Follow Thee More Nearly–Outreach

ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION – Parishioners organizing and supervising athletic events for the youth in the parish and in the larger community. Sports include soccer & basketball. For more information, click on the Athletic Association tab above or contact Bill Davidson at

FISH FRYS – Held on Friday evenings during Lent. Parish volunteers to act as cooks and servers are always welcome. Contact Gordon Hartweger Jr.

GARDEN CLUB – Parish volunteers maintaining and enhancing the outdoor landscaping. Contact Carol Underriner 330-3947 or

GRIEF MINISTRY – Parish volunteers leading grief support sessions to parish and community members suffering loss. For dates of these sessions, watch the bulletin. Contact Kathy Reznikov at 313-3121.

HELP LINE – To help members of the parish in emergency situations, e.g. cooking, funeral meals, visiting, etc. If you need help in an emergency or wish to donate your time, please contact Kathy Peters at 569-0678.

Hospitality Committee
Undertakes specific social activities for the parish. For information, or to volunteer, Call Kathy Peters at 569-0678.

LADIES’ CLUB – Ladies of all ages of parish joining for faith formation, community outreach, and fellowship. For information, call the parish office at 432-6224.

LEISURE CLUB – Seniors of the parish meeting to enjoy community. Meetings are 11 a.m. on the third Tuesday of each month in the Sacred Heart Room. Contact Valerie at 432-6224 ext. 1003.

MEN’S CLUB – Men of the parish joining for fellowship and supporting the parish through fundraising and helping with campus maintenance. The Men’s Club meets on the third Thursday of the month at 8 p.m. Contact Eric Vehige at 991-2897.

NURSING HOME MINISTRY – Parish volunteers ministering to those in local nursing homes through prayer and communion services. Contact Deacon John at 314-569-3855.

PANCAKE BREAKFAST – A pancake/sausage breakfast is held twice a year-usually the second Sunday in December, and the second Sunday in February. The breakfast is held after the 9am Mass and offers parishioners an opportunity to socialize, meet each other, and enjoy good food. Gordon Hartweger, the chairperson and is always looking for volunteers.

PRAYER CHAIN – Men and women of the parish responding to prayer requests received from the community. For more information contact Mimi Minner at

PRAYER SHAWL MINISTRY – Members of the parish knitting and crocheting prayer shawls for those in need of comfort and support. Contact Carol Underriner 330-3947 or

SOCIETY OF ST. VINCENT DE PAUL – Parish volunteers offering person-to-person service to those who are needy and suffering, especially the less fortunate among us. Contact the parish office at 432-6224 for more information.

CASSEROLE PROGRAM – Parish volunteers serving the hungry at St. Vincent de Paul Parish by preparing and serving meals on the last Saturday of the month. Contact Jane Kreher at 993-6134.

SANDWICH PROGRAM – Parishioners donating sandwiches to the poor, twice a month, November through March. THE WAY YOUNG ADULTS –
Members are young adults between the ages of 21-35 who participate in men’s and women’s small groups, retreats, service, and various events throughout the year. Find The Way on Facebook and Instagram @thewaystl, visit, or email

WOMEN’S BOWLING LEAGUE – Women of the parish staying active and building community through bowling. Season extends from September-April. We bowl at Olivette Lanes. League meets Wednesday mornings at 9:15 am. For information, call Doris Smith at 872-7823.