Outreach Ministries

Outreach Ministries

At St. Timothy’s we offer a number of  Outreach and Christian Service ministries to help provide practical assistance and spiritual support to those in need.  We also offer support for our elderly and homebound parishioners, as well as groups for Seniors, Singles, and Young Adults.  We welcome your  involvement,  support, and participation in these ministries.  For more information, please contact Sally Hotchkiss at 249-4096 or email shotchkiss@st-timsrc.org.

 

St. Vincent de Paul

St. Vincent de Paul serves the emergency and temporary needs of families in our parish and community with financial aid, problem management, and food distribution through our food pantry.  We also sponsor special projects such as Thanksgiving Baskets, and Adopt-A-Family and the Giving Tree for Christmas. For more information or to volunteer, please contact the office of the St. Vincent de Paul Society at 249-4092.

 

Respect Life and Peace and Justice

Our mission is to inspire awareness, through prayer, study, and action, of the sacredness of human life and the principles of peace and social justice set forth in the Gospels and in the moral teaching of the Catholic church. For more information, kindly contact Vicky Fershin at 280-1774 or, Bill Kramer at 362-8776 or, Patti Mires at 933-0474.

 

Eucharistic Ministers to the Sick and Homebound

These Eucharistic Ministers take Communion, Sunday bulletins, and the encouragement of community to our elderly, sick, and homebound.  To learn more, please contact Sally Hotchkiss at 249-4096 or email shotchkiss@st-timsrc.org.

Grief and Loss Support Groups

Where do I go where people will understand my grief and companion me in my sadness and mourning?  We offer two six-week Grief and Loss Groups a year. These are places to come for understanding, support, and compassion.  For inquiries and dates of groups, please contact Sally Hotchkiss at 249-4096 or Terri Loquercio at 309-6055.

 

Divorce Recovery

Where do I go now?  What is the next step?  What do I do with children, finances, dating, and living single in a couple’s world? Our “Hope for The Journey” group offers the opportunity for support, wisdom, and emotional and spiritual growth.  This is led by a Marriage and Family therapist who is specialized in divorce recovery. For information, please contact Sally Hotchkiss at 249-4096.

 

Mental Health Support Group

This group is fro family members or friends of those who have mental health conditions. We invite you to join with others who have lived through and overcome similar challenges within their own families. We meet on the second Wednesday evening of each month. For questions or information, kindly contact Charlie Hearn at 439-8825 or cwhearn@yahoo.com

 

Young at Heart Group

“Young at Heart” offers the opportunity to gather during the week for friendship and fellowship.  Our monthly events include Coffee and Donuts each Wednesday at  9:00 am in the hall and other groups and special events throughout the year.  For questions or to receive our monthly calendar, please call Sally Hotchkiss at 249-4096 or email shotchkiss@st-timsrc.org.

 

50+ Singles Group

We are a group centered on friendship, fellowship, and faith.  We have several activities a month, including a Sunday matinee, a Sunday brunch and a Friday Potluck. Other special events are offered throughout the year.  If you would like to receive our monthly calendar or have any questions, please call Sally Hotchkissat 249-4096 or email shotchkiss@st-timsrc.org.

 

Hat and Scarf Group

Do you  knit or crochet?  The Hat and Scarf group makes hats and scarves for those in need – the homeless (through Catholic Worker and those in Capistrano Beach), pregnant teens at Mary’s Shelter, our servicemen and women, and other groups who help supply hats and scarves to those in need during cold weather.  We also make prayer shawls for our sick and homebound.  You do not have to be an expert knitter to join the group.  We have very simple patterns available.  We can also teach you how to knit.  We meet on Friday mornings from 9:00 to 11:00 am in the fireside room.  We welcome you to join us.  For information, please call Marie Sanders at 362-6585.

 

Health Resources

We have “Ask the Nurse” available in the Parish Hall every Tuesday morning from 9:15 am – 9:45 am to provide blood pressure checks and to answer questions.

Are you, a friend, or a family member uninsured or under-insured?  Do you need to know what health resources are available? Every second Wednesday of the month Nurse Navigator from Mission Hospital,  Maria Ayala, is available from 9:00 am to 11:00 am to meet with people regarding health questions or concerns, nutritional counseling, coping with life changes, blood pressure counseling, and resources available for you and your family.  For more information or to sign up for an appointment, please call Sally at 949-249-4096, or email shotchkiss@st-timsrc.org.