Caring

Would you like to submit a prayer request? Please scroll down to the bottom and fill out your request. A pastor or a member of our prayer team will be in touch! God Bless!

 

CANCARE

CanCare is a non-profit organization in which the volunteers are all cancer survivors of at least one year. After a three-day training, they work with other individuals who have been diagnosed with cancer (and their families), providing one-on-one support.
 

DANCING NEEDLES

Last Friday of the Month, 10:00 am in E118
Dancing Needles is a knitting group that makes shawls for loved ones in the nursing home.
 

DAYS FOR GIRLS

First Tuesday of the Month, 1:00 pm in the Loft
Sustainable hygiene care solutions + social enterprise training = dignity, health and opportunity for Every Girl. Everywhere. Period. Providing hygiene kits to girls adds 2 years to their education that they would otherwise miss. This ministry meets on the first Tuesday of every month at 1:00 pm in the Loft and works to provide health and hygiene kits for girls around the world. Over 1700 kits have already been distributed! For more information, contact our office. www.daysforgirls.org
 

FLOWER MINISTRY

Volunteers divide arrangements from Sunday worship services to be delivered by teams to the homebound, hospitalized, and those in nursing homes. Volunteers are needed for flower arrangement and for flower delivery.
 

GATHERING PLACE

The Gathering Place is a monthly program that offers a safe, loving, spirit-led, caring environment for those who are living with memory loss. The Gathering Place allows caregivers an opportunity to have time to themselves and/or enjoy quality interactions with their loved one by participating in the Gathering Place Activities. Please contact Pam Cline for more information.
If you would like to see the newly published website for The Gathering Place and Common Ground, go to http://lakewoodgathering.org.
 

HOME COMMUNION

Teams of volunteers are sent out on every first Sunday of the month to serve communion to our homebound,
hospitalized, and nursing home members.
 

LAY CHAPLAINCY AT METHODIST WILLOWBROOK

Volunteers are trained to provide care to hospitalized people at Methodist Willowbrook Hospital.
 

NEW NORMAL/GRIEF RECOVERY

New Normal Luncheon: October 17 @ 12:15pm

Lost a loved one and feeling lost yourself? Come share lunch and conversation of hope in Founders Court, as we journey together to find the “new normal” after loss.

PHONE MINISTRY

This ministry equips volunteers to reach out and provide prayer and care to LUMC members in need through weekly phone calls.
 

PRAYER MINISTRY

LUMC’s Prayer Ministry has several facets. There is the Prayers and Squares ministry which makes prayer quilts; a weekly prayer meeting on Wednesdays where every name on the LUMC prayer list is prayed over; a Sunday morning Prayer Room Ministry that signs prayer cards and prays for those desiring prayer; and various prayer vigils throughout the year.
 

PRAYERS & SQUARES QUILTING MINISTRY

First Tuesdays & Wednesdays of each month
Each quilt made is prayed over and given to someone in the church or community who is experiencing a difficult time in their life. Our Prayers and Squares Ministry meets at 9:00 am in the Loft on the first Tuesday and Wednesday of each month. Come for lunch and quilting! Email  for more information.
 

SECOND FAMILY

Second Tuesdays at 1:00pm in E118
The Second Family Care Team at LUMC is recruiting new members to join their team! Second Family offers home-centered support with fellowship and practical help to people facing chronic illness, injury, loneliness, and respite for their care-givers. To learn more about how to join the Second Family Team, or to request Second Family help, contact Rev. Pam Cline.
 

SHEPHERD’S MINISTRY

This ministry provides food to those who have had recent hospitalizations and are in need of help. In addition, Shepherd’s Ministry hosts and provides food for receptions that follow funerals or memorial services at LUMC.
 

STEPHEN MINISTRY

In this time of social distancing, confidential Christian Care help is available through our Stephen Ministers. This ministry provides one-on-one, trained, lay Christian care to those who are experiencing crises or transitions in their lives. Situations that Stephen Ministers address include, but are not limited to, divorce, grief, illness, unemployment, family crises, and change.
Contact Pam Cline for more information.
 

SUGAR FREE: A Diabetic Support Group

Monthly, Every 1st Monday
When you, someone you love, or a family member has been diagnosed with any form of diabetes, it can be overwhelming. Attending a diabetes support group is a proactive way to find support, help, tips and can be part of an integratedapproach to diabetes management. Free to attend and open to all. For more information please contact
Joe Parnell at 713-858-4995 or

 

HOW CAN I SERVE?

VOLUNTEER TO SERVE COMMUNION TO HOSPITALIZED AND HOMEBOUND

PROVIDE MEALS TO THOSE IN NEED

PRAY FOR THOSE IN NEED

VOLUNTEER AT THE GATHERING PLACE

BE TRAINED AS A STEPHEN MINISTER

BE TRAINED AS A LAY CHAPLAIN

ARRANGE OR DELIVER FLOWERS

 

CONTACT:
Misty Celli in the church office for any additional information on our caring ministry
 
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