PURPOSE: To serve the church by assessing the care needs of the congregation, providing coordination of the caring ministries of the church and providing leadership for volunteers involved in the ministry.
The Member Care Coordinator (Donna Simmons) facilitates various support groups for people who have common needs:
Grief groups like Life After Loss; Coping with singleness groups like Food, Fun & Fellowship; Members helping members similar to the Stephens Ministry program.
The Member Care Coordinator develops a strategy for effective personal communication with the congregation:
Sending out sympathy cards, get well cards, thinking of you card to member going through life changing events; Sending out condolence letters to members who have lost a loved one to death to let them know we are here for them; making home visits to members who are recovering from surgeries or procedures.
The Member Care Coordinator provides leadership for volunteers involved in these various ministries.