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Ministries

Thanksgiving & Christmas Ministry

This ministry, begun more than 30 years ago by Mrs. Jenny Cia, provides food, clothing, toys, and gifts for people in need. "Miss Jenny" retired from the ministry in 1995, but her spirit lives on through the many volunteers who support this ministry. For more information, please contact the church office.

For more information or volunteer, please contact Laura Humphries, Parish Life Director, at EMAIL

Holy Sews

This ministry meets once a month to cut out and sew beautiful layettes for stillborn babies.  You may also help at home.  These layettes provide comfort and are a lasting keepsake for the family of a precious baby who came to earth for only a short time. 

 

Please visit www.holysews.org for more information.

Our House

Our House is a community initiative to provide to the homeless emergency shelter, housing, and children’s daycare. At the same time, job skills are learned, hope is nurtured, and opportunities are found to help the homeless re-enter a productive society. Holy Souls Parish takes dinner to Our House on the 1st Tuesday and 5th Saturday of a month.

 

For more information or volunteer, please contact Laura Humphries, Parish Life Director, at EMAIL

Helping Hand

Helping Hand is a non-profit, ecumenical ministry financed by private donations and providing emergency service to persons in crisis. It is a food and clothing center for those in need. Hours of operation are Mon.-Thurs. 9 a.m. until 1p.m. Baskets are available for donations in the storage room across from the lady's restroom in the church. Helping Hand is located at 1601 Marshall Street in Little Rock.

For more information or to volunteer, please contact

Gayle Priddy at 501-372-4388

The c.a.l.l.

The C.A.L.L. is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing a future and hope to foster children in Arkansas.  At any given time, there are approximately 3,500 children in the Arkansas State Foster Care System through no fault of their own.  There are about 1,100 children in foster care in Pulaski County alone, with only 233 families to care for them.  The C.A.L.L. involves an unprecedented collaboration between the Department of Human Services and Arkansas Christian Churches.  Are you called? 

For more information, please email our call representatives at EMAIL

hospice home care

Hospice volunteers provide support to patients living with a terminal diagnosis, helping them, their families, and their caregivers in various ways. Patients reside in their homes, nursing homes, assisted living facilities, or inpatient units. Anyone (age 16+) is welcome to become a volunteer; training will be provided at no cost to the volunteer. Volunteers can help with direct or indirect patient care. 

For more information, contact the Hospice Home Care Volunteer Coordinator at 501-296-9043. Little Rock Field Office is located at 12120 Colonel Glenn Rd., Suite 6400, Little Rock, AR 72211.

blood Drives

We have a blood drive approximately every 56 days.

Our Blood Drive is from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the Parish Hall.  Please give the gift of life.

Please consider bringing sweets (cookies, etc.) or orange juice to our next blood drive if you cannot donate blood. 

For more information, please get in touch with Cindy Stabnick at EMAIL or call 501-663-8632.

Birthright

Birthright of Greater Little Rock focuses on the distressed mother and her baby. Their responsibility is to provide the mother with the help she needs to bring her baby to birth.  Volunteers must be Friendship Counselors, collect maternity and baby clothes and other necessities, help with fundraising, and, most importantly, pray for the women and babies.

Birthright is located at 804 North University Avenue in Little Rock.

 

For more information or to volunteer, please call

Marisa Olson at 501-664-0097

Settled Souls

Settled Souls aids homeless men and women transitioning to permanent housing, by providing many of the staple home furnishings, and helping their new apartment or house feel more like a secure and welcoming home.

For more information, EMAIL or request to join their Facebook group

st. Joseph Helpers

This group ministers to young women, offers free pregnancy tests, peer counseling on abstinence, chastity, infant development, and natural family planning.  They give out information on the risks of abortion, post-abortion referrals, sexually transmitted diseases, and adoption.

For more information

EMAIL

Habitat for Humanity

You can volunteer labor or donations of money or materials.  Habitat builds and rehabilitates simple, decent houses alongside their homeowner partner families.  The homes are sold at no profit and financed with affordable loans. The homeowner invests a down payment and monthly mortgage payment and hours of their labor into building the Habitat house. 

For more information, please get in touch with Paul Mammarelli at 

EMAIL