HAND UP MINISTRY
“A ministry serving others so they can better serve themselves.”`
To provide services for our church members in their time of need. Based on the Book of Matthew chapter 25 vs. 35-36
“35For I was hungry and you gave me food, I was thirsty and you gave me drink, I was a stranger and you welcomed me, 36 I was naked and you clothed me, I was sick and you visited me, I was in prison and you came to me.”
AREAS OF SERVICE
Meals for Families: Meals for Families supplies meals for families on a temporary basis due to illness or death of a family member.
Home Visitations / Phone Calls: Home visitation and or Phone calls are designed for congregational members who have limited contact with family and friends. Sometimes a phone call is all it takes, a friendly voice just calling to check in and let you know that someone cares and is thinking about you. By having a weekly call or visitation just to check in on them, pray with them or simply just to say hi can be a spiritual lifting.
Errand Assistance / Transportation: Sometimes we take the simplest things for granted like running to the store for milk. But, when you are no longer able to drive or don’t have the transportation, Errand Assistance can be helpful. Whether it’s shopping together and sharing the company or simply making a run for someone in a time of need such as grocery assistance, running an errand, picking up a prescription or taking someone to the doctor, Errand Assistance is a valued and much needed service. Errand Assistance is designed to be on an as need basis.
Light House Cleaning: Clean Sweep is a ministry that will assist you in your time of need after an illness by helping out around the house with light cleaning. Just a little dusting, vacuuming or washing dishes can brighten anyone’s day after an illness and help speed up the recovery time.