Diocesan Development Drive 2019: Growing & Changing: Becoming a Clearer Reflection of our Lord Jesus Christ in Utah
The annual call to stewardship for our diocese has begun. With gratitude for the generosity of St. Ambrose parishioners, we are asked to prayerfully consider a 2019 pledge or one-time donation. DDD information, including fliers detailing the new "text to donate" option, is in the gathering space of the church. You can also pledge/donate online.
Coats for Kids 2019 - The Knights of Columbus are accepting donations of new and gently used coats to fit kids ages 6-16. You may send monetary donations to:
Knights of Columbus
c/o St. Ambrose Parish
2315 E. Redondo Ave.
Salt Lake City, UT 84108
The Pregnancy Resource Center in downtown Salt Lake City is in great need of volunteer help. Interested people can contact Sue Mirgon at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone Sue at 801-633-9386.
Annual Stocking Stuffers for Teens - Our St. Ambrose Women's Guild is seeking clothing items for homeless troubled teens ages 13-18 residing in the homeless shelter of VOA (Volunteers of America). Items such as underwear, socks, PJ bottoms, sports bras, cami tops, and personal care items... Teens are frequently the forgotten group of the homeless and could really use our help. Collections will continue through November. A collection box is located in the gathering space. We appreciate your support!
St. Ambrose is happy to provide a light luncheon following a funeral at the Church for up to 50 people. Arrangements must be made in advance by calling Donna Carson, Mary Campbell, or Jane Williams the parish's bereavement luncheon coordinators. If you would like to volunteer for this ministry, please contact Donna, Mary, or Jane.
Home Communion Ministers bring Communion to parishioners unable to attend Mass. Family members and friends of parishioners, or parishioners themselves who are homebound, residing in an assisted living facility or nursing home, in the hospital, in need of support, comfort, or care often request a visit from a Home Communion Minister. If you would like to have a Home Communion Minister bring Communion, please call or email Sarah Maland, Director of Homebound and Bereavement Ministry, at 801-485-9324 or email@example.com. If you would like to volunteer for this ministry, please contact Sarah.
Choir rehearsals are held on Wednesday nights. Please join us in the choir loft from approximately 7:15-8:30 pm. All are welcome!
If you are interested in joining the choir or have some other musical talent you would like to share, please contact Chris Huntzinger, Liturgy and Music Director, at 801-209-3387, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
COFFEE HOUR SOCIAL MINISTRY
COFFEE Social volunteers needed:
Coffee Social is a time for fellowship and community service after the Sunday 8:30 am and 11:00 am Masses.
An opportunity for group volunteering: as a family, as a ministry, or as a school group.
Pick a weekend to serve after both the Sunday 8:30 am and 11:00 am Masses. Email Bruce Baron at email@example.com if you are interested in volunteering.
Coffee Social is a place to showcase your ministry or school project while serving our parish community. Groups may showcase and promote their projects, and recruit new members.
An opportunity to share your baking talent if you wish to donate your baked goods to the coffee social.
Coffee Hour is all about sociability.
The 49er's Club (yes, the only stipulation is you must be 49) meets each month socially. The purpose of the club is to promote the spiritual, intellectual and social well-being of its members, and to aid the parish in special projects. Join this fun group for luncheons, holiday parties in the Social Hall, trips to Wendover, and many more fun activities. Please email Mary Ann Daly, club president, at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
ST. AMBROSE WOMEN'S GUILD
The St. Ambrose Women’s Guild was established August 2016 for the purpose of growing our faith through participation in social, service and faith building activities within our parish. Guild meetings are held at 6:30 pm starting with a social, followed by the business meeting at 7:00 pm, every second Wednesday of the month August through June. All women in the parish are welcome to participate.
For information contact the parish office at 801-485-5610 or .
KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS
Knights of Columbus
St Ambrose Council #15418
Grand Knight Richard (Dick) F. Hall Trustee
801-891-9792 John Steffen
All practicing Catholic Men 18 and older are invited to join us for a Charity, Unity and Fraternity
meeting the 1st Monday of the month at 7:00 pm.
St. Ambrose has several scout troops for both boys and girls. See below to find the appropriate troop for your child. Contact the parish office for more information.
Troop 3202 - Cub Scouts
Troop 202 - Boy Scouts
Troop 919 - Daisy Scouts
Troop 383 - Brownie Scouts (2nd grade)
Troop 1724 - Brownie Scouts
Troop 326 - Junior Scouts
The goal of the parish and school Youth Group is to increase and renew faith formation and pastoral practice with adolescents through prayer, Mass attendance, serving others in need and recreational/sports activities.
To develop and strengthen Youth Ministry and Youth Leadership training programs and resources within the Catholic Church and broader communities.
To address the spiritual, cultural, and social needs and growth of the youth in the J.E. Cosgriff and St. Ambrose Church community.
To involve adolescents in projects, and activities that will build opportunities for faith formation, spiritual growth, and service to others.
To encourage our youth to live as disciples of Jesus Christ through prayer and Mass attendance.
To develop young people’s critical thinking skills that empower them to analyze contemporary life considering the teachings of the Catholic Church.
To provide developmentally appropriate programs and activities that promote personal and spiritual growth in and outside of the church community.
To nurture the ministry of justice and service in young people and address the causes of human suffering and need. This ministry is central to who we are as God’s people and how we live our Faith at home, in our communities and in the world.
There are many opportunities for elementary and middle school students in the parish to become involved in a sporting activity in conjunction with J.E. Cosgriff Memorial Catholic School. Volleyball, basketball and baseball are a few examples of the available sports offered. Notification will be sent out to parishioners when registration forms are available for individual sporting activities. If you have any questions, please call the parish office at 801-485-5610.