Welcome to Dexter United Methodist Church!

Caring Network

Care
Opportunity

Description

Volunteer
Coordinator

Time
Commitment

Care Visits

Short in-home visits are provided to those who have experienced surgery or a hospital stay.  Care Visits are specifically set up for home-bound seniors who receive monthly visits from a Care Visit volunteer.

Help when needed

Christmas Gift Bags

Christmas gift bags are provided to our seniors.

Help when needed

Health Connection

This ministry provides helpful health information, educational experiences and programs that promote health and physical--emotional-mental well-being.  Blood pressure checks are held monthly. This group also maintains the first aid and AED equipment and makes the arrangements for the Fall Flu clinic each year.

Few hours monthly
depending on need

Helping Hands

This group provides non-emergency assistance, e.g. rides, hospital visits, minor household chores or repairs, to church members needing temporary help.

As needed

Hunger Hamper

This is a continuous church-wide ministry where nonperishable food items are collected for those in need around the Dexter community.  We work in conjunction with Faith in Action.

As needed

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.

As needed

Stephen Ministry

This ministry provides one-to-one assistance in a Christ-like atmosphere of listening and encouraging for those in need of support during times of difficulty or crisis.  Leaders, ministers and care receivers are needed.  For more information on the Stephen Ministry program, click here.

Ministers meet the 1st & 3rd Tuesday of the month for 2 hours.

Veterans/Solders
Support Group

This group's purpose is to support and encourage soldiers who are currently serving in the military and recognize veterans who have served our country in their efforts to protect the basic freedoms that we enjoy.  Various activities include clothing drives, card showers, Valentines for Vets, visits to the VA Hospital, etc.

Ongoing