News from Interfaith Action of Greater Saint Paul

Department of Indian Work Staff Reflect on an Extraordinary Year

From responding to a 300% increase in demand for the food shelf to establishing a Covid hotline for the entire Twin Cities American Indian community, our Department of Indian Work staff have done amazing things this year.

Department of Indian Work Coordinates Community’s COVID-19 Hotline

Interfaith Action’s Department of Indian Work has became the COVID Hotline for the American Indian community in the Twin Cities. The hotline is offered in partnership with Saint Paul Indians in Action and with funding from the Minnesota Department of Health.

Project Home at the Provincial House Planning Moves Forward

Please share your feedback with City leaders by 2/24, in advance of a 2/25 City hearing.

Interfaith Action and Area Clergy Featured in “Justice Sunday Service Around the Clock”

Tune in from 11 am - 11 pm on Sunday, January 17, for a compelling tribute to the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., including a profile of Interfaith Action's work to build economic mobility and the contributions of nine area clergy and Dr. Yohuru Williams from the University of St. Thomas.

Prayers for a Country in Need

During these unprecedented and deeply troubling times, our interfaith clergy are providing prayers for our country.

Annual MLK Breakfast Goes Virtual for 2021

Interfaith Action is once again partnering with General Mills and UNCF on local MLK breakfast celebrations on January 18. The breakfast will be online only this year.

Exploring New Possibilities to Serve Families Experiencing Homelessness

Interfaith Action of Greater Saint Paul, Ramsey County, and the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet will host a second virtual community town hall meetings on January 5, from 5 – 6:30 p.m. to discuss the possibility of leasing the Provincial House for use as shelter for families experiencing homelessness.

Help Our Families as They Move out of Shelter

We are thrilled that several families are moving out of our Project Home shelter and into more permanent and affordable housing! Help them get a good start by providing the following supplies (all must be new): To contribute, email Amber. …