Welcome to ACCESS, our parish-wide online system to enable everyone to be more connected!
Urgent Need for Volunteers to Feed the Poor
One of St. Mark Church’s ministries, Bread for Life… a Gleaning Ministry, has urgent needs to fill number of volunteer positions, especially some for management/administrative functions. Currently, there are urgent needs for: Assistant Warehouse Manager, Food Bank Shopper (Card Holder), Pantry Warehouse Workers, Sack & Pack Program Assistant Manager, Sack & Pack Program Manager, Vendor Route Drivers, and Volunteer Coordinator.
Link to ACCESS for details and to communicate your interest by clicking here:
St. Mark Church’s Current Volunteer Opportunities.
OR see the list below and email Bread for Life’s contact Janet Glatt at email@example.com.
|Food Bank Shopper (Card Holder)||
|Responsible for procuring food from the Food Bank on Marsteller St. and distributing to pantry sites as needed. Shopping is on Monday at 9:00 am. Requires Food Bank of NC orientation/training arranged by BFL through the Food Bank|
|Vendor Route Drivers||
|Drivers are urgently needed to pick up food from vendors in the Wilmington Market St/South College area and deliver to St. Andrews. There are currently 4 routes Starbucks, McDonalds, Papa Johns & Olive Garden. The time periods are 1, 2 or 3 times weekly, in the mornings, depending on the route.|
|Pantry Warehouse Workers||
|Sorting and stocking the shelves with food products received at the Pantry. Food products also need to be dated to determine usability for the program. Hours are 9-12, Monday and Wednesday at St. Andrews Covenant Church on Market Street.|
|Sack & Pack Program Manager||
|Manage all aspects of managing all of BFL’s pantry programs. Includes doing food reconciliation to be reported to the Director of BFL. Attend monthly staff meetings. Need someone with good organizational skills and attention to detail.|
|Sack & Pack Program Assistant Manager||
|Helps current Program Manager with most aspects of the food distribution of food to other sites and/or walk-in participants at St. Andrews Covenant. To help oversee the distribution of food for future home deliveries. Needed Monday and Wednesday weekly from 9-12 and Saturday morning monthly.|
|Will recruit and interview potential volunteers. Will be responsible for volunteer orientation as required. Time commitment is variable but likely 4-6 hours weekly.|
|Assistant Warehouse Manager||
|Will assist the Warehouse Manager in all aspects of the food pantry, with emphasis on supervising downline volunteers who process both incoming and outgoing food to participants and other BFL sites.|
For Ministry leaders to include your ministry’s needs in ACCESS, please contact Terri Lerose at firstname.lastname@example.org
ACCESS Benefits for Parishioners
- Update your family information
- View rosters to email fellow members of your groups
- Receive special Parish email announcements
- View upcoming events and classes and register on line
- Request meeting rooms be reserved
- Enable “Church Life” smartphone App
ACCESS Benefits for the Parish
- Reduce administrative expense, i.e. mailings and labor costs
- Improve registration information accuracy
- Enhance pastoral communication
- Increase awareness of special parish events
- Expand relationships and sense of belonging to a community
EVENTS for REGISTRATION
Most Parish Events that require registration are set up for online registration and online payment. Most also enable you to register guests.
If you are not able or do not chose to register online, there is always the capability of manual registration as described in the Parish Bulletin or by contacting the Church Office.
The link below will take you to a list of Events that are currently open for registration. Click on the “Register” button next to a particular event to see event details. If you decide to register, then proceed with “Continue.” If you are not interested in registering, you can click on your browser’s back arrow to return to the Events list or simply close the browser.
For help with registrations, please contact the Event’s contact person or Cathie Welch email@example.com.
ACCESS RESOURCE LINKS
Quick Tools & Tips for Using ACCESS
- Viewing the Church Calendar
- Obtaining a Tax Statement
- Viewing Your Contributions
- Registering for a Parish Event
- Getting ACCESS Help
Your ACCESS Project Team is ready to assist you if needed. Please contact Terri Lerose at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have questions or would like help.
Privacy & Security
Confidentiality of your information is a priority. St Mark Parish staff has used ACS Technologies software for parish records safely and securely for nearly 20 years. Now with ACCESS, parishioners can use a personal password to update family information online, including setting options for display or blocking of contact information. Privacy of online data is further ensured by use of a secured website protocol (https) and by subjecting the operation to periodic security audits.
Questions can be directed to St Mark’s Operations Manager at email@example.com or 910-398-6515.