Congregational Care Ministries
Serving Our Fellow Members
Organized by Central Presbyterian’s Board of Deacons, our Congregational Care Ministries address our congregation’s needs for support, encouragement and physical assistance.
Member Anniversary Recognition
Plan, promote, and execute worship-related celebration to honor church members who reach a significant membership milestone of 25, 30, 40, 50 years and more.
Provide caring support and listening by visiting Central members and friends in hospitals, nursing homes, and their homes.
Coordinate production, signing and mailing of letters to support and encourage members and friends of Central experiencing joys, difficulty, illness, or other unusual circumstances.
Deliver flowers displayed in worship to shut-in members and friends of Central.
Supervises the defibrillator program, handles health care emergencies at church, supports members through the Care Partner Program and promotes wellness issues.
Accompany pastors to help them administer communion to persons shut-in at hospitals, nursing homes, or their residences.
Provide a vital link between the faith and medical communities in caring for the physical, spiritual, and other needs of Central’s congregation.
Shut-in Writing and Calling
Maintain contact with Central’s members and friends who are shut-in, through phone calls and letters.
Stephen Ministers are caring, confidential, trained lay persons who offer long-term one-on-one care in our congregation. See Stephen Ministry
Trained, certified drivers transport members to Sunday services using the church van.
Special Needs Hospitality
Provide a caring response to Sunday morning visitors or members with special needs who may have requests for prayer, or need assistance with safety or health needs.
Members assist couples holding their weddings at Central Presbyterian Church to ensure all the little details are handled.