Community Projects Ministry
Advocates for and supports projects which improve the lives of children and families locally and nationally, including improved access to health care and education.Supports Sacramento Area Congregations Together (A.C.T.), Neighborhood Accountability Boards (N.A.B.), Central Downtown Food Basket, Prison Ministries, Maryhouse, Women Escaping a Violent Environment (W.E.A.V.E.), Wellspring Women’s Center, Literacy Little League, Salvation Army, Francis House, San Juan schools programs and Helping One Student to Succeed (H.O.S.T.S.).Information about Sacramento ACT is available at www.sacact.org and St. Mark’s A.C.T. Committee meets the third Monday each month. The national organization can be found at www.piconetwork.org and the California PICO Project is at www.picocalifornia.org. To learn more about this ministry contact Howard Lawrence, Chair, (916) 481-3592.
Members are Cynthia Lawrence, Doris Olson, Bob Richards, Pat Cannon, Jayne Nichols, Flo Perry, Betty Youngren, Sally Weinland and Doris White.
Working with the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Jail and Chaplaincy Program and Loaves and Fishes, the Prison Ministries Team collects and distributes paperback books to local prison inmates and provides visitation services. Contact: Dee Simpson. Members: Al and Pat Arthur, Bobbie Morford, Lois Adamek.