About Teen Outreach
The Teen Outreach Committee was created as a way for the teen members of St. Elizabeth's Church to reach out to the community. We raise money which we invest to different organizations and use to take part in different activities hosted by organizations.
Helping those who are less fortunate through outreach is an important part of the church mission, and the opportunity to learn and serve will yield positive benefits to both those individuals and organizations benefitted as well as teen outreach members. In addition, the teens in the congregation who choose to participate will learn valuable life lessons and experience.
Teen Outreach will have its first meeting of the year on Sunday, September 17 from 6-7:30 p.m. in the Parish Hall. The group will make dinner together and assemble back-to-school backpacks for Apostles House, which provides 35 beds for homeless or at-risk women and their children. For questions, to RSVP or to help out, please contact Stacy, Kathy or Catherine through the Church Office or the Rev. Joan Conley (
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Family Promise of Bergen County "Hike or Bike" at Van Neste Square, Ridgewood. Members of the St. Elizabeth's Teen Outreach Committee participate in this event to benefit homeless families in Bergen County. The Family Promise Network provides temporary shelter for working, homeless families with dependent children while they confront the issues that contributed to their homelessness. Please see the brochure posted on the Outreach bulletin board outside of the parish office for further information. Please speak with Rich Walker or Joan Conley if you would like to join in.
The Annual Wiffle for Cancer Tournament is a Sunday in June at Ridgewood High School's Stadium Field. This event benefits The Nick Currey Fund. Online registration and full information can be found on the organization's website at www.wiffleforcancer.org.
SHARE House Meals Teens prepare and serve a meal for the residents who live at the Cottage Place address. The residents are very appreciative to have teen visitors to talk to on a Saturday night.
Soles 4 Souls The Teen Outreach Committee collects shoe donations and gets them ready for pick-up by the supporting organization. Donations of unused or underutilized footwear to this very worthwhile charity can be placed in the basket located in the West Corridor of the Parish House.
Youth Mission Trip
Leftover Halloween Candy collection for the military.
Help with Social Service Association's Thanksgiving Food Drive. Teens help sort and organize Thanksgiving food for needy families.