Care-giving is one of the most important jobs God calls us to do—to love others in His name. Our congregation’s Stephen Ministry is one way we accomplish God’s caring work.
Perhaps God has blessed you richly and you’re at a place where you can give something back by serving and blessing others. Roll up your sleeves and explore your role in Stephen Ministry by becoming either a Stephen Leader or a Stephen Minister.
For information, please contact Rev. Amy Camp
The Deacons of MPC seek to serve members and friends by embodying Jesus’ all-encompassing hospitality. They make the love of Christ visible through visitation, phone calls, cards, communion, food, and fellowship.
The Deacon Ministry care teams are:
- The BeLoved Team supports members with pastoral care through visitation, calls, cards and home communion. This team has a card ministry, a soup ministry and a visitation ministry as part of the overall care for the congregation.
- The Health Navigator Team offers community information and resource referrals to help members “navigate” medical issues and life transitions due to health or housing needs.
- The Reception Team seeks to express Jesus’ loving hospitality and care to family and friends during life’s remembrances and celebrations.
- The First Friends Team connects new members of MPC to the life and activities of this church through one-on-one and group fellowship opportunities.
If you would like to learn more the services made available by the Deacon Ministry or you are interested in serving as a deacon, please email de*****@me***********.org.
The MPC Prayer Partners gather weekly to pray over all of the concerns that have been offered on behalf of the church.
MPC hosts various support groups
Weekly Al-Anon meetings on Tuesdays at 10:00 a.m. and Saturdays at 9:30 a.m. If someone you love has a problem with alcohol or drugs, you will find help here!
Every third Thursday at 1:30 p.m. caregivers can find confidential support, solidarity, and hope in a lay-led time for sharing stories, laughs, and tears. You are not alone.
Mental Health Support
MPC strives to care for and support the whole person. The church is committed to offering resources by bringing in mental health professionals to educate the congregation and by facilitating support groups.
MPC strives to equip parents on matters of faith, mental health, communication, and social media. Parents gather to hear from speakers, share stories, learn from one another, and find support as they care for their children and teenagers.