in the foster care system. 


For more information, contact Carol Franklin at carolbfranklin@yahoo.com.


Wendy's Bears

We collect teddy bears during the month of December to be donated to young children who, through no fault of their own, find themselves spending time in the Forsyth County judicial system. These bears provide comfort during stressful times such as court appearances, etc.


If you'd like to help, please contact Julia Ford at julia.ford@comcast.net.


Mentor Me

In 2014, Holy Spirit began partnering with Mentor Me to provide volunteers and a space for after school mentoring programs for children in Forsyth County schools.


Please contact Sylvia Cardona at sylvia@mentormenorthga.org for more information or to sign up to be a Mentor.