The Congregational Care Ministry is available to minister to the people in our church community who are in facing various challenges or hardships. This ministry facilitates Jesus call for us to love and serve one another by facilitating both the giving and receiving of care in times of need.
Types Of Care
- Specialized Services
- Budget Counseling
- Pregnancy Support Services
- Divorce Care
- Al-Anon (addiction)
- Center For Psychological & Family Services
Elder on Call
If you have a crisis or emergency and need help from the church for any reason, each month we will have an "elder on call" who will be glad to assist you. The elder on call will be listed in the bulletin each week and right here.
For the month of September, Chris Dekaney will be the elder on call. You can contact him via phone: (919) 357-6616 or email: Chris Dekaney <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Ways You Can Serve
The heart of this ministry is to care for the personal needs of individuals in our church family. We serve in a variety of ways including, but not limited to:
- Prepare a casserole for the freezer
- Make and/or deliver a meal
- Run and errand or take someone shopping
- Visit someone in the hospital or recovering at home
- Provide transportation to an appointment or to church
- Provide 30 minutes of light housework
- Perform minor home repairs
- Commit to regular prayer for a specific person in need
- Come along side a member with long term care needs
- Send notes of encouragement
- Help to coordiante short term or long term needs
- Be a contact for a person who needs short term or long term assistance
- Receive training to provide spiritual and emotional care
- Creatively use the talents and abilities God has given you to serve in your own unique way
We seek to consider all aspects of what a person may be going through, and it is our prayer and hope that service provides an open door to help meet deeper needs that may exist - spiritual and material needs. If you have a heart for hospitality or service, please consider this opportunity.
Need more info? Contact Betty Davis (Congregational Care coordinator).