Belk Lindsey Charity Discounts
Mission Circle Update:
Blessings to you this holy season of Lent. I am grateful to you for your faithfulness to God and especially during this season of Lent, prayerfully mindful of His call to serve Him. You participate in ministries centered out of St. Peter which serve God’s people in extraordinary ways. Parish Twinning Program of the Americas, Inc. (PTPA), a nonprofit organization with a 501 c3 determination issued by the Internal Revenue Service, was the impetus for the creation of Mission Circle. PTPA will assume the management of Mission Circle as of March 15, 2021. All donations within the St. Peter Mission Circle account will be distributed to PTPA as it supports certain missionary work and other assistance to Honduras, Cuba and Haiti. St. Peter will continue its outreach to people of other lands through annual collections serving the Holy Land, Africa, Latin and South America, disaster relief, and our missionary support of our building, educational, and medical efforts in the Dominican Republic through our Sister Diocese of San Juan de la Maguana. You may continue to support PTPA through donations sent directly to PTPA, if you so desire, and I pray you will also support other parish outreach through almsgiving.
Father Gilbert Medina
St. Peter Mission Circle is once again offering tickets for Belk Charity Day to support our work. During the pandemic, food is a critical need. Your purchase of a $5 ticket gives us $5 for our missions and you get $10 off your purchase (first time this deal is offered!)!
As you can see, Charity Day will be different during the pandemic also.
What’s new this year besides double the value?
Adding Pre-Shop: Exclusive to cardholders, pre-shop will begin on Friday, October 2. Cardholders will be able to redeem their coupons online and in-store (up to 3 times) and take home their merchandise immediately.
Eliminating Pre-Sale: Belk will not offer pre-sale this year. Cardholders can opt to buy early through “pre-shop” (details below) and all other customers are encouraged to shop online if they’re unable to shop in-store, October 9-11.
Stackable coupons: Customers can stack their $10 off ticket with other coupon offers. NO rebrand coupon this year.
Note: Funds raised by tickets sold in-store Friday, October 9 through Sunday, October 11, by Belk Associates during Charity Sale weekend will be divided among their 3 corporate partners; Salvation Army, Habitat for Humanity, and Family Promise–NOT ST PETER MISSION CIRCLE!
As in past years, there will be big sales in addition to the Charity Day tickets: private sale customers receive 25%-60% off Belk purchases storewide, including special savings on rarely discounted brands
So, how do you support our missions, replenish your wardrobe, and save money? It’s easy! Tickets will be available at St. Peter Church office until October 8. If that is a problem, you can also send us a check payable to St. Peter Mission Circle with Belk on memo line to 280 Raymore Ave., DeLand, 32720. Let us know your address and we will mail or deliver! Remember, for $5 for our missions you $10 in savings online or in-store (and credit cardholders get even more)!
Questions? Call Gini at 386-479-9087.
Our mission is to provide support and create opportunities for the less fortunate of the communities we serve while honoring God in all we do. We partner with our sister parish, Our Lady of the Rosary in Sabanagrande, Francisco Morazan, Honduras; Infants of Jesus Orphanage and St. Jean Paul II Orphanage near Port Au Prince, Haiti; and San Juan Bosco, Las Tunas, Cuba.
Our Lady of the Rosary has 86 communities in the mountains around Sabanagrande. We have developed a mutually supportive relationship with them. We assist financially, with our prayers, and through mission visits. Since 2008 we have built a chapel, initiated a micro loan program for nearly 600 women, provided water filters for many villages, organized biannual medical missions, worked on the parish retreat center and with the bilingual school, and more. We have taken over two tons of supplies to the community. Currently, we are collecting travel size soaps, shampoos, and toothpaste, toothbrushes, and over-the- counter medicines (no liquids, please). Donations can be placed in box in church vestibule or taken to church office. We cannot take items that are expired.
The children of St. Peter are providing support for children in Haiti through their offertory collection each Sunday. We are looking for sponsors for the children in the orphanages also. Sponsoring a child is $150 a year or $15 a month. To sponsor, write a check to St. Peter and write Haiti orphan on the memo line. You can select a particular child from photos in the gift shop or we can select for you.
We need people with various talents to fundraise and assist with in all our mission communities. Flexibility and a willingness to work are essential; knowledge of Spanish, Haitian Creole, or French and medical skills are helpful.
Gini EckertChair of Mission Circle386-736-2211 (home)386-479-9087 (cell)Dr. Robert MollLead for Cuba and Haiti386-738-6424 (home)386-717-9568 (cell)