If you find yourself or a loved one in need of pastoral or congregational care, please contact Susan Pabon, spabon@christgreensboro.org. If you have interested in being involved in providing congregational care, contact the person listed with each lay-led ministry below to learn more.

Congregational Care Ministries

+ STEPHEN MINISTRY

Receive training to provide confidential, long term, one-to-one care to people experiencing a difficult time in life. Learn more about Stephen Ministry.

Contact: Virginia Reynolds, vreynolds@christgreensboro.org

+ PRAYER MINISTRY

Share prayer requests and celebrations, organize special “Days of Prayer,” and help maintain the Prayer Room in the Chapel. Submit a prayer request.

Contact: Gwen Worthington, gwenlt74@gmail.com

+ REHABILITATION VISITING TEAM

Make regular visits and contact with those who require extended care and rehabilitation following hospitalization or medical treatment.

Contact: Ron Wilson, ronaldwilson@yahoo.com

+ PEER VISITATION TEAM

Through monthly visits, offer companionship and friendship to church members who are homebound or semi-homebound. Training and resources provided.

Contact: Cathie Chesney, chesneydkct@northstate.net

+ FOOD SUPPORT

Provide meals to those who have experienced grief, medical illness, or trauma and are not connected to any specific small group or Bible study group.

Contact: Kathy Metzer, khmetzer@gmail.com

+ HOMEBOUND COMMUNION

Deliver the sacrament of Holy Communion to homebound members each month.

Contact: Nancy Reaves, nhreaves@aol.com

+ THE CARPENTER’S CREW

Aid senior adult members of CUMC with practical, consultative, and tangible assistance at their personal places of residence, including reviewing professional estimates, providing assistance on small jobs, and doing basic home repairs.

Contact: Geoff Purser, geoffrey.purser@gmail.com

+ HEALTH AND WELLNESS TEAM

Establish best practices for the congregation and facilities in the areas of health and wholeness, offer health- and care-related education, and oversee procurement of recommended medical equipment.

Contact: Beth Burt, noelbeth@bellsouth.net

+ Card Ministry

Looking for a simple way to serve that can make a big difference? Our Card Ministry sends cards to those who need a reminder of God's love.

Contact: Mary Ann Vinson, m1vinson@triad.rr.com


LifeCare Groups

+ WELLSPOUSE - A CAREGIVER CONVERSATION GROUP

Fourth Tuesday | 11:30am-1:30pm | Location varies

Meets for lunch and discussion of topics of interest to giving care to spouses who have chronic illness such as dementia.

Contact: Alice Kunka, 919-599-0056, alicekunka@gmail.com

+ PARENTING PARENTS WITH DEMENTIA

Second Tuesday | 7pm | Location varies

Is your parent suffering from dementia? Would you like a place to find support, share experiences, and ask questions as you experience the different phases of the disease?

Contact: Karen Foster, karenfostergso@gmail.com, 336-420-0020

+ SAMI (SUBSTANCE ABUSE AND MENTAL ILLNESS) FAMILIES

First Monday | 5:30pm | Location varies

Provides support and a safe space for discussion for family members of those affected by substance abuse and mental illness.

Contacts: Stan Butler, bpinc22@gmail.com; Beth Jaekle, bhjaekle@att.net

+ Grief: A New Caregiver Support Group

Coming in September

Grieving is very difficult and is often a lonely and painful journey. Join us for a group to help one another coping with loss. We will meet for approximately 8 weeks.

Contact John Langerman (langerman.john@gmail.com, 336-207-6078) if interested.