CARE + FELLOWSHIP

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.

CAREGIVER SUPPORT

The Caregiver Support Group continued to meet each Monday in December with up to

five caregivers attending.

NINE-TO-DINE

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.

ONLINE PRAYER

The online prayer group continues to make their services available to all through the

Communicator and eblasts. One new prayer request came in December.

POPS, 

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.

STEPHEN MINISTRY,

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.

U CARE CASSEROLES

Meals continue to be distributed as needed. On their own, other church members are

taking food to those recovering from surgery and illness.

VISITATION MINISTRY

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.

COOKING SCHOOL

FIFTH SUNDAY FELLOWSHIP,

GRIEF EDUCATION/SUPPORT MINISTRY

MEMBERSHIP

PRAYER SHAWL

SILVER THREADS

THANKSGIVING DINNER

TRAIL TREKKERS,

TRANSPORTATION,

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  • STEPHEN MINISTRY

    What Is a Stephen Minister?

    A person trained to provide one-to-one, Christ-centered care to hurting people.

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