Committees & Teams

Lay Pastoral Care Team

Goal of Position

Support members of the congregation as they struggle through life’s transitions by providing a ministry of hope through compassionate listening.

Sample Activities

  • Phone conversations
  • Home visits
  • Hospital visits
  • Community programs; such as Senior Living Decisions Programs, Group sharing/Support sessions for those affected or concerned about changes in 2011 re public employees in Wisconsin

Timeframe

  • Length of Commitment: 2 year minimum commitment at onset
  • Estimated Total Hours:
    • one required 2 hour meeting per month
    • varies member to member by choice and circumstances re “story tellers”.
  • Scheduling:
    • Meetings are the 3rd Thursday of the month 7-9pm
    • “storyteller” contacts vary with the situation: weekly, bi-weekly, monthly

Qualifications

  • Must be a non-judgmental, compassionate listener
  • Able to keep confidences
  • Complete a 12-15 hour training

Reports to

Rev. Lynch and Rev. Hlaban

Benefits

  • Personal and spiritual growth
  • Being part of a really cool, fun team of people!
  • It is by giving that we receive

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