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Caring Ministries
The office of deacon as set forth in Scripture is one of sympathy, witness, and service after the example of Jesus Christ. Persons of spiritual character, honest repute, of exemplary lives, brotherly and sisterly love, warm sympathies, and sound judgment should be chosen for this office. It is the duty of deacons, first of all, to minister to those who are in need, Read More
WHAT IS STEPHEN MINISTRY? It is a ministry named after St. Stephen, who was the first to be commissioned by the apostles to care for the needs of the early church. It is an ecumenical worldwide ministry of more than 10,000 congregations. It is a one-on-one Christian ministry by trained, caring, and commissioned laity of the church. It is a specific response to Christ's greatest Read More
The shawl maker begins with prayers and blessings for the recipient. The intentions are continued throughout the creation of the shawl. Upon completion, a final blessing is offered: "We call forth blessings from above in the name of God, Creator, Giver of Life and Holder of Time. In the name of Jesus, Savior, Comforter, Consoler and Sustainer of Life. May this shawl be a mantle Read More
Visitation Ministry

This ministry is a small group of people willing to provide support and nurture for people incapacitated at home or in a care facility.  This is a wonderful ministry that shares their discipleship by visiting, calling and/or sending cards of encouragement to those unable to attend church.


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