1600 11th Ave SE Rochester MN, 55904  507-288-5528
An Ever-growing Eucharistic Community Boldly Serving Others Through Gods Love

Social Concerns & Outreach Ministry

Resurrection’s outreach ministry provides many opportunities to have hands-on involvement in programs that provide for the needs of our neighbors. Practicing our faith is essential to being a person of faith. Virtus training required.

ANN LOOMIS FOUNDATION

To provide hope by assisting the most vulnerable children to obtain an education and bring the most basic necessities of shelter, food, clothing and medical care to the elderly and widowed poor.
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ADOPT-A-PARK

The Church of the Resurrection joins the Rochester Park & Recreation Department in supporting the safety and beauty of our city.
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FOOD FOR FRIENDS MINISTRY

In partnership with Channel One and Ben Franklin School, pack food bags for children in need.
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CATHOLIC CHARITIES ANNUAL BABY BOTTLE CAMPAIGN

Catholic Charities Annual Baby Bottle Campaign directly helps pregnant women and women with babies choose adoption or parenting rather than abortion right here in Southern Minnesota.
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COMMUNITY FOOD RESPONSE

Transport/pack restaurant food for distribution at Bethel Church on first Monday of each month.
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DOROTHY DAY HOUSE

Provides supper meal and hospitality once a month at the Dorothy Day House, always on the second Saturday of the month.
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FAMILY PROMISE

Assists with providing food items/eating with families/ helping with homework/or providing night security as families seek jobs and/or a place to live.
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SUNDAY LUNCH PROGRAM MINISTRY

A Very Hands-On Way of One of the Corporal Works of Mercy Feeding the Hungry.
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OPERATION ONE MORE – HOLIDAY FOOD BASKETS

Filling the community with holiday cheer, from our parishes to your homes.
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OPERATION HOMETOWN GRATITUDE

This is a ministry where a Rochester Public School program supports our local troops who have been deployed.
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MISSION TRIP

Volunteer to participate on a work trip. In the past, we’ve gone to the Piarist School in Martin, Kentucky, but destination may vary. Youth through adults may participate, minimum age of 14 (12 if parents are participating.)
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PROLIFE PRAYER AND ADVOCACY

Opportunities to participate in the 40 Days for Life campaign in the fall and during Lent.
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RED CROSS SHELTER TEAM

Volunteer to participate on the Resurrection Shelter Team which involves training through the American Red Cross and quarterly meetings and an annual drill. Team will assist on site when the American Red Cross calls us into action due to local disasters.
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ST. JAMES COFFEE VOLUNTEER

A space for non-Catholics and Catholics alike to come to know Christ and His Church. St. James Coffee is an apostolate of Rochester area Catholics. Parish volunteers assist in serving coffee and food items and provide hospitality.
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ST. VINCENT DE PAUL SOCIETY

The Society of St. Vincent de Paul is a Catholic lay organization that helps the poor and those with temporary needs. It is not a social service agency. The Society is a person-to-person Christian ministry that sees the face of Christ in the faces of those who are suffering.
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