Defend the weak and the fatherless;
uphold the cause of the poor and the oppressed.
rescue the weak and the needy.
The St. Bernard Soup Kitchen Ministry assists Cornerstone Soup Kitchen in serving meals to those in need of food, kindness and shelter. Our volunteers serve on teams of four to six people. Teams work Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday or Friday evenings. We set up the beverages, deserts, salads, rolls, etc., serve the meal, and clean up. Clean up includes wiping down the tables, sweeping and mopping the floors. Often members work the industrial dishwasher to assist in washing the pots and trays. Teams work once a month. Hours are 4:45PM – 6:00PM.
Cornerstone Soup Kitchen is located at 15 Prospect St., Rockville, just around the corner from St. Bernard Church. Click here to receive the Cornerstone Newsletter.
We who work in the kitchen are enriched by the people we serve. We are called to see the face of Jesus in those we encounter. It is a true blessing for us to take time from our busy, scheduled lives and give this brief bit of assistance to those who need it most. Plus, it is fun!
To live charitably means not to look out for our own interests,
but carrying the burdens of the weakest and the poorest among us.
Christ has no body now on earth but yours;
No hands but yours; no feet but yours.
Yours are the eyes through which He sees compassion upon the world.
Yours are the feet with which He goes about doing good.
Yours are the hands with which He blesses all the world.
St. Teresa of Avila