Outreach Ministries

Angel Care Ministry

  • Contact: Noreen Mancini, 585-533-4119 or 585-490-3185
  • Angel Care is a ministry dedicated to providing items for mothers of newborn babies with items such as diapers, blankets, and the like.
  • Members serve in a variety of tasks, including cleaning and sorting used clothing and baby items, taking phone referrals and preparing requests.
  • Angel Care provides much needed Pack-n-Plays purchased from donations from our own parishioners as well as other churches and organizations concerned with women who have chosen life for their baby.

  Clothing Drop Off:

  • You may drop off useable clothing, shoes, sneakers, belts, purses, blankets, sheets, pillowcases, drapes, and stuffed toys at the drop-off shed at the north end of the Guardian Angels parking lot.
  • They will be picked up by St. Pauly Textile Inc. and distributed to people who can use them here in the US and all over the world.
  • Please no rags, fabric scraps, toys, or household goods.

Food Cupboard Ministry

  • Contact: Catherine Frangenberg, 585-334-1730, [email protected]
  • As part of our Parish Mission to serve our community, volunteers collect the non-perishable food items donated by parishioners at each of our churches and delivered to St. Peter’s Soup Kitchen and The Rush Henrietta Area Food Terminal (RHAFT).

  Parish Sharing

  • Contact: Parish Office, 585-334-3518
  • Provides assistance in times of crisis primarily, but not limited to, individuals within the St. Marianne Cope parish who are in immediate need.
  • Contact the Parish Office for assistance.
  • A committee determines the level of assistance that can be made available.

 Prayer Shawl Ministry

  • Contact: Barb Dera, 585-359-0795
  • Members knit and crochet shawls as gifts for those in need of comfort due to illness, loneliness, death of a loved one, and in celebration of a birth or baptism.
  • This ministry also supports the Angel Care Ministry with handmade layette blankets for mothers choosing life for their babies.
  • Volunteers who can share this talent or provide yarn are always welcome.
  • One group meets on the 1st Thursday of the month at 1:30pm and rotates between members houses.
  • Another group meets the 3rd Tuesday of every month at 7pm at Panera Bread on Hylan Dr.

 Social Justice Ministry

  • Contact: Maryann Glende, 585-738-0575
  • This group organizes projects that provide opportunities for parishioners to give direct service to the needy, such as Thanksgiving food baskets, Christmas Giving Tree, Lenten Operation Rice Bowl, and annual school supply collection.
  • Members work with other groups to identify current social needs for possible parish involvement, assist in educating parishioners on social justice issues, and support specific outreach efforts. 
  • Their goal is to build relationships with people  who have cultural and life experiences that are different from ours.

Local Outreach Ministries we support

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