President: Ruth Hayes
Meetings are held at Hobert Hall on the first Tuesday of each month following the 12:05 Mass at Saint Bridget's. No meeting in July or August. All women of St. Bridget's are welcome to come to our meetings. Please contact Ruth Hayes at (540) 327 0946 if you are interested.
The Women's Club supports many aspects of St. Bridget's including:
Bereavement Committee: Bereavement support is offered to loved-ones of parish members. This committee reaches out to those who are ill, offering their time to assist with whatever is needed, i.e., meals, sitting, basic care, and/or just listening and giving support to a family. The committee provides a reception in Hobert Hall for funerals at St. Bridget's. The dedicated women of the committee set up, provide and serve the food and clean up Hobert Hall following the funeral. Volunteers are welcome and always needed. To participate on the committee, please contact Jean Malucci at 955-0253.
Altar Linens Volunteers are responsible for laundering the alter linens. Each participant responsible for one month out of the year. To volunteer, please contact Becky Jackson 955 1715
FISH The Women's Club in responsible for the Old Chapel Clothing Bank during the month of March. To volunteer contact Marsha Kelley at 955-4632
Christmas Giving Tree: This committee provides Christmas gifts to needy families in Clarke County through a giving tree that is placed in the Narthex after Thanksgiving. St. Bridget's parishioners choose ornaments, which are the gifts that are requested off the tree. Then, parishioners purchase the gifts and return them wrapped to the Narthex so they can be delivered to the families before Christmas. If you are interested in participating, please contact JoAn Drake at 955-5556.
Christmas Gift Wrapping: Participants of the Women's Club wrap gifts at the Apple Blossom Mall for an organization called Healthy Family, which funds prevention of child abuse. This event takes place early in December. To volunteer, please contact Pat Hepner at 955-1439..
Annual Lenten Project: The Women's Club selects a charity for a fundraiser. The past several years have been AbbaCare, a non-profit organization that supports healthy mothers and babies. Announcements will be made before and during Lent.
Clarke County Social Services Distribution of Food: St Bridget's works with CCSS in the month of June. Volunteers receive food items on a Thursday and distribute the food to needy residents of Clarke County at Duncan Memorial Methodist United Church. If you are interested, please contact Nancy Juday at 955-0702..
St. Bridget's Annual Parish Picnic: The club co-sponsors this event with the Men's club and Youth Ministry for all families of St. Bridget's.
Additional parish and community Activities
Raising funds for parish needs through bake sales, dinners, breakfasts and merchandise.
Men s Club and Youth Ministry functions.
All fellowship gatherings.