Through the Diocese of Richmond Office of Justice and Peace Haiti Ministry, the Good Shepherd Haiti Committee serves Jesus Christ through solidarity and partnership with St. Anthony’s of Padua in Croix Fer, Haiti. The committee shall promote fellowship with: the Good Shepherd parishioners; the committee members themselves; the twin parish in Haiti; other twinned parishes within the Richmond Diocese.
The committee shall organize itself and assign positions to each committee member. Recruitment of new members shall be on-going throughout the calendar year.
Open to any adult in the parish that wishes to serve on the committee
The Haiti Committee shall meet on a quarterly basis.
Recurring Committee Events
The committee shall hold a fundraising drive for the Sponsor a Haitian Child program during the first three weeks of Lent each year. The timing of the fundraiser drive may be adjusted year to year with final dates advised during the Q3 ministry calendar meeting.
Up to four fund raising activities may be undertaken at the discretion of the committee. The timing fundraising events shall be advertised well in advance through the ministry calendar meeting. All fund raising shall be in accordance with church fund raising guidelines found in the church SOP.
Other Pertinent Information
Mary Ellen Bebermeyer; Co-Chair
Dave Maltby Co-Chair.