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 amy@fumc-a2.org.

Stephen Ministers

Offering active listening and support during life transitions and vulnerable times.
Confidentiality is observed.

Contact Amy Kennedy at amy@fumc-a2.org or Elaine Shaw at ekshaw@comcast.net.

Uncommon Threads

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

Contact Sandy at slhultquist@comcast.net or 745-663-8890 for information or to contribute your skills.

To request a shawl delivery, contact Amy Kennedy at amy@fumc-a2.org.

Prayer Chain

The Prayer Chain members serve our congregation by holding concerns and celebrations in God’s light.

You can submit a prayer request online or contact Amy Kennedy at amy@fumc-a2.org.

Doorstep Disciples

Thoughtful contactless deliveries to stay in touch during the pandemic.

Contact Amy Kennedy at amy@fumc-a2.org or Beth Pascoe at beth@fumc-a2.org.

Visitation Team

Maintaining a connection with members who can no longer attend church through monthly visits

Contact Phyllis Rector at preactor@comcast.net or 734-482-8999.

New Beginnings

Women who have lost a spouse meeting monthly in friendship and understanding

Contact Kathy Lawless at kwmlaw@comcast.net or 429-5536.

JOY Luncheons

Serving up food and fellowship for Just Older Youth (anyone over age 60)

Contact Tina Alee at tina@fumc-a2.org or 734-662-4536.

Neighborhood Care Groups

Connecting FUMC neighbors – everyone is included!

Find out which care group you live near – email congregationalcare@fumc-a2.org.

Help for growing families

We have two moms of young families and a lactation consultant who would love to offer resources and support.

Contact Amy Kennedy at amy@fumc-a2.org or Beth Pascoe at beth@fumc-a2.org if you could use help or advice after the birth of a baby.

Hospital visits and meal offerings

Supporting those who are sick as needs arise.

Contact Amy Kennedy at amy@fumc-a2.org.

Memorial Receptions

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

Contact Ann Hanton at dahanton@sbcglobal.net or 734-580-2107.

Questions? Contact Amy Kennedy at amy@fumc-a2.org.

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.