What is Care & Fellowship at First Congregational Church?
It is a variety of different services and groups that come together for the health of our community.
The Caregiver Support Group continued to meet each Monday in December with up to
five caregivers attending.
Recruitment efforts for Nine-to-Dine resulted in all six Nine-To-Dine groups continuing to
zoom, or establishing zoom, for a total of 70 members from 48 households.
The online prayer group continues to make their services available to all through the
Communicator and eblasts. One new prayer request came in December.
Jane stated the POPS parents’ group held a very successful virtual party on December
12 th in which they shared updates about themselves and their families and told about a
Christmas decoration that holds special meaning.
Judy reported Stephen Ministry held its monthly Zoom meeting on December 7th with
twelve members and leaders attending. Margaret reported on the zoom Support Group
and the Calling Network by zip code that was implemented before Christmas. Feedback
from the thirty-six teams of callers has been incredibly positive.
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Meals continue to be distributed as needed. On their own, other church members are
taking food to those recovering from surgery and illness.
The Visitation team members continue to make calls to isolated and shut-in members.
They also helped with delivering the Christmas project created by the children.
The following ministry teams did not meet/have activity in December.
FIFTH SUNDAY FELLOWSHIP,
GRIEF EDUCATION/SUPPORT MINISTRY