Ways We Care
Carry each other’s burdens, and in this way you will fulfill the law of Christ.Galatians 6:2At Custer Road UMC, we care for one another. When challenging or difficult circumstances arise, we are a family. We support and love each other through all sorts of circumstances.
Trained Care Ministry volunteers seek to be the hands and feet of Christ, nurturing and caring for others through life’s challenges.
Care Ministers provide a compassionate, confidential presence in all circumstances as well as in the following services:
- Bereavement notes and Journeying Through Grief booklets sent after the loss of a family member
- Birthday celebrations for members 90+ years old.
- Care Calls for All, an outreach that contacts all adult members of the congregation on their birthday to extend the church’s good wishes
- Feed His Flock – meals for church families in need
- Notes, phone calls and visits to congregation members needing support during hospitalization, birth, death or illness
- Homebound Ministry – Offering Communion to homebound individuals. Contact Brenda McKnight (below) to receive communion or get involved
- Journey of Hope, Grief Support Center, Inc. – A caring place for grieving children, teens, young adults and their families. CRUMC provide meals to families on meeting nights.
- Bereavement Services – Assists ministers at church with memorial services and receptions
- Flu Shots offered in the Fall at church
If you are interested in volunteering in the Care Ministry, click here.
If you need care, please ask. We all need some help sometimes.