member services

Aldersgate believes that caring begins with our own members and extends to the community around us. We have a number of programs to help our members, their families, friends and neighbors with a variety of concerns:

  • Seeking financial peace
  • Support during divorce
  • Dealing with grief

Check out the programs at Aldersgate to help you through these times of difficult transitions in life.


For more information, contact the Congregational Care Pastor.

ministries

CARD MAKING MINISTRY

Making greeting cards for use by the staff and congregation. The cards are kept in the HUB and are available whenever needed. The Card Making ministry team meets once a month. Check out the calendar for more details.


CASSEROLE MINISTRY

Prepares meals for members who are in the crisis situation of illness, moving, or a new baby in the family. If you would like to be involved in this ministry, please contact the Director of Congregational Care.


DRIVING MINISTRY

Provides transportation to doctors offices and grocery stores when needed. If you would like to be involved in this ministry, please contact the Director of Congregational Care.


HOME COMMUNION MINISTRY

Communion is taken to those who cannot attend worship by trained Eucharistic Ministers whenever Holy Communion is offered at the worship services. If you would like to be involved in this ministry, please contact the Director of Congregational Care.

committees and teams

CARE TEAMS

Responsible for the current ministries of the Congregational Care Team; part of the “Grow – in Faith and Love” mission and accountable to the Lead Team. Examples of Care Team responsibilities are: ministering through cards, telephone calls, delivering casseroles, serving the Eucharist to those who cannot attend service and visiting members.


MEMORIAL RECEPTIONS COMMITTEE

Coordinates receptions after funerals and memorial services for the families of those whose loved ones have died.


PRAYER MINISTRIES TEAM

Coordinates the prayer chain, prayer events, such as vigils and concerts of prayer, and opportunities to learn about prayer. Individuals from this team are also available to anyone who desires prayer following each worship service.

ADDITIONAL PROGRAMS AND SERVICES

FAMILY RECORDS

Individuals and couples can benefit from assembling their records in one place. The Congregational Care Team has created a document that can help you organize and record current information. If, or when, you need assistance with your financial affairs, the person(s) you identify will have accurate information. This information will also be a help to your survivor(s) in the event of your death. Download the Family Records (PDF) form. It is important to keep this information up to date!


FRIENDLY VISITORS

Individuals who visit regularly with those who are lonely and need a friend.


PRAYING FOR YOU CARDS

These cards are placed in the pews in the sanctuary and are available to anyone to write a message to someone for whom they are praying. These cards are collected weekly and sent to the person who is being prayed for.