The Care Team Ministry provides support and encouragement to members and friends of the congregation by tending to their emotional, spiritual, and material needs, coordinates continuity of care and cultivates a feeling of community among members and friends of the congregation.
The UUCRT Care Team is Donna Deming, Marcia Westra and Jan Kinney, and they can be reached at CareTeam.firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Care Team Sunday service coverage is:
January 31 – Jan
Feb. 7 – Donna
Feb. 14 – Donna
Feb.21 – Marcia
Feb. 28 – Jan
Currently the Care Team is hosting
Small Group Ministry by phone and online.
Care Team members will:
- Respond to requests for assistance when approached in person at church functions, by phone or email. Care Team members are listed in the directory and the newsletter
- Be attentive and respond, when appropriate, to Joys and Concerns expressed during worship and at other times, (Send cards, make phone calls, visit people, etc.)
- Be visible and foster caring relationships with congregants and ministries. We help cultivate a supportive, caring community.
- Communicate with congregants through the newsletter, announcements and other ways regarding activities and topics related to the Care Team mission.
- Refer needs to the minister and outside resources when appropriate.
- Work in collaboration with the Sunday Service Ministry to be accessible and available during and after Sunday Service.
- Report trends and concerns, without personally identifiable information, in quarterly reports to the board.