Garage Sale

 

There’s still time to donate your gently used items!  Please bring them to the Youth Area in the Ed Center by Monday, July 15. If you are not able to drop them off by Monday,  please contact Andrea Fisher, afisher@saintmaryhc.org, 515-240-5059, first before coming to drop them off. 


Come shop at our sale Thursday, through Sunday, July 18 to 21.  On Thursday we have an early bird sale. For a $5 early admission fee, you get first choice to look around and purchase what you would like. Friday we are open from 9:00am to 7:00pm. Saturday we are open 8:00am to 3:00pm and after 5:00pm Mass until 6:30pm. Sunday come shop after 10:00am Mass until noon. If you would like to grab things for the charities you support, please do so after noon on Sunday until 3:00pm. 

 

A Get-together on July 18!


Gather with us at 9:30am in the Social Hall if you have a craft to work on or if you enjoy playing board games or cards! There’s good conversation, fellowship, laughter, and sharing of stories. Please join us (including guys)!

 


It's a Party!!

 

Deacon Terry's retirement from Parish Ministry and 9 year anniversary of his Deaconate will be celebrated Saturday, August 10 after 5:00pm Mass.  We hope you are able to join us for this celebration! Dinner, drinks, and dessert will be served.  More details to come!!

 

Cleaning Holy Cross Church

 

Would you be willing to clean Holy Cross for one month out of the year? We will have a sign up at Church, with September being the first month. Takes about and hour to an hour and a half each week. For more information please call Chris Schreurs, 515-681-1351.

 

Blood Drive

 

Our next blood drive is Thursday, August 29, 3:00 to 7:00pm in the Social Hall. It is not too early to sign up to save lives! A appointment sheet is in the vestibule or you may contact Tim and Lisa Kautza, kautza@netins.net / 515-964-7687, to make an appointment. Only you can make the difference in helping to save lives by making this special donation! 

 

The Blessing Box Needs 


The Blessing Box provides food to more than 30 families monthly and is open three times each month, 9:30–10:30am on the first Saturday; and 6:00–7:00pm on the second and fourth Thursdays.  Most needed:  Peanut Butter, jelly and canned meats.  On-going food needs are canned meats, breakfast cereals, low sodium canned vegetables and soups, and low sugar canned fruits.  Consider holiday meal foods, too. Food donations can be delivered to the Pantry when open at the Elkhart Christian Church or be placed in the collection box near our Parish Office. Tax-deductible donations can be made payable to The Blessing Box, c/o Elkhart Christian Church, P.O. Box 97, Elkhart, IA 50073.  


2019 Annual Diocesan Appeal

                                                                               Parish Goal           Pledge Total          Payments        Amount Due

                                                                                  $48,797                   $33,090                $30,882              $17,915 


Sharing God’s Gifts Diocesan Campaign

Thank you for your continued support; we appreciate your timely payments for this Campaign.

 Pledged                       Payments                   Balance Due              SMHC Received   

                                                            $443,909.35               $424,549.35                     $19,360                      $206,274.68