Caring for Each Other

Pastoral Care Ministries

We Are Here For You

Pastoral Care is provided for the parish by a team that includes all clergy members plus volunteer lay people. If you or a parishioner you know needs one of these ministries, please contact the person listed with that particular ministry, or contact the church office. If you are interested in getting involved in one of these ministries, contact the coordinator of that ministry.
 
Care Team
In addition to Fr. Tim’s pastoral care, lay people are available for many pastoral care needs. Coordinators of the various ministries, with contact information, are listed below with their ministries.
Care Team Co-Chairs: John and Ann Rose anngrose65@bellsouth.net
Vestry Liaison for Pastoral Care: Dr. Charlie Mitchell cmitchel@med.miami.edu  
 
Lay Eucharistic Visitors (LEV)
Communion from the Reserved Sacrament can be brought to the home, hospital, nursing home, or rehab by a licensed lay person when an individual or family indicates they would desire that. Contact: John and Ann Rose anngrose65@bellsouth.net
 
Meals Ministry
Meals to help individuals or families during times of illness, hospitalization of a family member, the birth of a baby, or a death in the family are arranged by this ministry.
Contact: Reed Humphery reed.h.humphery@gmail.com
 
Delivery of Altar Flowers
Altar flowers bring the church into hospital rooms and homes of parishioners who are sick or homebound, or who are celebrating birthdays, anniversaries, or other occasions.
Contact: Nanci Mitchell nancimitchell63@gmail.com
 
Home Visits
Being homebound can be lonely. Lay people who have received training from the Diocese are available to visit parishioners in homes and in nursing and rehab facilities.
Contact: John and Ann Rose anngrose65@bellsouth.net
 
Caring for the Caregiver
Caring for the Caregiver is a support group for anyone dealing with a loved one who needs assistance in caring for himself or herself. Meetings provide an opportunity to share ideas.
Contact: Mary Lou Shad tom.lulu@att.net
 
Spiritual Direction
A centuries-old Christian tradition, Spiritual Direction is a contemplative process of accompanying individuals on their spiritual journeys, primarily through monthly meetings.
Contact: Ann Rose anngrose65@bellsouth.net