Vegetable Garden Ministry

Weekly Newsletter 9/12/19

2019-2020 Vegetable Garden Leadership Team

  • Lead: Audrey Brandt
  • Co-Lead: Joe Bechtel
  • Historian: Helen Bradley
  • Treasurer: Mary Baxter
  • Communication: Katharine Norman
  • Membership Team: Jennifer Patel & Bernadette Norman
  • Additional Board Members: Chris Delmolino & Ofel Cordero
  • Tractor Operator: Mike Piske


Note: The tractor is owned by the church. For safety reasons, only trained individuals are permitted to operate it.

Upcoming Events:

Saturday Gardening

Saturday, Sep. 14th, 7:30am

Saint Michael Vegetable Garden

Board Meeting

Thursday, Sep. 19th, 5pm

Saint Michael Catholic Church

Saint Michael Community Dinner

See below. Event takes place in the Great Hall.
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Safe Environment Training

* Required prior to serving in ministry

* Must be renewed every two years

* Click link below for more info and/or register for training

* Next class: Saturday, September 14th at 9 am


https://fwdioc.org/training-sessions


Formerly called "Safe Environment Training." now called: Adult Safe Environment Awareness Sessions. Safe Environment Certification for the Diocese of Fort Worth is no longer offered “online” and is now only offered in person.

Photo Gallery

Photos & captions provided by Helen Bradley. Thank you!

(Photos of Helen provided by Ofel Cordero, thanks! :) )

Have you seen a tan bucket?

If so, Peggy is missing one! Please let her know if you find it.

Community Corner

Thanks to fellow gardeners for sharing this info!


  • Howard Garrett, the "Dirt Doctor", will be at Blooming Colors Nursery this Saturday, 9/14 10am- Noon. (2221 Ira E Woods Ave, Grapevine TX 76051, phone: 817-416-6669)
  • Marshall Grain (3525 William D. Tate Ave, Grapevine, TX 76051) offers a 10% discount for Seniors (65+) on Tuesdays.

September Birthdays

9/16- Bill Collins

9/30- Phyllis Hassett


Please click the link below OR reply to this email to add your birthday to the spreadsheet: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/17It9OGlgkDLJ5nGRuNSkdMXKntZFBtlTWo8guE-Do6o/edit?usp=sharing


Note: The link may not work if using your phone. Please use a computer to access the spreadsheet.


Thank you!

Feast Day Volunteers Needed! Click HERE

Click link above and scroll down to the "Volunteers Needed" header. Also, click link above for general Feast Day 2019 info. Feast Day is Saturday, September 28.

We want to hear from YOU!

Do you have an event, shout out, recipe, prayer request, etc you would like to share with the Vegetable Garden Ministry? Please let us know!!


Contact Katharine at stmvgm@gmail.com OR call/ text 817-360-5856.