Deacons




Care packages being prepared for our college students


Prayer Shawls ready for members and friends in need
The 12 Deacons are responsible for the following:

Congregational Care
  • Shepherding:  Each Deacon connects with assigned families
  • Bereavement services: Serve luncheons or receptions
  • Meals:  Arrange for meals to be delivered to Church families who have had a death in their family, or a member is recovering from illness
  • Shut-ins: Visit parishioners in nursing homes or homebound regularly and arrange Communion for them
  • Hospital visits: Make weekly visit to Presbyterians who are in the local hospital
  • Card ministry: Send holiday and birthday cards to shut-ins, homebound and college students
  • Helping Hands Benevolence Fund: Administer the fund to help parishioners in need
  • Sanctuary flowers: Purchase and arrange flowers in the sanctuary at Easter and Christmas
  • Prayer Shawl Ministry: Hand-made shawls are delivered to members and friends who have experienced a loss or are dealing with an illness
   
Our Deacons:
Barbara Steele - Moderator
Anne Cooley
Jane Denay
Kay Ismond
Noah Jansen
Rick McPherson
Kendy Vamos
Penny VanDam
Janet Webb
Mary Jo Welch
Bev Williams
Larry Williams