The Nurture Team ministers to people in times of illness, crisis and death in the family in many different ways. You can be involved by attending meetings on Mondays or Tuesdays, or by assisting any of these ministries in various ways on your own time, from your own home.
If you would like to be a part of what God is doing in and through the Nurture Team, please contact Tammy Cratz, Nurture Team Leader, by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or calling the Congregational Care Office at 615.324.6177.
Connecting families to Jesus Christ by helping during times of illness, crisis, emergency, and adjustment.
Mission Scripture Verse
“Serve whole-heartedly, as if you were serving the Lord, not men.” Ephesians 6:7
Nurture Team Ministries
Blooming Blessings (Leader: Angie Dillon)
Meets every Monday at 10:00 a.m. in the Usher Room.
Prepares and delivers fresh flower arrangements.
Blessing Baskets (Leader: Leslie Pippin)
Meets the 1st Tuesday of each month at 9:00 a.m. in the Parlor.
Prepares and delivers baskets six-weeks after the death of a loved one reminding them of our prayers.
Card Team (Leader: Gloria Jones)
Meets the 3rd Tuesday of each month at 9:00 a.m. in the Parlor.
Writes cards of praise, encouragement, and sympathy.
Hospital Care Baskets (Leader: Teresa Harland)
Meets the 4th Tuesday of each month at 9:00 a.m. in the Parlor.
Prepares and delivers baskets of yummy goodies and necessary items for families in the hospital.
Food Team (Leader: Pam Ervin)
Prepares and delivers meals. Consists of five food teams each led by a food team coordinator.
Freezer Ministry (Leader: Rhonda Lannom)
Prepares and maintains pre-packaged and previously prepared meal items.
Operation Enduring Blessing (Leader: Denise Hubbard)
Meets every few months on the 2nd Tuesday at 9:00 a.m. in the Parlor.
Prepares and sends out care boxes to encourage military personnel serving our country, primarily overseas.
Prayer Cover (Leader: Marla Guerrero)
Meets Tuesdays at 9:00 a.m. in Baskin Chapel.
These members of the Nurture Team regularly pray and intercede for the weekly roster of prayer requests. The group then follows up, as led by the Holy Spirit, with personal hand-written prayer cards to those on the list.
Prayer Shawls (Leader: Lucy Merrell)
Meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 9:00 a.m. in the Parlor.
Knits and crochets prayer shawls for families in need of comfort as well as during happy occasions.
Special Projects (Leader: Barbara Holbrook)
Coordinates activities with area hospitals, support groups and miscellaneous projects.