St. Patrick Parish Service Ministry

Please Help Us Serve Those In Need…

from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Held at Our Downtown Church in the lower level, Fr. Carse Center

Sign Up Now for Every 3rd Monday of the month, when you can…

We Need Volunteers & Donations! Monthly: May 20…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.

If you have any questions, please contact Teri Hoscheit at 630-212-9929 or

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!


The Lazarus House Meal Service Program Provides Hot Meals to men, women & children
who reside at Lazarus House Homeless Shelter in St. Charles.

The nearby Communities REALLY NEED & Appreciate Your Help!  If you are able to help, please check the SignUp Genius link to see our needs and Sign Up for providing food:  You will get an e-mail including important information regarding the program.   Please Contact Celeste Marc at 630-660-9925 or


The Elgin Soup Kitchen serves 60 – 80 guests each day, to those in need. St. Patrick is pleased to help serve a hot meal to the hungry, along with other area churches.

YOUR Family’s HELP will make a difference on:

  •  May 25 and bimonthly: Food Prep & Cook. Serving Dinner & Clean Up. Arrive at 3:00 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. Approx. 12 servers needed & 8 people for food preparation.

Location : Church of the Brethren 783 Highland Ave, Elgin, IL 60123

  • The Cooks and Kitchen volunteers should arrive about 3:00 pm. We will prepare the food and get everything ready to give to the servers. Then it is clean-up of the dishes and pans.  Everything should be finished by 7:30.
    • Included with Kitchen Crew is  the Dishwashers will arrive and using the dishwasher, clean the plates, flatware, etc needed to serve the guests.
  • The Servers should arrive about 4:30 pm and  be ready to set up the tables and chairs for our guests. Once the guests arrive we will serve the salad, main course and dessert, then bus the tables. Everything should be complete by 7:30.
    • Included int he Serving Crew is The Vegetable/ Bread Market  is available to the guests for them to take home should they want.

For info. contact Deacon Dave Stowell: or 630-401-7212. Please sign up at:


Thanks to Our PARISHIONERS! We NOW have 35 Volunteer Slots! We love your Help! We pack food Every Month on the 2nd Wednesday from 1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. 

 > NIFB Cancelled our time slot for March because of another Event <

Please RSVP at least a week ahead! Our Next Dates are: May 8, June 12, July 10, August 14, September 11, October 9, November 13, December 11

Ages 8 & Older!  For Details or Sign Up, Please Contact Susan at 630-988-2440 or

Location: 273 Dearborn Court, Geneva, IL 60134, Phone: (630) 443-6910


The Summer Sack Lunch Program RETURNS! 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 consider volunteering and or donating to this well needed program! Please contact Megan Glenn at 630/913-7933 with any 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.