Angel Tree 2023

The Angel Tree will return to St. Martin’s on November 19 in the undercroft. 

Please choose a gift request, print your name and phone (or email) on the sheets under the gift number, and return the gift by 12/10. 

Any questions, please contact Kathy Shanklin. Thank you for your generosity!

Outreach – Coat Drive 2023

We are asking for donations of new or gently used coats to be dropped off for the next couple of weeks and ending on November 12th, St. Martin’s Feast Day.

There will be a receptacle in the narthex closet for donations. Thank you in advance for your generosity!

Outreach – Giving Network

The Giving Network (Unitarian Universalist Church of Somerset Hills) will be partnering with Good Shepherd Lutheran Church on an event on September 15 and 16 to offer household items (dishes, pots and pans, linens, small appliances) free to those in need in the community. We are looking for donations from community service and faith-based organizations in the area to make this event a success! 

Please leave at St. Martin’s by Sunday, 27 August. Any questions, please contact Kathy Shanklin. Thank you.

Giving Network Donation Wishlist

Household and Small Appliances

  • Blender
  • Coffeemaker
  • Dishes
  • Glasses/Mugs
  • Iron
  • Ironing board
  • Lamp
  • Microwave
  • Pots & pans & kitchen items
  • Radio
  • Silverware
  • Toaster
  • Vacuum
  • Box Fans


  • Blankets (twin/single, full/double, queen, king)
  • Sheets (twin/single, full/double, queen, king)
  • Pillows (bed & sofa)
  • Tablecloths & Curtains
  • Towels & wash cloths (bath & kitchen)

Baby Items

  • Car Seat
  • High chair
  • Stroller

Outreach – August 2023

August is our month for helping out at the Food Bank. Sign-up sheets for the 5th and 19th are up in the Narthex. If there are any questions contact Anne Marie at

Also, St. Martin’s needs someone to provide dinner for guests through HOME on Monday, 14 August. The meal needs to be delivered to the HOME office between 9AM and 4PM on 14 August. 

Please contact Kathy Shanklin at for further information. 

Outreach – May 2023

During May, the Outreach committee helps the Food Bank of Somerset County on select Saturday morning by giving food to those who need it.

The dates for May are the 7th and the 21st. We need volunteers!

You would need to arrive at the food bank (which is in the parish hall of the Reformed Church on Main St in Somerville) by 8 am.

 A sign-up sheet will be placed in the Narthex. We will also be helping out on select Saturdays in August; so please keep that in mind.