St. Michael's supports local social services agencies that serve our neighbors in need. Through volunteer activities, monetary donations, and gifts in kind, we seek to serve Christ in all persons. We also conduct a monthly collection, through which we give warm clothes, blankets, toiletries, food items, school supplies and books. The local groups highlighted on this page represent the major programs with which St. Michael's works. For more information, please contact Caroline Haynes at [email protected].
St. Michael's provides volunteers to staff the Arlington Street People's Alliance Network (A-SPAN) Homeless Center during dinner on the first Friday of the mont. Click here to sign up as a volunteer. We periodically donate clothing and toiletries for distribution to our homeless neighbors.
St. Michael's parishioners are long-time financial supporters of Doorways (formerly TACTS), the emergency shelter and safe house for women and families. We also provide assistance through basket collections of food, household items and gift cards for purchasing back-to-school supplies.Read More »
St. Michael's long-time commitment to the Meals on Wheels program continues. Our volunteers deliver meals to the home-bound three times a month. Additional volunteers are always needed and appreciated.
St. Michael’s Nursing Home Ministry is one way we actively bring God’s grace out into the broader Arlington community. For nearly 30 years, the St. Michael’s community and additional friends have carried Morning Prayer or Holy Eucharist services to residents of Regency Care of Arlington each Sunday morning and once a month at Powhatan Nursing Home.
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Food insecurity is an ongoing problem for many residents in Arlington, and St. Michael’s continues to support the Arlington Food Assistance Center (AFAC). Thanks to the ongoing generosity of St. Michael's parishioners, through the basket collection we were able to make donations to AFAC annually in excess of 1000 pounds of food, in addition to monetary contributions to purchase…Read More »
Arlington Partnership for Affordable Housing builds and owns rental housing that is affordable to Arlington's low wage earners. St. Michael's has supported APAH's school age children by providing new backpacks filled with school supplies.