Grace-St. Paul's UMC
Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Nurture Ministries

The Nurture Ministries of GSP are pleased to welcome
Ann Heagney as our new Welcoming Coordinator and to thank Jeanette Erskine for her many years of dedicated service!
  The Nurture Ministry seeks to bring the love of Christ to a hurting and broken world by serving the physical, spiritual and relational needs of all those entrusted to our care in our congregation and community.

Welcoming Ministry  -   Helping Hands Ministry    -   Heart 2 Heart Ministry  -    
Prayer Ministry - Caring Cards Ministry - Small Groups

Small Groups  -  chair,  Christine Eckert (570) 807-0552 - call for information on our current and  developing small groups.  
The WELCOMING MINISTRY includes greeters, ushers, parkers, hospitality workers.  
(for more info or to volunteer contact Donna deVillers at or see Ann Heagney)

The HELPING HANDS MINISTRY provides a care team to help with rides, chores, yard work, etc...(for more info or to volunteer or request help contact Pete Morey at )

The HEART 2 HEART MINISTRY  provides pastoral care needs for those ill, hospitalized, home bound, discouraged, and those wishing to receive the Eucharist at home/hospital or need a special visit. (for more info or to volunteer or request a visit contact Donna deVillers at or see Marion Hamilton)
The CARING CARDS MINISTRY sends cards to those who are ill or in need of cheering up.   Stamps and cards are provided.   The ministry is led by Pam Bacsick.  If you would like to participate or request cards to be sent, please contact Pam at or

The PRAYER MINISTRY maintains prayer chain and maintains and distributes prayer request lists. (to submit a prayer request please contact the prayer coordinators or to have your name added to the prayer chain to be notified of prayer needs, please contact Donna deVillers at or  and indicate whether you would like to be notified of prayer needs by text message, email or phone call and provide appropriate contact information).  Please note prayer requests are also listed and may be submitted on our CLOSED Facebook Group "GSP online prayer room".  

Please consider the confidentiality concerns of those needing prayer when providing details to our prayer chain.  If in doubt, a generic need for prayer support can be offered.  God knows the details.

Routine requests will be continued on list for about 30 days.   Please send updates when possible.  All requests received after Noon on Friday, will be added to the printed prayer insert for the following week.