For more information about these ministries, contact

Pastoral Associate
Jane Clare Ishiguro

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Ministry Brochure

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N88 W17658 Christman Rd.
Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin 53051
Parish Office 262-255-2035

Deacon Sandy Sites,
Parish Director

Good Shepherd Human Concerns Ministries

Ministries which serve and work together with the poor and/or marginalized.

Barbers Without Borders

Volunteer 1-2 hours a month to cut hair, shampoo, and trim beards of homeless men, women and children at the St. Ben's Community Meal Program. Contact Monica: 262 250-3489 (h) or 414 870 0826 (c).

Cathedral Center

Create community the first Sunday evening of the month with a gift of time, food and fellowship with women and families experience a housing or homeless crisis in Milwaukee. Contact Barb: or Carrie:

Combined Collections

Education, updates and collections [in stewardship mailing] for 9 ministries ‘near and dear’ to our hearts – 3 times a year – 3 ministries each time.

Deacon Gene Outreach Committee

Meets three times a year – 2nd Monday of month - to allocate a percentage [2.5%] of parish income to organizations and ministries working with and/or on behalf of the poor and marginalized. Contact Barb:

Ellacuria, El Salvador, Sister Parish Committee

An opportunity to learn about Central America and our sister parish in Ellacuria, El Salvador. Meets monthly.   Contact Chuck:

Falls Area Food Pantry

The Food Pantry exists for the purpose of providing food for low income families in our area. Open Tuesdays and Thursdays 12:30-2pm and 5:30-7pm. Donations collected in church every weekend – baskets in each entrance. Contacts: or call Monica at 262 250-3489 (h) or 414 870 0826 (c).

Gay and Straight in Christ (GASIC)

Welcomes, supports and affirms GLBT (gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender) persons, their parents, families and friends.
We offer to all, an inclusive Christian community within the Catholic Church. To navigate to our page,
please click on the Parish Life Tab, then scroll to Human Concerns. Contact: Ann:

Guest House Ministry

Volunteer at the Guest House Homeless Shelter one evening a month, 4th Monday or Wednesday.
Involves simple task of serving. Contact Carol:

HOPE Network

HOPE provides programs and services for area single mothers. Volunteer support is needed for bulk mailings,
baby-sitting for monthly support group meetings, and transporting donated items. Varied commitment.

Human Concerns Commission

Evaluates, coordinates, and sets goals for parish wide human concerns ministries.
Meets 6-7 times a year. Contact Jim:

House of Peace Toy Drive

Parish-wide collection of new toys for the poor in Milwaukee held on the 3rd weekend of Advent each year.

Immigration Study Group

Committed to education and action grounded in Catholic Social Teachings.
We search for truth about immigration issues and advocate for fair and just laws that
promote family unity and human dignity. Contact Barb:

School Supply Drive

Collection of school supplies for children in need in our area.   End of July, beginning of August.  Contact: Lisa Nimmer

Sleeping Bags and More

Provide warmth and comfort to the homeless by making homemade sleeping bags. Meets Monday mornings,
September-May. Needs: blankets, queen and king-size sheets and mattress pads. Contact Eileen: 414 354 4919.

Social Justice Corner

Weekly updates on various ministries and justice education in the parish bulletin.

Repairers of the Breach

This is a daytime shelter for homeless in Milwaukee. We share a brown bag lunch and scripture
three to four times a year. Contact: Chuck Koenings:  or Jean Gatton:

St. Ben's Community Meal Program

Volunteers prepare food for St. Ben's Meal Program once a month and bring it to Good Shepherd. Drivers
and servers also needed. Run/Walk for the Hungry in July on behalf of St. Ben’s and the House of Peace.
Contact: : Becky:

St. Michael Parish Ministries

One-on-one tutoring in English as a second language for St. Michael parishioner from other lands – materials provided Contact: Barbara:

Women Celebrating the Spirit

Raising awareness of the role of strong women in church history and in the church today, and to recognize women as spiritual leaders.  Contact: Barb


Updated 2/01/19

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