Congregational Care

Responding to God’s call to love our neighbors as ourselves, we reach out to our church family and our neighbors to offer compassionate care. You are welcome to join in and share the love!
Prayer Ministry: An email and virtual group to pray for those in need of comfort, peace, and discernment due to concerns such as illness, grief, and emotional or physical pain. Contact: Lynn Alfers, lalfers@att.net.
 
Calling Team: Make friendly phone calls and emails to check in on church members. We can add you to a list to invite you to make calls from time to time. Contact: Rev. Patty Froehlich, patty@sharingtheheart.org.
 
Prayer Shawl Ministry: Knit or crochet shawls for people in need of comfort and prayer. Contact: Sue Gibson, suewaggib@att.net.
 
Quilting Ministry: Create quilts and other sewing projects to bring love and care to others. Contact: Beverly Stehlik, paulstehlik@att.net.
 
Angels and Saints: An “angel” provides friendship and support through phone calls or online meetings with a “saint”–a person who would enjoy the company and friendship. Some basic training and guidelines are provided. Contact: Rev. Ed Volfe, edvolfe@sharingtheheart.org, 972-562-8556, x3208.
 
Homebound Ministry: Make calls or send cards to check in on our homebound members. Contact: Rev. Ed Volfe, edvolfe@sharingtheheart.org, 972-562-8556, x3208.
 
Write to Remember: Support families in the first year of their loss of loved ones by sending hand-written notes and cards and grief support brochures. Contact: Becky Fortenberry, sforten@sbcglobal.net.