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Contact: Cathy Lenihan   636-294-5186

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.”