parkdale united church

429 Parkdale Avenue, OTTAWA, Ontario K1Y 1H3

PASTORAL CARE TEAM COMMITTEE

 

Purpose:

To oversee the ministry of care-giving

 

Membership:

Chair

Ministry Staff

Members and adherents of the Congregation who have received appropriate training.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

1. Providing occasional and chronic visitation as required. The Pastoral Care Visitation Team provides an audio record of church services for shut-ins upon request.

2. Providing short-term, focused pastoral care as required.

3. Maintaining contact with all members/adherents for communication and pastoral care.

4. Arranging transportation for Special Communion services and for Sunday services upon request.

 

Additional activities of the Pastoral Care Team:

1. Organizing Special Communion services, including transportation and fellowship and refreshments following services.

2. Ordering and arranging for the delivery of Easter lilies.

3. Undertaking continuing education either by attending events organized by Pastoral Care Ottawa, by having relevant speakers at Pastoral Care Committee meetings, or through book studies.

4. Arranging and/or providing meals through the Caring Kitchens program.