Opportunities to Serve

Art After Lunch at Toni’s Kitchen – March 21

Our “Art After Lunch” workshops are currently in full swing! We are seeing some great artwork by our guests and we love the fact that students from the local high schools are interested in working with us. There is power in act of creation! We welcome anyone who would like to drop in and make…

Toni’s Kitchen Fundraiser – March 23

Toni’s Kitchen’s annual fundraiser will be on Monday, March 23 from 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. at Halcyon Restaurant on Walnut Street in Montclair. We will celebrate our mission and the community partners who enrich our work. Join us for a fun evening – whiskey tasting, music by Jazz House Kids, and a terrific time…

Outreach Committee Thanks You

The Outreach Committee would like to extend a big, “THANK YOU!” to the many parishioners who participated in our annual Rosanne Morey Christ Child Project, which helps three local charities at Christmas. We made a lot of families happy, and we couldn’t have done it without your help! To get involved in outreach, email communications@slechurch.org.

Diocese of Newark Prison Ministry Requests – Throughout December

Over 1.7 million children in America have a parent in prison, and the numbers continue to rise. The Outreach Committee asks you to help brighten Christmas by donating new toys, art supplies, sports, equipment, music, or clothing for all ages under 18. Your contribution should go into a gift bag, labeled with age and gender,…

Mug Drive for Toni’s Kitchen

Toni’s Kitchen is moving to non disposable dishes and a more sustainable kitchen. Our first step is to get rid of our Styrofoam coffee cups. If you have an extra mug or two at home, please drop them by the kitchen after services on Sunday and we will put them to good use! Also, we…

Toni’s Kitchen Backpack Program

Toni’s Kitchen launched a new program this week in support of local families with food need. Volunteers pack nutritious food in a backpack and deliver it to a tutoring program 4 days a week. Students can take a backpack home once a week. This week’s backpacks included: pasta, tomato sauce, raisins, applesauce, tuna, peanut butter,…

Clean ‘N Green – Saturday, November 7

The Gardening part of the Buildings and Grounds Committee asks for volunteers for the Fall Clean ‘N Green, to be held on Saturday, November 7, at 10:00 am.  We will provide tools and gloves, but are asking for many hands to help with weeding, planting bulbs, and the overall cleanup of the property, so that the…

Healthy Food Drives

So, you want to help St. Luke’s and Toni’s Kitchen. But, your schedule is jam packed and you cannot come to volunteer, or drive to pick up a food donation. It would be hard for you to work in the office because you’re swamped with carpool, work, errands… That is OKAY! We have a great…

Suitcase and Bag Drive – Through November

The Outreach Committee is sponsoring a Gently Used Suitcase and Duffel Bag Drive from now until the end of November. These items will make a big difference in the lives of local foster care children. Most of them move from house to house with all their belongings in a large black garbage bag. The Bloomfield…

Pumpkin Patch Planning Committee

It’s the time of year when we plan our Annual Pumpkin Patch and recruit to help make it a big success. We need volunteers to help on various Pumpkin Patch committees including: the Unloading Committee, the Sales Committee, the Children’s Story Time Committee, Schools Outreach Committee, Decoration Committee, and more. If you are interested in…