The passion, mandate and vision of Care Ministry is to demonstrate the loving care of our Savior by ministering to those in need of comfort, care and support. An important aspect of Care Ministry is equipping and encouraging our entire  church body to be involved in providing prayer, love and practical acts of caring for one another.  Our goal is that the  comfort you experience within Colonial will be multiplied through you to others inside and outside the church.

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Prayer 

Aaron & Hur Prayer Group
Let’s back up the preaching of the Word with prayer. The Aaron & Hur Prayer Group meets Sunday mornings at 8:00 am in WC108 to hold up Pastor Davey and all our teachers with prayer as they “hold forth the Word of Life.” Please join us in committing one Sunday morning service per quarter to meet in prayer. For more information email Paul Malcolm at faithfulgod@bellsouth.netIn Exodus 17, when the Israelites faced the Amalekites in battle, as long as Moses held the staff of God up in his hands, the Israelites advanced. When he grew weary and lowered his hands, they faltered. There was final victory when Aaron and Hur stood alongside Moses and held up his hands.

Moms In Prayer
If you are interested in praying for your child and his or her school, please contact Anne Steckmann. Moms meet the 1st and 3rd Monday at 12:30pm in WC108. Moms also meet the 2nd and 4th Mondays at 7:00pm in WC108.  The first meeting of the Fall 2016 school year will be Monday evening, August 29, at 7:00.

Moms In Prayer for Young Adults
Moms in Prayer for Young Adults is a group that provides prayer support for young adults (18-24) and their moms as they navigate these transitional years.  Beginning August 23, the group will meet each Wednesday from 9 – 10 a.m. in Room WC108, next to the choir room. Contact Sharon Daum for information.

Prayer and Praise Bulletin via Email
A daily email publication of prayer requests, praises, births and sympathies submitted to the Care Ministry office or at prayer@colonial.org. Copies of the weekly prayer summary are available on Sunday mornings in the main lobby kiosks. To subscribe to the daily Call-to-Prayer list emailprayer@colonial.org.

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Counseling/Marriage Mentoring

Biblical Counseling
Biblical counseling is provided at Colonial through the Pastoral Care staff and individuals who are certified through the Association of Certified Biblical Counselors (ACBC).  Biblical counselors provide individual, martial and family counseling.   Please contact the Care Ministry office at 919-233-9100 or email Melissa at mdement@colonial.org if you are interested in an appointment for Biblical Counseling.

Financial Counseling
General personal financial counseling services are offered by a Certified Personal Finance Counselor in the following areas: money management, planning, budgeting, goal setting, education on managing money, debt management and credit management. For more information contact the Care Ministry office at 919-233-9100 or email Melissa at mdement@colonial.org.

Marriage Mentoring
Marriage Mentoring is designed for couples who are preparing for marriage, couples who are married and want to maximize their marriage or couples who are going through a difficult season and desire to strengthen, restore and repair their marriage. Please contact the Care Ministry office at 919-233-9100 or email Melissa at mdement@colonial.org if you and your spouse are interested in connecting with a Marriage Mentor Couple.

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Care Groups

Shelter in the midst of life’s storms is certainly a statement that describes Care groups at Colonial. We want you to have a place where you can be ministered to through God’s Word and through “life-on-life” interaction with others in the midst of your life storms.

GriefShare
GriefShare meets each Wednesday evenings from 6:30-8 p.m in FC204.  GriefShare will help guide you through the grief process after the loss of a loved one. For more information contact Sandra Ferrell  sferrell@colonial.org

DivorceCare
DivorceCare meets each Wednesday evenings from 6:30-8 p.m in FC207.  DivorceCare will help you learn to deal with the pain of the past and look forward to rebuilding your new life. For more information contact Sandra Ferrell  sferrell@colonial.org

DivorceCare4Kids
DC4Kids meets each Wednesday evenings from 6:30-8 p.m in FC210.  DC4kids will help children in 2nd-7th grade recover from the hurt of divorce or separation. For more information contact Sandra Ferrell  sferrell@colonial.org

Caregivers Support Group
Caregivers Support Group is for those providing care to a loved one. This group is focused on sharing experiences, challenges and resources in a confidential and supportive environment. The Caregiver Support Group meets the third Sunday of each month at 4:00 pm-5:30 pm in FC202A. For more information contact the Care Ministry office at 919-233-9100 or email the facilitator, Nancy Boyd, at nancyboyd66@gmail.com

Linking Arms
Linking Arms is designed to connect women (moms, sisters, wives and daughters) of military personnel for encouragement and prayer support while their loved one is actively serving in our nation’s Armed Forces. Call Care Ministry at 919-233-9100 for more information or email the facilitator at wearelinkingarms@gmail.com

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Care Giving

Sharing the love of Christ through support groups, benevolence, homebound visitation, funeral and memorial services, nursing home church services and more.

Zoë’s Tea House
Zoë’s Tea House is a haven of Gods love, comfort and encouragement. Ladies, you are invited to a cozy tea where the encouragement and joy of fellowship will be celebrated over “a cup of tea.”  Please feel free to invite a friend. Meeting time/location:  2:00 – 4:00 pm, 131 Lochwood West Drive, Cary, NC.  Please RSVP to Zoë Jarman at tearoomzoe@aol.com or call 919-852-1480. No childcare available. Email or call for dates.

Freezer Ministry
The Colonial freezer ministry, Meals On Ice, provides meals to families who are in need in our fellowship. If you would like to be a part of this ministry, please contact Nancy Alford atNLAlfordnc@gmail.com.

Moving In/Moving On
This team of Colonial’s volunteers was established through Care Ministry to assist the body of Christ who are in need of moving assistance. Our primary focus is displaying the love of the Lord by providing able bodies to help widows, the elderly, divorced, and special needs cases with local moves in or out of Colonial Baptist Church. As people enter or leave our body of believers, we want their experience to be supported with joy and expectation for what the Lord has for them in challenging situations. For more information please email Eric Fagerstrom at esource3@msn.com

Homebound Visitation
If you would like to be a part of the Homebound Visitation Team or know of someone who would like a visit, please contact the Care Ministry office at 919-233-9100 or email Melissa atmdement@colonial.org

Nursing Home Church Services
Weekly or monthly services are held at local nursing homes. Contact Roger Holton atholtonra@gmail.com for information on the Carolina House and contact Cheryl Polen atcpolen@pobox.com for information on Cary Health and Rehab.

Benevolence
Colonial members, regular attendees and people in our local community may apply for emergency short-term financial assistance from the Benevolence Fund. We give priority to requests from members and regular attendees, but will consider requests from the local community. For more information please contact the Care Ministry office 919-233-9100.

Funeral and Memorial Services
Please call 919-390-1105 or email CareStaff@colonial.org to notify Care Ministry of a death in your family or if you want to coordinate a funeral or memorial service for your loved one at Colonial.

Colonial Community Bulletin Board
Colonial members and attendees may post and find things that are for sale, for rent, or free.  To view available items click here.  To post an item and review the posting guidelines click here.

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 For a complete listing of our services, please visit our WEBSITE.

Staff

Pastor, Care Ministry Stephen Pritchett
Ministry Assistant Matt Zinn
Administrative Assistant Melissa Dement
Administrative Assistant Sandra Ferrell

 

More information at
care.colonial.org

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