Category Archives: Mission and Outreach

September Outreach Offering

The September outreach offering will support the five children St. Michael’s sponsors through ChildFund International. We have engaged in five sponsorships for many years, and some of our previously sponsored children have graduated from the program. Our currently sponsored children … Continue reading

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Mission & Outreach August Collections

Outreach Envelope: ERD “Episcopal Relief and Development is the compassionate response of The Episcopal Church to human suffering in the world.” This is the first line of the mission statement of Episcopal Relief and Development (ERD) and encompasses the wide … Continue reading

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Care of Creation: ‘Life of Grace’

It has been gratifying to see the high level of interest in the parish for our incipient care of creation ministry. The recent adult education series, “A Life of Grace for the Whole World,” attracted about a dozen people for … Continue reading

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Care of Creation: Viewing of Time to Choose

Arlingtonians for a Clean Environment (ACE) are sponsoring a viewing of a new documentary about climate change. It is sure to be thought-provoking. When: Wednesday, July 27, at 7:30PM Where: Courthouse Plaza 8 movie theater in Courthouse (2150 Clarendon Blvd., … Continue reading

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St. Michael’s Parishioners Help ‘Stop Hunger Now’ in Haiti

This past Mar. 19, as a Region 3 Lenten outreach activity, more than 70 volunteers from St. Michael’s and other Region 3 parishes came together, with Stop Hunger Now, to package more than 10,000 meals for the world’s hungry. Stop … Continue reading

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A-SPAN Homeless Bagged Meal Program

The Arlington Street People’s Assistance Network (A-SPAN) was formed in 1991. The Homeless Bagged Meal Program, their first outreach program, was started three years later in 1994. St. Michael’s began participating in this program soon after its beginning and has … Continue reading

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Mission Update from the Schandorffs, Serving with Mission Aviation Fellowship (MAF) Haiti

Dear friends at St. Michaels, Greetings from Port-au-Prince, where life continues to hop along at its usual bustling pace. As I write, I am listening to dogs barking, car horns blaring, and children at the school down the street chanting … Continue reading

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Bean Bagging for AFAC

Thanks to everyone who helped bag beans and rice on Sunday for the Arlington Food Assistance Center (AFAC). In about an hour and a half, St. Michael’s re-bagged 400 pounds of rice and 675 pounds of beans! Great team work! … Continue reading

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A-SPAN Winter Outreach

I thank God for wool. I mean I am truly, deeply thankful. Perhaps you don’t feel that way so much. Perhaps it is itchy for you. Maybe down is what you are glad for on these cold winter days. No … Continue reading

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February Mission & Outreach Collections

Our outreach envelope collection for February will go to ChildFund International. Your donations help sponsor our five children: Nicolas in Ecuador, Wilhelmina in Indonesia, Dery in Honduras, Mailyn in the Philippines, and Gabriel in Brazil. Throughout the year, St. Michael’s receives letters, pictures and … Continue reading

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