Pastoral Care

Our mission is to create a community in which the joys and sorrows of life are honored and consecrated, so that no one walks alone at Christ Church. Use this link to learn more.

Telecare

Parishioners contact those experiencing joys and sorrows and pass along the love and support of Christ Church.

Stephen Ministry

Trained parishioners provide weekly one-on-one spiritual companionship for those experiencing a crisis, loss, or life transition.

Prayer Shawls

Parishioners knit and crochet shawls which represent the love of God and the Church, and they are blessed by the clergy and delivered to those in need of comfort.

Pastors Aide

Parishioners deliver casseroles as needed and deliver a book to all new babies.

Hospital Visitors

Parishioners are visited in healthcare facilities by fellow parishioners who bring compassion and concern.

Grief Support

A series of classes to help parishioners following a loss as a reminder we are never alone in grief.

Funeral Guild

ECW provides light food for receptions in the Commons or Courtyard following funeral services held at Christ Church.

Friendly Visitors

Trained parishioners visit at least once per month and develop one-on-one relationships with those who are homebound or who express a desire for a new friendship.

Flower Guild

Each Sunday, flowers are delivered to parishioners in need or in honor of special occasions.

Eucharistic Visitors

Parishioners take communion to the homebound or hospitalized “because we who are many are one body in Christ, we share one bread, one cup.”

Daughters of the King

An order for women who pray daily for people whose names come from the clergy, pew cards, e-mails and word of mouth.

Caregiver Support

Caregivers gather for conversation, support, community, information and prayer to share the joys and burdens of caregiving and to receive strength and hope.

Age of Sage

Parishioners seek to connect with our many parishioners aged 65 and up to insure that each person knows he or she is a vital member of our parish family.

Volunteer Through Pastoral Care

At Christ Church, each of us is a member of a caring community. The Pastoral Care ministries, with more than 200 volunteers, reach out with God’s love to fellow parishioners experiencing trials, troubles and even just ordinary life to promote and facilitate a community in which the joys and sorrows of life are honored and consecrated.

Use this link to view a list of our Pastoral Care Ministries. If you’d like to learn more about getting involved, contact Sarah Hardesty.