SJC Cares Ministry
Below are some specific ministries that come under the heading of SJC Cares. If you feel called to any of these please contact Bonnie Meyer at (910) 399-7210. The blessings that you will receive in this ministry will far surpass the time you will spend.
To activate any of the ministries for yourself or a loved one: call the church office 910-762-5273 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Prayer and visits related to planned or unplanned hospital stays and surgeries. Advance notice for scheduled surgeries is appreciated.
Volunteers take communion to those who, by reason of illness or infirmity, are unable to attend worship services.
This list is prayed over several times throughout the week. New names are read aloud at 7:45 and 11:00 Sunday worship services.
A group that prays for the needs and concerns of members and friends in the SJC community. Once a prayer request is received, it is quickly communicated through the prayer chain.
Intercessory Prayer and Prayer Group
Intercessory prayer is available in the side chapel following communion at most worship services. Each Tuesday morning at 10:15 the SJC prayer group gathers to pray for the needs of those on the prayer list and others as requested.
Cards and Calls
Cards and phone calls are provided to those in care facilities, home bound or with other needs.
Gathers the third Monday of the month at 10:30 am (locations vary). All shawls are blessed at the altar and are then available to those in need from aging members to new moms.
Each bag contains a variety of individual frozen meals for each night of the week.
Altar flowers are available to brighten the home or room of those in need.
Wednesdays at 10:00 am a special healing communion service is held in the sanctuary. All are welcome.
Visits from clergy or care team members can be arranged on a regular or as needed basis.
ROMEO’s - Men's group, meets Tuesdays at noon for lunch
ROMEO’s (Retired Old Men Eating Out) may or may not describe us. We enjoy each others' company and finding different venues in which to satisfy our appetite. The location of our noontime gathering is announced in the Sunday Bulletin and we welcome other St John’s men to join us; no dues, no commitment, just fellowship.
Prayer Breakfast - Thursdays at 7:00 am
A weekly gathering for prayer and a warm breakfasts. Meeting at Chris's Restaurant from 7:00 am - 8:00 am.
Women of St. John’s - Second Thursday at noon
The Women of St. John’s (W.S.J.) ministry strives to support our church family, our community and beyond, through prayer, service and financial aid. Meetings begin with a time of prayer, then fellowship, program and general W.S.J. business. All Women of St. John’s are invited to attend meetings on the second Thursday of each month at 12:00 noon. Bring a sandwich; desserts and beverages are provided. We are looking forward to an exciting spirit-filled year with inspirational guest speakers and programs. All women are welcome.
Ladies Lunch Bunch - Third Wednesday at noon
A lunch gathering at local restaurants. Meets every third Wednesday of the month at 12:00 noon.