Council #14745 Round Table

Council Activities

                   KofC Council 14745 Projects: July 2016 –June 2017

Church Activities:         Frank Hays - Activity Director

·         In participation with Men’s Ministry, continue to assist with lawn care and snow removal.

·         In participation with Men’s Ministry, support the Parish with various building maintenance projects.

·         Continue to actively support various Church Ministries: Eucharistic Ministers, Lectures, Ushers, etc.

·         Continue to provide financial support to the KofC State Missouri Religious Vocations Fund.

·         Provide financial support and meet our KofC State Religious Information Bureau quota.

·         Provide financial and moral support to a Diocesan Seminarian via the Supreme Council’s Refund Support       Vocations Program (RSVP).

·         Provide the "A Guide to Confession" pamphlets to parishioners at our Communal Penance Services. 

·         In participation with Men’s Ministry, sponsor a Bible Study Group for all interested parishioners.

·         Lead the Stations of the Cross during at least one of the Lenten Services. 

·         Provide Rosary Guide pamphlets and Rosaries to the parish for parish Rosary services.

·         Sponsor/Lead the Rosary before all three Masses.

·         KofC Communion Sunday, Knights and their families attend Mass together.

(Every 5th Sunday, rotating between all the Masses: Sat. 4pm, Sunday 9 & 11)

·         Marion Conference provide annual support -

 

Community Activities:  Dave Bruns - Activity Director

·         Participate in the Blue Springs Fall Fun Fest Parade.

·         Participate in the annual People with Intellectual Disabilities Drive.

·         Assist at local BSHS Bingo, Special Olympics events when possible (Dice – Poker Run)

·         Sponsor a Turkey Distribution Project for Thanksgiving via gift cards in the Parish Food Pantry.

·         Organize a Christmas donation program for the Floods of Joy, Missionary Baptist Church. See Frank Hays

·         Purchase a chair in support of the KofC State Wheel Chair program.

·         Sponsor “$40 for Lent” – Proceeds to the Parish Food Pantry.

·         Set aside a “Disaster Relief Fund” of $500 to be used as membership directs.

·         Christmas Lights Recycle Program – to benefit the disabled.

·         Feed the Homeless – Provide meals to the homeless three times a year at the Welcome Inn located in Blue Springs.

·         Offer CPR classes to the parish.

·         Agape House donation of $50 to offer financial support for families of prisoners a place to stay overnight during visiting them.

 

Council Activities:        Bob Drake - Activity Director

·         Sponsor a Starlight Usher Volunteers Program for 8 shows June thru September of 2017

·         Sponsor an annual Council Picnic. Tentative date:

·         Host an annual Trivia Night. Scheduled for February, 2017.

·         Co-sponsor with the Men’s Ministry the annual golf tournament.

·         Continue to publish and distribute a monthly Council Newsletter info to all members utilize the Uknight site.

·         St Michaels Veteran -  cook out during the summer

·         Texas Hold-em event.

 

Family Activities:         Bob Drake - Activity Director

·         Prepare the hamburgers & hotdogs for the annual parish picnic Saturday 9/24/16.

·         Sponsor family outings, e.g. T-Bones Game, Mavericks, etc.

·         Prepare breakfast for the annual “Breakfast with Santa” parish program.

·         In participation with Men’s Ministry, assist with the annual parish dinners.

·         In participation with Men’s and Women’s Ministries, assist with the annual parish Fish Fry.

·         In participation with Men’s Ministry, assist with the 4th Sunday Parish Breakfasts and 4th Sunday Coffee & Donuts

 

Pro-Life Activities:        Frank Hays - Activity Director

·         Sponsor the KofC annual “Roses for Life” campaign in our parish.

·         Sponsor and distribute the “Carnations for Life” on Mother’s Day in our parish.

·         Sponsor a “Rosary for Life” event for our Parish, Jan. 2017. (Roe V. Wade anniversary)

·         Provide financial support to the KofC State “Meet Life” program which will maintain and train staff for    sonogram machines for Pregnancy Centers in Missouri.

·         Baby Bottle campaign fund-raiser for the “Meet Life” program.

·         Provide volunteer assistance & financial support to the St. Robert Bellarmine Pro-Life Committee.

·         Provide financial support to the Knights of Columbus "Culture of Life" Program and the Knight's

Catholic  Advertising Campaign.

 

Youth Activities:           Don Carey Activity Director

·         Provide Adult Leaders to local Boy Scout Troops and Blue Elk District.

·         Provide financial support to the Boy Scouts for a scout scholarship to scout camp.

·         Provide assistance to the parish’s PSR program and youth groups.

·         Provide assistance to the local Optimist Club in raising funds for their various youth projects.

·         Sponsor a $500 scholarship for a parish high school senior.

·         Sponsor the KofC State Soccer, Essay, Poster Contests.