St. Patrick Parish Service Ministry

PLEASE HELP Us Serve Those In Need! 

LOAVES & FISHES DINNER! Mondays, Oct. 21, Nov. 18, Dec. 16  FROM 5 PM TO 7 PM.

We Need Volunteers & Donations!
On the 3rd Monday monthly…check as often as you like to sign up! Please take a look at the Sign Up Genius Link to see where we need help, and/or the option to donate items and food.

Held at St. Patrick’s Downtown Church in the lower level Fr. Carse Center at 107 N. 4th Street, St. Charles, 60174.

They said to him, “We have only five loaves here and two fish.”  He said, “Bring them here to me.”     Matthew 14:17-18

 Many Thanks to St. Charles Breadsmith who has graciously donated enough bread to feed everyone at the dinners every month! 

Also to Micki Baran,  Parishioner & Owner of  “Cake Occasions” for donating all of the delicious desserts!

We love your Help! We pack food Every Month on the 2nd Wednesday from 1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. • Our Next Dates are:  October 9, November 13, December 11

Please RSVP at least a week ahead! 

Ages 8 & Older!  Please go to our SignUp Genius page For Details or Sign Up,

Or Please Contact Susan at 630-988-2440 or

Please wear Closed-toe shoes for safety!

Location: 273 Dearborn Court, Geneva, IL 60134     HoursOpen ⋅ Closes 5PM    Phone(630) 443-6910

We Need Your Help! The Elgin Soup Kitchen helps serve a hot delicious meal to the hungry, along with other area churches during the year. YOUR Family’s HELP will make a difference on the following dates:

  • Oct. 26, Nov. 30, Dec. 28: Serve Dinner & Clean Up. Arrive at 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Need 12 Servers

  • Nov 23: Food Prep, Serve Dinner & Clean Up. Arrive at 3:00 until 7:30 p.m. Need 8 food prep,12 servers.

Check out our Sign-up genius page, or Or you can call Deacon Dave Stowell at 630-401-7212 or email him at  Elgin Soup Kitchen Location: Church of the Brethren, 783 Highland Avenue, Elgin 60123

Lazarus House Meal Service Program

Providing Hot Meals to the men, women, and children who reside at Lazarus House Homeless Shelter. Thank You to ALL who Signed Up! If you are able to help, please check the SignUp Genius link to see our needs for dates – twice monthly in 2019.

Please check the SignUp Genius link:

Thursdays:  October 10, 24, 31  • Nov. 14, Dec. 12, 26 • Jan. 9, 23, 30

You will get an e-mail including important information regarding the program. The nearby Communities and We, in the Service Ministry, really appreciate your help!

Please Contact Celeste Marc at 630-660-9925 or

Location: Lazarus House: 214 Walnut St, St. Charles, IL 60174

Do You have any hidden Musical Talent to Share with Our Senior Friends at Bickford Assisted Living? Can you sing, dance, play a musical instrument, or know someone who can? (Maybe a school group?) 

If you would like to entertain at Bickford, Located at: 2875 Campton Hills Road, St. Charles, 60175 or would like more info. on any volunteer activities, Contact Pat: (email preferred)
or 630-513-1857.

Thank You to all who have contributed, donated or volunteered! With Your donations we were able to FILL Our Pantry & serve over 500 lunches this summer! 

This Program provides free lunches to those in need over the summer months when school is not in session. Many students receive a free or reduced lunch during the school year; however, when school is not in session these lunches are not available.  Please contact Megan Glenn at 630-913-7933 with questions or concerns. Thank you!!

Thanks to Everyone who donated Neckties, we currently have almost 450 ties! Still have Neckties to Donate? You can leave them in the Usher’s Room at the Crane Rd. Church with ‘Pat Reding’ on the bag and they’ll be picked up.