• What Is A Care Ministry?
The Care Ministry is a way to show compassion to first time attenders or those who may be in need of care.
• How Did It Start?
The Care Ministry began in 2000 when Pastor Kohl read the story of the Apostles in Acts 6:1-7, and 1 Corinthians 12:25: “...the members should have the same care one for another.”
He realized that our church was lacking in the area of caring for others. Up until that point he had been wearing himself out, trying to care for everyone in the church. He realized that if the church members were caring for each other, he would have more time to spend on prayer and study of the Word. The Care Ministry was born.
• How Does It Work?
There are four “teams” of care members, one for each Sunday of the month. On the team member’s assigned Sunday, he or she will come to church with the goal of searching out a person attending for the first time or a person in need of care. That Care member will then befriend that person and try to show Christ’s love to him or her.
Each team has a Leader, who will also try to befriend the first-time attender.
• Who Can Be Involved In This Ministry?
Anyone who wants to go beyond friendliness to caring can be involved. We need men, women, senior citizens, teenagers, singles, single parents, couples, families, people from all walks of life. See Pastor Kohl or Jim Olson if you are interested.
The Bible says, “And of some have compassion, making a difference:” (Jude 1:22). It is our prayer that through our care, we will make a difference in someone’s life.
Last updated February 18, 2007