Congregational Care Ministry

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Areas in Care Ministry Where Congregational Care Ministers May Serve

Break TimeCCM Congregation Care Ministry
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.

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.

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

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.