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Caring Ministry: Congregational Support

 

Our Mission: Our church’s caring ministry seeks to respond to the physical, emotional and spiritual concerns of our congregation through service, prayer and presence as guided by the loving example of Christ.

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Blood Pressure Checks

A service to members of our congregation. Someone with a medical background is available to provide free blood pressure checks for interested individuals on the fourth Sunday of the month between services.  New guidelines for healthy blood pressure and a log book for you to track your blood pressure are also available. For more information, contact Chris Colver at 734.253.6007.

Card Ministry

Individual cards of get well, sympathy, thinking of you, etc., are sent each week to those in the congregation who have special needs and concerns. For more information, contact Janet Birk at 734.233.3245.

CARE Meals

Short in-home visits and meals are provided to those who have experienced surgery or a hospital stay. For more information, contact Mary Black at 734.426.1452 or jblack@peoplepc.com.

CARE Visits

Specifically arranged for individuals who are homebound or in rehab/assisted living facilities to receive monthly visits from a CARE Visit volunteer. For more information contact Joanie Davis at 734.253.2311 or jokayodavis@gmail.com.

Helping Hands

This group provides non-emergency assistance (e.g. rides, errands, hospital visits, minor household chores or repairs) to church members needing temporary help. For more information contact Dave Fithian at 734.424.1095.

New Babies

A service to families of new babies: we visit, take a blanket gift made by the Stitches of Love group, and provide support for new parents, perhaps with a meal or two. Contact Denise Kasischke at 734.426.8480 for more information.

Prayer Chain

Church-wide prayer groups act upon requests from the church pastors or staff for immediate prayer for persons or families experiencing serious life situations. To get a request on the list OR to become a prayer partner, contact Cathy Leadley at cathyleadley@dexterumc.org or 734.426.8480.

Prayer Team

A group that works together to investigate, plan and implement new initiatives to enhance the prayer life of the congregation. Contact is Pastor Steve Bringardner at steve@dexterumc.org or 734.426.8480.