Room In the Inn

St. Gabriel Church partners with the Urban Ministry Center and other local churches to provide shelter and food for homeless people in our Parish Center Hall during the winter months, December 1 – March 31.  

Every Thursday night/Friday morning during these months, parish volunteers provide:

  • A hot dinner and breakfast, plus a bag lunch when departing
  • Shower and laundry facilities
  • A warm, safe place to sleep on roll away beds in our Parish Center

Learn more about the people Room In the Inn serves here.

Volunteer Opportunities

Room In the Inn requires numerous volunteers.  Participating is a wonderful and compassionate way to show Christ's mercy and love to our brothers and sisters in need.  Overnight hosts are required to complete the Protecting God's Children class.  Find training dates here.

Questions?  Please email contact Ministry Leaders Franck CzanieckiRichard Schaftlein , or Pat Sims.

Room In the Inn begins early December and runs

every Thursday through late March.

Set Up Team

  • Four people are needed each Thursday afternoon around 3:30 pm to set up and make the 20 beds, arrange tables, lay out items for our guests, and serve dinner in the Parish Center Hall (school cafeteria).

Sign up link will be posted in the fall

Overnight Hosts 

  • Three people are needed overnight each Thursday. 
  • They arrive at 8:00 pm, sleep over, and serve breakfast at 5:00 am.
  • Guests leave at 5:30 am and volunteers are usually finished by 6:30 am.

Sign up link will be posted in the fall

"Amen, I say to you, whatever you did for one of these least brothers of mine, you did for me.
Matthew 25:40



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