Serving Our Neighbors
Family Promise of the South Bay (FPSB) is a community-based approach to solving homelessness, engaging both the local community, as well as, houses of faith in an effort to combat family homelessness. Families receive a full complement of resources, services and training as they work towards their own stability and self-reliance. This is accomplished by providing short-term she…Read More »
Each year, Habitat for Humanity at St. Cross aims to work with other local Habitat groups on a build as well as to have a St. Cross-only build. The experience in both cases is exciting and enriching for all!
We have strived to make Habitat for Humanity a truly church-wide event. Opportunities exist for almost every person in the parish to participate. We need construction day v…Read More »
When the Las Familias del Pueblo Director, Reverend Alice Callaghan, finished her religious studies, she had the insight and desire to help within the community by providing for many of their needs with a religious inspiration. So, more than 34 years ago the first seeds of Las Familias were planted. St. Cross has been supporting this community ministry for most all of those 34 …Read More »
Laundry Love is the last Wednesday of every month at Clean Scene Laundromat, 2301 Artesia Blvd Redondo Beach, CA 90278. Laundry Love seeks to bring economic relief by giving the individual or family the option to redirect funds toward food, medical, gas or transportation costs as well as school supplies and other basic, everyday necessities. Three volunteer shifts: 6-8 PM, 8-10 P…Read More »
First Thursday of each month from 3:30-7:30 (broken into two shifts). Volunteers from St. Cross buy, prepare, and serve dinner to the needy people of all ages from the South Bay.
As we look forward to our next dinner at Neighbor to Neighbor we realize just how important these dinners are to our guests. They are not only hungry but often lonely and/or in despair. We share God’…Read More »
The name says it all. The activities of P&J range from building houses, coordination the CROP walk, peace marches, and book groups to discuss the issues of peace and justice in our community and abroad.
P&J was the original sponsor of Family Promise, a ministry that St. Cross participates in for families who are temporarily homeless. Several of our members continue to volunteer…Read More »