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Saturday, 11 October 2008
 

Congregational Care

ImageNew GriefShare Sesisony | Sundays, August 17 - November 9 {13 weeks}
5 - 7PM Weekly
| COST: $17/workbook

Who is GriefShare for?
It may be hard for you to feel optimistic about the future right now. If you've lost a spouse, child, family member or friend, you've probably found there are not many people who understand the deep hurt you feel. This can be a confusing time when you feel isolated and have many questions about things never faced before. Your GriefShare group will meet weekly on Sunday nights to help you face these challenges and move toward rebuilding your life.

Video Seminar with Experts: Each week your group will watch a video seminar featuring top experts on grief and recovery subjects. 
Support Group Discussion with Focus: Your group will spend time discussing the video and what's going on in your lives. 
Workbook-Based Personal Study and Reflection: During the week you will have the opportunity to use your workbook for further personal study of the grieving process and to help sort out your emotions through journaling. Your group will spend time discussing questions and comments from the workbook study.

Contact Pastor Brenda Westmoreland to register: 770-448-4142 ext. 101 | This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it

 

Congregational Care Ministry
Thru our Congregational Care Ministry we host quarterly blood drives, sponsor Lifeline health screenings, give prayer quilts to members who are facing serious illness and  facilitate short-term transportation to doctor's appointments.

We also offer GriefShare classes, try to support families when they experience a death and send cards to comfort in times of sadness and illness. We visit the homebound and our Care Call Ministry contacts members who have missed several Sundays in a row to let them know they are missed.

We at NFUMC believe in "whole body" health - spiritual, mental and physical. For more information on ministries for lay involvement, contact Rev. Brenda Westmoreland at 770-448-4142, ext. 101.

Stephen Ministry 
A ministry of trained Lay people who offer caring, supportive help in times of need, grief or other crisis. Those who become Stephen Ministers receive 50 hours of training and are commissioned by the congregation.

Click link for Stephen Ministry Care Receiver Testimony:

http://vimeo.com/61126356


Prayer Chain

A ministry of prayer for those persons who are facing difficult times or who need the support of God in prayer. Requests are received and passed on via email to those who are dedicated to praying for those in need of prayer.  Submit a prayer request by emailing This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Audio Ministry
CDs of the Sunday worship services are available at no cost to shut-in and hospitalized members. Requests may be made by calling the church office at 770-448-4142.
Others may order recordings at a nominal charge. Order forms are available at the Welcome Desk in the Welcome Center.

Health and Wellness Awareness
A variety of health programs are offered to help avoid health problems through healthy living and preventative screening. Some of our parishioners have chosen to receive training as lay health providers to assist in carrying out these programs. For more information, contact Rev. Brenda Westmoreland, 770-448-4142, X101.

 
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