The Giving Tree

The St. Vincent de Paul society of St. Peter’s Parish is sponsoring
“The Giving Tree”.

This is an opportunity for the entire St. Peter’s parish family to help by sharing their gifts from God with others.

Barren Branches will be set up in the upper and lower church, decorated with tags. The tags reflect a gift request of a clothing or toy item. Each tag includes the individual’s age, gender and size, where applicable.

We ask parishioners to select as many tags as they would like. Purchase the item on the tag, wrap it and place it, with the tag attached, under the tree no later than Dec. 15th. This enables us to complete our preparations for an efficient distribution of the gifts.

These “Barren Branches” will also serve as our "Jesse Tree". As the tags are removed, Jesse Tree ornaments will replace them.

For those who prefer the practice of recent years, we will continue to provide woolen items to those in need. Woolen items may be placed in unwrapped containers placed near each tree.

We hope all our parishioners will take part in the Christmas “sharing our gifts” with others. Thank you for your continued generosity!