Opportunities to Serve

Battle Against Hunger September 10 – 11

The Battle Against Hunger is a nondenominational charity devoted to increasing public awareness about hunger and raising funds for charity kitchens and food pantries in New Jersey. Since its inception, the BAH has raised over $1,000,000. All funds raised by the riders go to their specific feeding programs.   Toni’s Kitchen is the food ministry…

Volunteer at, “The Shop” today!

The Second Time Around Shop has an immediate need for people to work at the desk on Wednesdays from 10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. and Thursdays 12:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. If you are interested in volunteering to run the desk, we would love to have you! Please reach out to Margaret Lockwood, volunteer shop…

Peace and Justice Ministry – April 2

The Peace and Justice Ministry is dedicated to our faithful efforts to live the Gospel. Join us on Sunday, April 2 at 11:30 a.m. in the Davis room to be a part of the conversation and the action. For information, please email Dan Salvito at dsalvito@gmail.com.

Training for Licensed Eucharistic Ministers – April 20 and 27th

Thursday, April 20 & Thursday, April 27, 2017 The Episcopal Church of St James, Church Library 581 Valley Road, Upper Montclair 7:00 p.m. – 8:45 p.m. A Eucharistic Minister is a lay person authorized to administer the Consecrated Elements at the Celebration of the Holy Eucharist. This is not a home visitor course. Topics will…

Second Time Around Shop Volunteer Opportunities

Can You Help? One or two strong volunteers are needed the 4th Saturday of each month at 9:00 a.m. to move heavy bags of donations at the Second Time Around Shop. Please contact Colette Emerson or Margaret Lockwood at the shop at 973-744-6220 x 309) for information. We appreciate your help!

Warm Clothing Drive – Throughout February

We will collect gently used winter coats for men, women and children now through the end of February for distribution to local people in need. We are especially in need of large and extra large men’s sizes. Drop them off in the back of the church or with Toni’s Kitchen during the week or during…

Souper Bowl of Caring – Sunday, February 7

St. Luke’s participates annually in the national, “Souper Bowl of Caring,” which will take place Sunday, February 7. Bring food donations to worship to participate in this national food drive. NOTE: we will not hold a screening part of the big game at St. Luke’s. Donations directly support Toni’s Kitchen and checks or the following would…

Capital Campaign Committee

The Capital Campaign Committee formed to address and resolve significant accessibility issues around our church home. We raised over $1 million to complete the work, and are now in the final stages of selecting contractors, starting construction, and ensuring the needs of the parish are met. We would love for you help with these next…

Join a Coffee Hour Team

Each Sunday, different teams of parishioners take turns providing the coffee, tea, desserts, and hors d’oevures at our fellowship time after worship. We always need new participants to join. Coffee Hour commitments usually only require time commitments of once every several weeks. For information, please email Sue Villarosa at suevillarosa@gmail.com or see her in coffee…

Toni’s Kitchen Volunteering Portal

Our new online system for signing up for volunteer opportunities at Toni’s Kitchen is now open!  This new system will make it easier and more efficient for our volunteers.  Here’s how it works: First, make sure you have registered in our new system.  If you haven’t registered yet, click here to do so: https://www.volgistics.com/ex/portal.dll/ap?ap=197517192 If you’re already…