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BCC Called to Care

Brookside Congregational Church’s Called To Care Program

Called to CareThe Called to Care ministry tends to our church family during both challenging and joyous times.

We do this through sending cards, making phone calls, knitting prayer shawls, visiting the sick and shut in, providing rides, mailing care packages to our college students, and cooking and delivering meals.  We are a group of more than 40 volunteers who are dedicated to caring for our church community.

BROOKSIDE UCC VISITATION MINISTRY

WHAT IS THE VISITATION MINISTRY?
The Visitation Ministry at Brookside UCC is a Called To Care Ministry, consisting of Visitation Teams made up of two Visitors each. The Visitation Ministry helps our church family to express the Christian love and concern we genuinely feel for one another by maintaining an atmosphere of warmth and concern within our church family.

WHAT WILL THE VISITATION TEAMS DO?
The Visitation Teams express hospitality to those who are not able to get out to attend worship or other church events.
They call on our shut-in and homebound members as well as those who may be temporarily homebound due to illness.
They help carry burdens and share in our many joys and blessings.

OUR VISITATION MINISTRY IS IN NEED OF VISITORS
Time: According to volunteer’s schedule
Avg. Time Commitment: 1 hr per visit / or 1 hr per month
Membership Open To: All parishioners
Training / Orientation: Yes

FIRST TRAINING SESSION TENTATIVELY SCHEDULED FOR SEPTEMBER 25TH, AFTER CHURCH.
If you feel God may be calling you to share your gifts and graces through our Visitation Ministry (even if you can’t make the first training session), please let us know by calling the church office at 669-2807 by September 12th.

WHAT IS MY ROLE AS A MEMBER OF BROOKSIDE UCC?
Our Visitation Ministry needs you!
Let us know how we can best care for you and others through our Visitation Ministry.
Let the Visitation Ministry know when you—or someone you know—has needs, concerns or joys you want to share.
And please pray for this ministry—that God’s Love will shine through us all.

If you are interested in serving on this ministry or if you are part of the Brookside community and have needs or concerns, please contact Rev. Eric, Senior Pastor at 669-2807 x101 or contact Sarah Duffley through the church office.