Congregational Care

Congregational Care Ministry involves the work of our Pastors and Members to provide care and support.

If you want a personal call or visit from a pastor, support from one of our ministries, or to give of your time in one of our ministries please e-mail Pastor Ann Marie, annmarie@northwoods.org.
 

Due to COVID-19 some changes have been made to our regular schedule. Please sign up for our e-flash newsletter on the main page under Connect Here to see what is happening online at Northwoods!

 
Ongoing Support Groups:
 
RheumaTalk
This group meets on the second Tuesday of the month from 1:00-2:30 p.m. and is open to all who face the challenges of rheumatoid arthritis. 
 

SAA 

Tuesdays at 7 p.m.

AA – Alcoholics Anonymous

Thursdays at Noon

 

Ongoing Ministries:

 

Hospital Visitation

If you or your family are hospitalized please contact the church.  Our pastors will provide support.
 

Prayer Chain

Prayer requests can be sent to micah6dash8@comcast.net.  Our prayer chain of over 170 people lift up these requests in prayer.
 

Home Communion

Four times a year, elders go out in pairs to take communion to our members who are not able to attend worship. This is suspended now due to COVID but will return as soon as it is safe.
 

Prayer Partners

Members who are going through an ongoing illness or difficult time are assigned a prayer partner who calls regularly and commits to pray for them. 
 

Northwoods Care Meals

In times of illness or crisis, meals are brought to people’s homes.
 

Home Touch

A weekly note, Bible reading and puzzle are sent to members who are homebound.
 

Shepherds

Shepherds are paired with new members to help them build connection with their new church family. 
 

Medical Equipment Loan Program

This program matches individuals with gently used medical equipment.
 

Transportation Team

A team of Northwoods volunteers provide rides for church members to church events and medical appointments.
 

Northwoods Callers

Phone every member of the church twice a year to let them know we are thinking about them and ask if there are any new needs where the church can offer assistance and prayer.

 

Partner Ministry:

CanCare   This ministry provides support and hope by matching cancer survivors with those who are receiving treatment.  Survivors in our congregation serve as CanCare volunteers.  If you are interested in working with CanCare, check with our Northwoods Congregation Care Team or go to the following link: https://cancare.org/