Our Lady of the Lakes Outreach Committee

Our Lady of the Lakes Outreach Committee

To encourage parishioners to answer God's call to live their lives as intentional disciples and build a relationship with Jesus. Everyone has a gift to be shared. Faithful and spiritual stewards must be nurtured to answer the call of sharing their gifts of time, talent and treasure.

Our Goals

  • Provide opportunities to increase stewardship and sharing of gifts
  • Strive to always be a welcoming community and provide hospitality opportunities
  • Outreach to current parishioners and non-practicing Catholics to encourage mission of discipleship

Our Committee Members

Committee Chair - Stevie Ritger

Vice Chair - Leon Jacoby

Secretary - Karen McCabe

Members - Sara Boeck & Kati Dimmer 

Council Liaison - Bonnie Steffen

Volunteers Include:

    • Committee Member Helpers - Linda Neumann, Wayne & Rose VanderVelden
    • Parish Nurses - Jennifer Delwiche, Judie Longrie, Rene Parker

Our Events

  • Sunday Hospitality - a chance for parishioners to enjoy refreshments and to socialize together following Mass
  • Gables on the Pond Communion Ministry - on Wednesdays members of the Outreach Committee bring Communion to Gables' residents and pray the Rosary together
  • Bereavement Cards - the committee sends out cards to those who have lost a loved one
  • New Member Follow-Up - the committee welcomes new members to Hospitality and gives them a welcome bag
  • Wedding & Baptism Recognition - a card is sent out to newlyweds and newly baptized 
  • Family Game Nights & Sheepshead Tournament - a chance for families to come together to play games and for Sheepshead players to engage in a tournament
  • Ladies' Night - a chance for women to gather with their friends and engage in a special craft
  • Kids Crafting events- Mass bag, Rosary workshop and more 
  • Random Lake Fall Fest - on behalf of Our Lady of the Lakes as a whole, the Outreach Committee has a booth in the community fall fest at the end of September
  • Baby Bottle Fundraiser - our parish participates in a baby bottle fundraiser to support the Women's Support Center in Milwaukee
  • Trunk or Treat - the outreach committee participates in the area trunk or treat around Halloween
  • Trips to area shrines- Our lady of Good Help and Holy Hill 
  • Random Lake Night of Lights - on behalf of Our Lady of the Lakes as a whole, the Outreach Committee hands out Christmas goodies at the Night of Lights & Living Nativity in December
  • Quilting & Crafting for Charity - a group dedicated to sewing, crocheting, and knitting items for parish fundraisers and for those in need

Our Meeting Minutes

August 2022

May 2022

March 2022

February 2022

December 2021

October 2021

August 2021