Card Ministry sends notes and cards to provide comfort, support, and to share in life’s celebrations. This is a flexible ministry that can be done from anywhere and is another ministry that provides a caring connection with our parish family.
Contact: Pat Moore, email@example.com
CARE GIVERS SUPPORT GROUP
Meets to offer support to those who have the responsibility of caring for a loved one. This is a new support group formed to provide a confidential setting in which members can share concerns and experiences. Care Givers Support Group meets every Monday from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Parlor.
Contact: Gayl Braymer, firstname.lastname@example.org
Join us for this ministry of Compassion and Connection, comfort through prayer and scripture, encouragement from others, hope in sharing experiences and feelings.
Saint Michael hosts a Faith & Grief gathering on the second Thursday of the month, 12-1 p.m. in the Coke Activities Room. The luncheons are provided at no cost, although donations are accepted. RSVP by calling (469) 251-9612 or online.
If you would like to be on the e-mail list for information regarding the Faith & Grief Gatherings, Contact: Katherine Bowen, email@example.com
A one-on-one confidential caregiving ministry for individuals facing life challenges or difficulties. You may have a burden that you cannot handle alone; a Stephen Minister is someone to walk beside you while you are hurting, praying for you, and encouraging you. To learn more about Stephen Ministry, click here. Or, you may feel called to be a Stephen Minister. To learn more about becoming a Stephen Minister and the training and commitment involved (training sessions totaling 50 hours are from September to November).
Contact: Mary Kardell, firstname.lastname@example.org
If you are a trained Stephen Leader or Stephen Minister from another church and are interested in finding out about Stephen Ministry at Saint Michael and All Angels, Contact: The Rev. Greg Pickens, email@example.com
TOUCH BASE PHONE MINISTRY
Telephones parishioners to provide comfort or share in celebrations. This ministry provides a caring connection with the church. Our homebound parishioners particularly enjoy getting a monthly phone call in order to touch base with them. This is a ministry that is very satisfying and can be done from your home. Assignments are made by the Ministry leader.
Contact: Barbara Henley, firstname.lastname@example.org
Are dedicated to enhancing the spiritual, physical, and emotional well-being of those who experience substance abuse or other addictions. An Alcoholics Anonymous meeting is held at the church on the 1st and 3rd Sundays at 7:30 p.m. in the Coke Activities Room. Click here for the Recovery Advocates Resource Guide 2015. Click Here for a list of Addiction Recovery books available in the Saint Michael Church Power Library.
Contact: The Rev. Greg Pickens, email@example.com
WOMEN’S CANCER SUPPORT GROUP
Women’s Cancer Support Group meets every Monday at 1:30 p.m. in the Saint Michael Parlor to offer support to those who are bearing or have borne the burden of cancer. Members of the group share information and encouragement with one another, in a confidential setting.
Contact: Sue Patton, firstname.lastname@example.org or Charlie Stobaugh, email@example.com