On January 5, 2018 and into the future, our parish begins one more blessed Outreach activity that will benefit all – our parish, our town and people in need. With a blessing of His Eminence, Metropolitan Gerasimos, our parish became a part of the Association of Faith Communities in Santa Cruz. This nonprofit ecumenical association gathers various Christian communities in our town with the goal of helping people in need, especially various homeless programs. Here is their website so that you can all learn more about this association: https://www.afcsantacruz.org/
Our parish will provide dinner once per month for families in transition from shelters to permanent housing. Our partner parish the United Methodist Church in Santa Cruz will host the dinner and provide the the overnight stay for the families.
Blessings to all those who will prepare and serve the food for these families in need.