St. Jude The Apostle Church, Lewes, DE

Salt and Light

SALT AND LIGHT

 A Ministry of Social Justice 
Pastoral Staff Liaison - Kathy Ebner

Chairman - Pieta Shukwit
Co-Chair -
Secretary - Sheila Halfpenny
Treasurer -   


Social Committees:
Advocacy - 
Bereavement -  
Good Samaritan - Helen Truitt
Grief Group -
Health - Lisa Laudeman
Respect Life - Laraine Hofmann
Nursing Homes - Pieta Shukwit
Widow and Widowers - Cindy Downs

 Liaisons:
Pastoral Council - James O'Donnell
St. Vincent DePaul - Loreta Mastrangelo 

The specific objectives for each of the Salt & Light social committees are listed below:

 Advocacy

-      Join with others in visiting state and local legislators
-      Write, phone or email legislators when needed
-      Help with advocacy phone tree. 
-      Attend issue support gatherings.

 Good Samaritan:

-        Transportation (Store, doctors, etc.)

 Nursing Home Ministry:

-        Visit the homebound
-        Visit nursing homes
-        Attend and assist at Communion Service & Masses at Nursing Homes

Bereavement Ministry

-     Greeters at funeral homes/funeral masses
-     Send Cards to the breaved family
-    Help at funeral masses

 Health Ministry

-        Determine health needs in the community
-        Help with Parish health projects
-        Assist with health screenings
-        Help with health information sessions

  Respect Life Ministry

-        Inform, educate and promote awareness on abortion, euthanasia, death penalty and embryonic stem cell research.
-        Annual baby bottle campaign.  Change for Life.
-        Annual March for Life at the Beach
-        National & Statewide life chains