ROOM AT THE INN
Contact: JoAnn Johnston 636-278-3795
Mission Statement: Provide emergency shelter and a stabilizing support system to homeless women and families. In so doing, the Room at the Inn ministry strives to live in a real way the gospel of Jesus, the Christ.
Parishioners are encouraged to participate on the third Monday of the month in several ways:
As a Driver, (8 needed each month)
Duties: Drive guests to and from Room at the Inn in Bridgeton, MO.
Time Commitment: 1 hour per month.
Special Skills: Driver’s license, auto, insurance; must have completed “Protecting God’s Children.”
As a Launderer
Duties: To pick up laundry, wash, and return.
Time Commitment: Once every three months.
Special Skills: Willing to wash and fold sheets and pillow cases from overnight stays.
As an Food Preparer
Duties: Cook at home and bring prepared food to the Inn.
Time Commitment: Once every four to five months for about three hours.
Special Skills: Enjoy cooking for others.
As an Innkeeper
Duties: Spend the night with guests.
Time Commitment: On a rotation with other Innkeepers, 11 hours per night.
Special Skills: Willing to sleep on an air matress; must have completed “Protecting God’s Children.”
As a Greeter/host
Duties: To set up night site, interact with guests.
Time Commitment: Several hours (4:30 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.) on the third Monday of the month.
Special Skills: Friendliness, a heart to serve others; must have completed “Protecting God’s Children.”