Community Service

Annulment Ministry

Provides assistance to divorced persons seeking a judgment on the validity/invalidity of their former marriage (Annulment). Meetings are scheduled with Petitioner as needed.

Contacts: Deacon Dan Fairweather (810) 653-0070; Fr. John Machiorlatti (810) 653-2377; Laurie Miles (810) 653-2377

Bereavement Dinner Ministry

Parishioners prepare and serve a dinner for bereaved families and friends following the funeral of their loved one.

Contact: Susan Wieczorek (810) 553-8082; Liz & Jim Marshall (810) 214-1194 for St. John and Pat Ockerman (810) 953-0553 for Blessed Sacrament

Christian Service

Serve physical, social, emotional and financial needs of St. John Parishioners and Davison area people. Serve the needy 24 hours, 7 days a week as needed. Business meeting every other month or as need arises.

Contact: Pat Karnjate (810) 931-8663

Christian Service – Blessed Sacrament

Food Pantry at Blessed Sacrament is open the third Wednesday of the month from 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. serving the Burton community.

Contact: Tom Fish (810) 742-6128

Genesee County Catholic Women’s Jail Ministry

To bring hope, encouragement, and the love of God to women in the Genesee County Jail by sharing the Bible, the Catholic faith, and Mass once per month. Meeting once per week, on Wednesday evening from 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Contact: Joann Sarginson (810) 631-2372

Ministry to the Home Bound/Sick

Takes the Eucharist weekly to persons who are unable to come to church for a period of time, usually on Fridays, between 9:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m., and after Sunday Masses, if necessary.

Contact: Veronica Ur (810) 653-2377 ext 223

North End Soup Kitchen (N.E.S.K.)

Assist in preparing and serving meals to needy persons on the third Thursday of the month between 9:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.

Contact: Yvonne Masson (810) 653-8894 or Rick VanHaaften (810) 660-7025

Outreach East

Assists needy persons in the Greater Davison area and M-15 corridor by supplying food, shelter, utility payments, etc., thus fulfilling Christ’s mandate to feed the hungry and shelter the homeless. Office is located in the Community Services (425) Building.

Contact: Jan Lebert (810) 653-7711