Outreach Commission

The Outreach Commission coordinates the ministries of social service, and peace and justice, for the benefit of parishioners and the larger community.

Chair: Bernice Todaro, 

The Outreach Commission oversees the following ministries:

  • Advent Wreath Workshop
  • Alternative Giving
  • Archdiocese Legislative Network (ALN)
  • Blessed Sacrament Soup Kitchen
  • Christmas Giving Tree
  • Christmas Personal Care Gifts/Blessed Sacrament Soup Kitchen 
  • Christmas Tree Sale
  • Community Garden
  • Companionship Ministry
  • Empty Bowls
  • Environmental Action Committee
  • Flu Shots
  • Food & Clothing Ministry
  • Good Faith Communities Coalition
  • Greg Gannon Canned Food Drive
  • Helping Hands Transportation
  • Hunger Mass
  • JustFaith
  • Maryland Legislative Network
  • Mini‐Walk for the Homeless
  • Mothers Day Carnation Sale
  • Operation Rice Bowl
  • Poor Box Ministry
  • Project Baby Bottle Campaign
  • Pro-Life Ministries: Centro Tepeyac, Damian Ministries, Gabriel Network Ministry, Gabriel Project Catholic Cluster of Montgomery County, Northwest Pregnancy Center, Project Rachel, Sanctuaries for Life, St. Ann's Center for Children, Youth & Families
  • School Supply Drive for Sister School 
  • Secret Santa
  • SHARE Food Co-op
  • Social Concerns Day of Recollection
  • S.O.M.E. and Christ House Provide‐A‐Meal Group
  • Thanksgiving Baskets
  • Tithe Giving Project
  • Veterans and Active Service Members
  • Wellness Committee

For a detailed description of these ministries and the volunteer opportunities they offer, see the Outreach Commission section of the Parish Guide 2016-17.