Who are Ministry Associates?

Formerly known as Partners in Ministry, the Ministry Associates are what we call the supporters of St. Anthony’s ministry through prayers, financial donations or volunteering. Ministry Associates receive a monthly update from the Center with behind-the-scenes information and news either by mail or email.

“Start by doing what’s necessary; then do what’s possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible.” – St. Francis of Assisi

The operation of the Center is dependent upon the generosity and kindness of volunteers and benefactors who contribute to our ministry in so many wonderful ways. As active Ministry Associates, we are committed to providing a welcoming, hospitable, safe and peaceful haven for our guests.

“Remember that when you leave this earth, you can take with you nothing that you have received … only what you have given: a full heart, enriched by honest service, love, sacrifice and courage.” – St. Francis of Assisi

How can I become a Ministry Associate?

If you’d like to become a volunteer at St. Anthony’s, please download our Volunteer Application, fill it out and return it either by mail or by email. Our Ministry Associates Coordinator will contact you to follow up on the info you provide.

If you want to contribute financially to the general operations fund or our special scholarship fund, please contact the Front Office at 715-443-2236 or by mailing a check to St. Anthony Spirituality Center, 300 E. 4th St., Marathon, WI 54448. Many of our Ministry Associates pledge to give on a monthly, quarterly or yearly basis.

St. Anthony’s of Marathon, Inc. is an exempt organization as described in Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code and is registered with the State of Wisconsin as a charitable organization. Contributions are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law.

If you care about our ministry at St. Anthony’s, we would appreciate your prayers. We definitely feel the effects of your intercession as you lift us up to God in your prayer. If you’d like to be included in the Ministry Associate mailings each month, and your gift to us will be your prayers, please call us to let us know.

The inner joy that I receive every time I am able to volunteer and use some of my God-given talents to this holy place is hard to describe. It is as if I am able to give back to God what I received from him.




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