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 Ministry

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

Contact Amy Kennedy at amy@fumc-a2.org or Elaine Shaw at ekshaw@comcast.net 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 at slhultquist@comcast.net for information on how 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 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 at amy@fumc-a2.org.

Doorstep Disciples

Thoughtful contactless deliveries to stay in touch with FUMC friends who might feel isolated during the pandemic.

Contact Amy Kennedy at amy@fumc-a2.org to find out how to give or receive a monthly delivery.

Visitation Team

Maintaining a connection with members who can no longer attend church through monthly visits or phone calls.

Contact Phyllis Rector at preactor@comcast.net 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 at amy@fumc-a2.org.

JOY Luncheons

Serving up food and fellowship for Just Older Youth (anyone over age 60). In person meetings currently on hold, but watch the Latest News or check the event calendar for Joy Tea Times on Zoom.

Contact Tina Alee at tina@fumc-a2.org to attend or to be part of the kitchen crew.

 

Help for Growing Families

If your family could use support after the birth of a baby, please reach out to us.

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

Hospital Visits and Meals

Supporting those who are sick as needs arise.

Contact Amy Kennedy at amy@fumc-a2.org to report someone who is sick or to request a visit.

Memorial Receptions

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

Contact Ann Hanton at dahanton@sbcglobal.net to be part of this hospitality team.

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.