St. Nicholas Catholic Church         412 W. 4th Street               Carver, MN   55315           952-448-2345

  "A community committed to welcoming, stewardship and evangelizing since 1868."

 

                                              Hours:  Mon. - Fri. 9am to 4 pm       952-448-2345        Stewardship Brochure                       Make Donations/Payments Here

St. Vincent de Paul Coordinator - Sue Bolland  952-448-2721

Lov Inc Coordinator - Char Weber  952-448-3650

St. Nicholas Church is proud to announce the establishment of our own parish GAP Ministry supporting Love INC.  What does that mean?   Parishioners of St. Nicholas will have the opportunity to donate cleaning products (i.e.  Paper towels, bathroom cleaner (Scrubbing Bubbles seems to be the most popular), All purpose spray cleaner (i.e 409), Mr. Clean/Lysol/Pine Sol, Glass cleaner, Tall kitchen garbage bags 13 gal, Trash bags 30 gal. to support community individuals and families in chronic need in hopes of making lasting changes to their lives.  Each month we will designate parish families, by last name to be responsible for supplying the products mentioned above that will be given to Love INC.

May A-D, June E-I, July J- M, Aug N - P, Sept R-S, Oct T-Z

Nov & Dec will be open for anyone wishing to support the GAP Ministry, above and beyond our normal holiday efforts during these months i.e. Giving Tree, St Vincent De Paul

There is a box in the church and parish center foyer to place your items in marked "Gap Ministry Donations".  If you have any questions or what to know more about Gap Ministry please call Sue Bolland or Char Weber or go to http://www.loveincecc.org.  Thanks!

Love INC Upcoming Events - Love INC (In the Name of Christ),  is a coalition of churches in Eastern Carver County that continues to grow (there are now 19 affiliated churches, including St. Nicholas ). Love INC coordinates and offers an ever-widening variety of help and aid to community people in need thanks to the generosity of these churches and their members.

Prayer Breakfast — On Thursday, May 6, Love INC is sponsoring a Community Prayer Breakfast at the Chaska Community Center. Fellowship begins at 7 a.m. and will be followed by a program at 7:30 a.m. The gathering is free and will include prayer, song and a guest speaker.

Angel Play is a new a ministry sponsored by Guardian Angels in Chaska to provide used sports and musical equipment for children in need with the thought that all boys and girls deserve the opportunity to enjoy sports and music. Guardian Angels is partnering with the Chaska Community Center (CCC) and sports gear and musical instruments may be dropped off at the CCC front desk at any time. And to kick off this new ministry a Community Sports and Musical Equipment Garage Sale will be held at the CCC on Saturday, May 8, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. For this event only, everyone is welcome to purchase gear for their personal use with all proceeds going to Love INC. Call 227-7747 or 227-7745 for information.

Angel Food Ministries is coordinated by Grace Church in Eden Prairie and is a grocery distribution program in which anyone can participate. Once a month groceries may be picked up at Grace Church. For information, check out angelfoodministries.com.

A furniture drive to help Love INC provide for local families will be sponsored by Christ Lutheran Church, 2020 Coulter Boulevard, Chanhassen, on Saturday, April 24,10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The greatest need is dressers, beds and kitchen chairs. Please no large items. Call 401-0620 for information.

Love Inc. - video -     http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EZLovCBp0DE