Areas in Care Ministry Where Congregational Care Ministers May Serve
Break Time Volunteer at the Wednesday Break Time Club where those with disabilities attend so their care givers can have a break
Cancer Companions Provide one-to-one support for someone going through cancer treatment; available to go to doctor appointments and complete errands as needed; training to be provided beginning in January.
Card Ministry Send cards from the church to those listed in the weekly prayers; also send thank you cards to volunteers as directed by lay leaders and staff.
Maintain card display in Fellowship Hall for purchase by members.
Care Ministry Office Record and schedule CCMs for specific tasks.
DivorceCare Assist with facilitating group sessions
Financial Assistance Schedule and/or meet with community residents who have requested financial assistance; appointments would be made for Tuesday or Wednesday.
GriefShare Assist with facilitating group sessions.
Make quarterly phone calls to the bereaved for one year.
Mail quarterly grief booklets.
Home Visits Deliver sermon CDs and visit with homebound members.
Visit members who reside in nursing homes or care center.
Hospital Care Be present during a member’s surgery, if requested, especially when no family can be present.
Visit members who are hospitalized for lengthy stays; make follow-up phone call when member returns home.
Prayer Follow-Up Provide support to those who have submitted prayers through a phone call.
Record prayers submitted on cards during worship services.
T.E.E.N. Club Volunteer at monthly Friday evening fellowship events for those with special needs
Transportation Provide transportation for members who are unable to drive to doctor appointments and worship services.
Worship Services Be present after services to gather information from worshippers in need of care; an intake card will be provided. CCMs would sign up to serve in conjunction with their normal worship service.
Be available before and after funerals to greet visitors and provide assistance as needed.