Editor’s note: The nation’s coronavirus situation has caused several local churches to temporarily change their services.
St. Maria Goretti Catholic Church to have Masses in-person
Elk Grove’s St. Maria Goretti Catholic Church will resume Masses in-person, starting on June 20-21. Attendance will be limited to 80 people per mass. Worshippers can still view Mass services live on Facebook.
A vigil will be held at 5 p.m. on Saturday, June 20, followed by Sunday Masses at 8 and 11 a.m. on June 21. Weekday Masses will be held at 9 a.m. every weekday except Tuesday.
People can sign up to attend the Weekend Masses by visiting www.smgcc.net. Those who lack internet access or have questions can call the church at (916) 647-4538.
St. Maria Goretti Catholic Church is at 8700 Bradshaw Road.
Sun Grove Church live-streaming services
Sun Grove Church will livestream their church services on their website every Sunday through the end of June. This move aims to keep church members at home and safe from the coronavirus.
Services will be held at 9 a.m., 11 a.m., and 6 p.m. The church’s website is https://sungrove.org.
Creekside Christian Church hosting online services
Elk Grove’s Creekside Christian Church announced on March 17 they are suspending all on-campus activities, due to concerns over the coronavirus.
Church members can view their services online by visiting the church’s website, https://creeksideeg.com.
Good Shepherd Parish Group helps needy in area
St. Vincent de Paul Society of the Good Shepherd Catholic Church in the Laguna Creek area of Elk Grove maintains a small storage locker for items for the needy in the church’s immediate area, ZIP codes 95757 and 95758.
Members help those in need with utility bills when funds are available, and have clothing and miscellaneous items available on Monday mornings. They do home visits to assess the needs of the family and discuss furniture needs on a one-on-one basis. The organization also offers assistance with utility bills.
St. Vincent de Paul’s hours of operation are 10-11 a.m. from Oct. 1 through April 30, and 9-10 a.m. from May 1 through Sept. 30.
It is located on the south side of the church parking lot, 9539 Racquet Court, near the tennis courts of the Racquet Club. For more information, call (916) 647-1243.
Seventh-Day Adventist Church offers food pantry
All Nations Seventh-Day Adventist Church is offering a food pantry for community members in need. This pantry is open every second and third Wednesday from 10 a.m. to noon. Organizers request identification such as a driver’s license, Social Security card, or a food stamp card before they offer supplies to recipients.
For more information, contact Rudy at (916) 271-9315. The church is located at 8280 Elk Grove-Florin Road, Sacramento.