light a candle for someone you love while you experience beauty, peace, & silence with God in the gorgeous candlelit church

2021 schedule
fourth wednesdays| jul 28, aug 25, sept 22 | 7-8p

st. james | 17514 detroit ave. | church 

adoration | beauty | peace | silence | prayer

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  • Attend Light for Love | September 2021
    Wed, Sep 22
    St James Catholic Church
    Sep 22, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM EDT
    St James Catholic Church, 17514 Detroit Ave, Lakewood, OH 44107, USA
    Light a candle for someone you love and experience beauty, peace, silence and prayer as you sit with God in the gorgeous, candlelit church.
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  • Volunteer for Light for Love | September 2021
    Wed, Sep 22
    St James Catholic Church
    Sep 22, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
    St James Catholic Church, 17514 Detroit Ave, Lakewood, OH 44107, USA
    Volunteers are needed for 3 roles -- Inviter, Greeter, and Intercessor. All roles will have a quick training before the event starts. No previous experience necessary and anyone from any parish is welcome and encouraged to volunteer!
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  • Attend Light for Love | August 2021
    Wed, Aug 25
    St James Catholic Church
    Aug 25, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    St James Catholic Church, 17514 Detroit Ave, Lakewood, OH 44107, USA
    Light a candle for someone you love and experience beauty, peace, silence and prayer as you sit with God in the gorgeous, candlelit church.
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  • Volunteer for Light for Love | August 2021
    Wed, Aug 25
    St James Catholic Church
    Aug 25, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
    St James Catholic Church, 17514 Detroit Ave, Lakewood, OH 44107, USA
    Volunteers are needed for 3 roles -- Inviter, Greeter, and Intercessor. All roles will have a quick training before the event starts. No previous experience necessary and anyone from any parish is welcome and encouraged to volunteer!
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  • Attend Light for Love | July 2021
    Wed, Jul 28
    St James Catholic Church
    Jul 28, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    St James Catholic Church, 17514 Detroit Ave, Lakewood, OH 44107, USA
    Light a candle for someone you love and experience beauty, peace, silence and prayer as you sit with God in the gorgeous, candlelit church.
    Share
  • Volunteer for Light for Love | July 2021
    Wed, Jul 28
    St James Catholic Church
    Jul 28, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
    St James Catholic Church, 17514 Detroit Ave, Lakewood, OH 44107, USA
    Volunteers are needed for 3 roles -- Inviter, Greeter, and Intercessor. All roles will have a quick training before the event starts. No previous experience necessary and anyone from any parish is welcome and encouraged to volunteer!
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VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES
 

Volunteers are crucial to making light for love a beautiful, refreshing, and inspiring evening, and we appreciate your interest!

Volunteers are needed in 3 roles and anyone from any parish is welcome and encouraged to volunteer.  All roles will have a quick training before the event begins:

Inviter: The Inviter's role will be to be on the street inviting others to stop in and light a candle for someone they love.  You can encourage people to walk around the church, light a candle, say a prayer or even speak with someone to pray with them. The Inviter is someone who typically feels comfortable approaching and speaking with people.

Greeter: The Greeter's role will be to stand at the open door and aroudn the insdie of the church to welcome people inside.  They may be asked questions (i,e, where is the bathroom, where should I put my candle, etc,) about the church or the event.

Intercessor: The Intercessor has the very important task of praying and interceding for the event and all those who will walk into the church that evening.  The Intercessor role is for someone who may not feel comfortable approaching people on the street but would like to be part of this evening  It may also include those who would feel comfortable praying out loud for others who ask for prayer (optional and not required).

All volunteers will be provided with a badge to wear during the event.

Schedule for Volunteers:

6:30P -- Prayer and Training

7:00P -- Doors Open; Light for Love begins

8:00P -- Benediction

8:05P -- Clean-up

8:30P -- Prayer and Departure

Additional questions about volunteering or Light for Love? Contact Lina Simms at linadorasimms@gmail.com or 216-650-8262.

light for love & let your love radiate