ANNOUNCEMENTS

Announcements

For information on spiritual and prayer opportunites, social events, breakfasts, dinners, and other activities, please click on the "Events" link on the right.
Religious Education Volunteers Needed!
The Parish is in need of catechists (training available), classroom aides, & hall monitors. If interested, please call Karen Caso at 856-299-3833, ext. 316 or email her at stgabrielrek-8@comcast.net.
Office Volunteers Needed!
The Parish is seeking volunteers to help out in the Parish Office. Duties would include reception, answering calls, and filing. Interested candidates should call the Parish Office at 856-299-3833 for morfe information or to schedule an interview.
Altar Flower Donations Needed!
What a beautiful way to remember, honor, or give thanks for a special person or occasion. Please consider making a donation to the St. Gabriel Flower Fund. Please call the Parish Office at 856-299-3833 for more information.
Stephen Ministry
Are you called to help those less fortunate? Perhaps you are a good listener? Please consider joining a new ministry at St. Gabriel's - Stephen Ministry. Stephen Ministers are congregation members trained by Stephen Leaders to offer high-quality, one-to-one Christian care to people going through tough times, experiencing grief, divorce, job loss, chronic or terminal illness, or some other life crisis. A Stephen Minister usually provides care to one person at a time, meeting with that person once a week for about an hour. A required one-week training is coming soon. For more information, please go to www.stephenministries.org. or call the parish office at 856-299-3833.
Altar & Rosary Society Membership Drive
The Altar & Rosary Society is open for 2017 Memberships - either New or Renewal. Dues are only $5 per year, and the meetings are on the first Tuesday of each month. To join or renew, please place your name, address, phone number and email on a piece of paper with either New or Renewal on it, include your dues payment of $5 in cash or check made payable to Altar & Rosary Society, and enclose in a sealed envelope with Altar & Rosary marked on the outside. You can drop the envelope in the collection basket, bring it to the Parish Center, or mail it to: St. Gabriel the Archangel Parish, Attn: Altar & Rosary, 350 Georgetown Road, Carneys Point, NJ  08069.
Resolve to Give Back in 2017
New Year's is coming soon, and with it come those annual resolutions. Why not make a lasting one this year - volunteer to help in one of the many parish ministries, organizations & committees that make St. Gabriel the Archangel "One Family in Christ". Your service would be most welcomed and appreciated in any of the ministries within the parish:
Lector, Music Ministry, Extraordinary Minister of Holy communion, Altar Server, Office Volunteer, Bereavement Ministry, Hospitality, Social Committee, Bingo, Altar & Rosary Society, St. Vincent de Paul, Knights of Columbus, Environmental Committee, and so many more. Consider making it a family experience so that your sons and daughters can learn the value of service and volunteerism.
For more information, please contac the parish office at 856-299-3833.
Eucharistic Adorers Needed
Adorers are needed for Mondays at 4 PM, 6 PM, 7 PM, & 9 PM. If you can spare an hour each week to spend with our Lord, please call the Parish Office at 856-299-3833.
Parish Pickup Truck Needed
Our Parish maintenance staff is in great need of a pickup truck. A donation of a good, working truck would be greatly appreciated. Please call the Parish office at 856-299-3833 and remember.....God is never out-done in generosity!
Senior Ministry
The parish is looking to start a Senior Ministry. This will provide a service to the oldest and most cherished members of our parish so that they may gather together on a regular basis to socialize. This ministry will take place during the day on week days. To volunteer, please contact the Parish Office at 856-299-3833.
Help Wanted - Architect
The Parish is in need of help from an architect. If you or someone you know would be willing to provide pro bono services to our Parish for a project, please contact the Parish Office @ 856-299-3833 to arrange for a consultation with Fr. Chuck.
Knights of Columbus - Do you know what they do for us?
Every parishioner knows that our parish has a Knights of Columbus Council. We see them in their shirts at many different events and fund raisers. But do you really know all that they do for us? With a group of less than 20 members, our Knights are very active in the Parish, and actually either save us money or donate funds for our use. To see all that they do, please click here.

If you would like to be a part of the good things the Knights do, please consider joining them by calling Art Clemente @ 609-420-5560.
Religious Gift Shop
The Religious Article Store at Corpus Christi Church will be open on the 1st Sunday of each month following the 11 AM Mass or by appointment. Baptismal garments, baby shoes anda bracelets are now available. Please call Debbie at 856-299-3394 for more information.
Basic Necessities Needed
There is a need for basic necessities for the St. Vincent DePaul Ministry. Food stamps only cover food, not items such as soap, shampoo, toothbrushes, toothpaste, etc. They may also be dropped off into the food bins at each church or at the Parish Center in the St. James Building. God bless you for your thoughtfulness !
Donations Needed for the Inspirational Reading Center
Fr. Chuck is looking to purchase Catholic classics and other reading materials for the Center. Monetary donations are welcome and greatly appreciated. If you can help, please call the Parish Office at 856-299-3833.
Bingo News:
Volunteers are needed for both Thursday and Friday nights.  A commitment of one night per month would greatly help our efforts to provide much needed funds to the Parish. If interested, please call Karen Berry at Cell #609-970-9252 or 856-678-3556, or stop by Msgr. Rocco Hall any Thursday evening! Thanks in advance for your consideration!
Online Giving
Did you know that you can make your contributions to the Parish electronically through your own bank's bill paying system? Doing so provides a flexible, convenient and paperless way for you to make your regular offertory donations and one time contributions, if you so choose. Using your bank’s electronic payment system eliminates the need for you to write checks and allows you to make your contributions automatically from your account at an interval you select.
The Parish benefits as well by being able to better predict current and future income. 
You can set up your automatic contributions through your bank at any time. Or, if you have questions, contact Deacon Bob at 299-3833, ext. 306.
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