Council of Catholic Women

A warm embrace for Sharing and Caring Hands Advent Drive!

Council of Catholic Women is inviting parishioners to assist us with collecting all sizes of new hats, mittens gloves, scarves as well as socks starting Saturday November 27 through Sunday December 5. Drop your donations off at all weekend Masses or in the outdoor drop box near the entrance of the Parish Community Center. Thank you for providing warmness during our church season of hope, love, joy and peace.

      Home-Made from the Heart   December 11&12

Council of Catholic Women is excited to bring back our home baked and craft sale this year! Home made crafts, baked breads, sweet cookies and candies dancing all around in our heads! There will be many opportunities to help us bring back Home Made from the Heart event.

Starting December 6 through December 12 –Monday, clean and prepare cookie tins and bake sugar cookies. Thursday, bake additional cookies and frost. Friday, plate and price our baked goods. Many available sit down jobs and lunch will be provided on Thursday and Friday.

Remember us when creating cozy Christmas festive crafts.

If you wish to bake at home-we invite you to drop off your baked goods and crafts during our Thursday and Friday work days 9:30- 2:00 or before the sale weekend Masses. Hospitality cheers following all Masses!

 All proceeds from our sale will be divided between Centennial Community Food Shelf and Hugo Good Neighbors Food Shelf. 

Don’t forget! We are asking for clean Christmas cookie tins or plates to be dropped off in the kitchens of St John’s and PCC by Sunday December 5.

 

"Ordinary Women Doing God's Extraordinary Work"

Purpose Statement:
The Church of St. Genevieve's Council of Catholic Women are "Ordinary Women Doing God's Extraordinary Work."  As a member of St. Genevieve's Church and our affiliated organizations, the Northeast Deanery, the Archdiocesan Council of Catholic Women and the National Council of Catholic Women, we support, empower and educated women in spirituality, leadership and service in support of the parish mission.  Our programs respond with gospel values to the needs of the church and society in the modern world.  The Council of Catholic Women is committed to keeping alive the tradition of honoring Mary, Our Lady of Good Counsel, as our patron.

Accountability:
St. Genevieve's Council of Catholic Women (CCW) is accountable to the pastor and parish governing councils and in accordance with the Northeast Deanery, the Archdiocesan Council of Catholic Women, St. Genevieve's Council of Catholic Women works with the parish staff and other parish organizations to coordinate CCW activities and events.  Officers of the CCW attend the annual Parish Financial Controls meeting.  The CCW does fundraising to support their activities and dos not receive an annual budget amount from the parish.

Membership
All women of the parish.  We welcome all women and invite their ideas, enthusiasm, skills and talents.  

Officers: 
The officers are president, vice president, treasurer and secretary.  All terms are 2-year terms and officers are elected throug a nomination and selection process.  Maximum terms are two consecutive terms (4 years).  Election of president and secretary are done in the odd year and the even year election is for the vice president and treasurer.  If no opposing candidate for a position comes forward the incumbent may retain the position through the voting process.  Nominations are made in April and elections are held in May.  The duties of the elected officers begin when they are installed, typically in June.

Meeting Schedule: 
The Council of Catholic Women official meetings are scheduled on the fiscal calendar year as needed from July 1st through June 30th.  The official monthly meetings are not typically held July, August and December.  The monthly meetings are held the second Monday of every month and held at the Parish Community Center.  The date are time are published in the bulletin and parish calendar.

Committees:
Executive Board

Budget
Disbursement
Deanery Meetings
Priests Luncheons
Funeral Luncheons
Centennial Community Food Shelf
Hugo Good Neighbor Food Shelf
American Red Cross Blood Drives
Country Store
Lenten Retreat
Madonna Luncheon
Christmas Bake Sale and Craft Sale
Event Fund
Appreciation Luncheon for funeral volunteers
Rolling Bandages
Baptism Books

Recurring Events:
Blood Drives
Centennial Community Food Shelf
Hugo Good Neighbor Food Shelf

Appreciation Luncheon for Funeral Volunteers
Country Store
Christmas Bake Sale and Craft Sale
Deanery Priests Luncheons
Lenten Retreat
Madonna Luncheon
Funeral Luncheons
Baptism Books
Event Fund

Contact: Marsha Pullman ([email protected]  605-354-3098) or Monya Nintzel  ([email protected]  651-470-4115)

Current Minutes

ACCW