Caring Ministries

We are called to compassion.

Here are a few of the ways we care for each other.

If you want to request help or if you want to volunteer, please contact Amy Kennedy at

Stephen Ministry

Offering active listening and support during life transitions and vulnerable times.

Contact Amy Kennedy at or Elaine Shaw if you need to speak with someone confidentially or if you want to learn more about training to become a Stephen Minister.

Uncommon Threads

Creating prayer shawls and quilts for those in need of comfort.

Contact: Sandy for information on how to contribute your skills.

To request a shawl delivery, contact Amy Kennedy.

Prayer Chain

The Prayer Chain members serve our congregation by receiving concerns and celebrations via email and then supporting folks with their individual prayers.

You can submit a prayer request online or volunteer to become a member of our prayer chain by contacting Amy Kennedy.

Memorial Receptions

Offering hospitality to grieving families following memorial services at our church.

Contact: Ann Hanton to be part of this hospitality team.

Visitation Team

Our Visitation team members enjoy connecting monthly with our FUMC Just Older Youth (JOY) friends who cannot attend church in person. We invite you to join us to share stories and fellowship with some wonderful church members. You will be paired with someone for visits, phone calls and/or cards.

Contact: Susan Baily to volunteer or to suggest someone who could use a visit.

Grief Support

If you have lost a loved one and would like to explore options for grief support, please contact Amy.

Contact: Amy Kennedy


We occasionally serve up warm beverages and offer time for fellowship around the table for Just Older Youth (anyone over age 60). Watch the Latest News or check the event calendar for Joy Tea Times.

Contact: Tina Alee to attend or to be part of the kitchen crew.


Spiritual Companionship

If you’d like to talk one on one with a spiritual companion in a safe, unhurried space, please contact Amy Kennedy at A spiritual companion listens and helps folks to pause and connect with the Holy in the midst of busy lives. Learn more about spiritual companionship here.

Contact: Amy Kennedy

Questions? Contact Amy Kennedy at

Are we missing something important?

If there’s a ministry area that you would like to see started, please share your ideas and passion with Amy Kennedy. She’d love to hear from you.