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Are you looking for a great way to put your faith into action?  Ascension Parishioners staff Housing Forward’s overnight shelter at St. John’s in Forest Park on Friday nights and Saturday mornings from September through May, and we are in need of volunteers.  The shelter provides dinner, a bed, and breakfast for guests. Volunteers help serve food, socialize with the guests and clean up in the morning. 

The shelter season is September 16 to May 14. 

The following dates and times are in need of volunteers. Please consider joining in and supporting this important outreach ministry.

Friday evenings 6:30-10:30 p.m.:
November 1:   3 volunteers
November 8:   1 volunteer
November 29: 5 volunteers
January 3:       4 volunteers
January 31:     6 volunteers
February 7:     4 volunteers
March 6:         4 volunteers
April 3:            4 volunteers
May 1:            4 volunteers
Saturday mornings 5:00-7:30 a.m.:
October 12:     1 volunteer
October 19:     3 volunteers
November 9:   1 volunteer
November 16:  3 volunteers
November 29:  7 volunteers
December 21:  3 volunteers
January 18:      3 volunteers
February 15:    3 volunteers
March 21:        3 volunteers
April 18:           3 volunteers

Please contact Anne Frueh at or 847-528-1352 if you are able to serve. (Please note, if you tried calling before 9/10, you were calling the wrong number. This is the correct phone number).

Parents, this is a service project opportunity for Confirmation candidates!