"Caring for one another in illness or other special circumstance.
Important Note: If you are in need of pastoral care or would like to place a prayer request, please fill out our Prayer & Pastoral Care Request form. This e-form is delivered directly to the inbox of St. Timothy's clergy and Pastoral Care Liaison. If you need to speak with someone specifically, call the church at 423-886-2281, and we'll put you in touch!
St. Timothy's Cares:
The Pastoral Care Ministries at St. Timothy's are teams of volunteers that make sure members of our church are cared for in times of illness, family crisis, births, and deaths. Over 100 volunteers work to serve the needs of our parishioners. Others are encouraged to participate in these ministries so that we can expand our availability to meet these challenges.For more information on St. Timothy’s Cares please contact: Mr. Gordon Davis, Licensed Lay Pastoral Minister at firstname.lastname@example.org
Members help coordinate family needs, water, kleenex, and simple receptions for funerals. Contact Taylor Dinsmore at email@example.com
Bus Driver Ministry
People who are part of a rotation picking up Alexian resident before church and returning them home following the services. Bus runs at 7:30 a.m. and 10:00 a.m. Contact Dan Durant at firstname.lastname@example.org
Writes and sends cards to people on the parish prayer list and in care facilities. Contact Barbara Warner at email@example.com
Circle of Support
Our Caregiver Support Group offers a quiet place on Tuesday afternoons from 3:00-4:00 PM for caregivers to come together and develop a mutual support system. Established in 2016 to help meet the emotional and spiritual needs of those who are providing care for a loved one. contact The Rev. Taylor Dinsmore at firstname.lastname@example.org
Community of Hope
A pastoral care program providing training for a wide variety of personal and pastoral care needs. Contact Gordon Davis, Licensed Pastoral Minister at email@example.com (start date to be announced)
The ministry of the Lay Eucharistic Visitor is to provide the sacrament to those who are hospitalized, homebound, and in nursing homes. Eucharistic Visitors (EVs) are sent forth from the altar each Sunday as an extension of the Sunday morning services. Those who are home bound or hospitalized become a part of weekly worship. Contact Marty Roberts at firstname.lastname@example.org
Daughters of the King
“Order of the Daughters of the King” is an Anglican lay religious order of prayer, service and evangelism for women founded in New York in the 19th century which continues today. St. Timothy’s is proud to have the newly formed Mary Magdalen Chapter. Contact Cathy Robbins at email@example.com
Sign up to provide flowers for the altar in either the chapel or the nave. Contact Olivia Sisson at firstname.lastname@example.org or Margaret Smith at email@example.com Flower Delivery Ministry Each week the altar flowers are transformed into beautiful smaller bouquets and delivered to hospitals, care facilities, or private homes. Flower Arranging after the services A group of gifted parishioners breakdown and arrange the beautiful flowers from the altar so they may bring joy and let parishioners know they are thought of and prayed for by St. Timothy’s Church.
Once re-arranged the dedicated flower deliverers take flowers to parishioners. As a measure of love, a bouquet is delivered whether the situation is difficult or joyful. Contact Margaret Smith at firstname.lastname@example.org
Remember Mary’s sister Martha who cooked when Jesus came to visit? St. Timothy’s Meal Ministry consists of many Marthas – willing servants who prepare and deliver meals to parishioners following hospitalization, illness, injury and other times of need or crisis or after the birth of a baby. Contact Suzanne Hallman at email@example.com
New Baby Ministry
Dedicated parishioners who provide support and encourage families that are expecting children. If you are expecting a child, please contact Samantha Ward at firstname.lastname@example.org or would like to have your child baptized, please contact Jessie Pogue, St. Timothy’s licensed catechist at jlpogue79@ gmail.com
Keep track of prayer list names and send to communications director. Contact at Cathy Robbins at email@example.com
St. Timothy’s Knitting Guild
The Prayer Shawl Ministry is made up of a group of parishioners who create shawls for those who are grieving, facing life-threatening illness, other difficult times or in celebration as in the birth of a child. The parishioner prays while making a shawl. It is given to another who needs to be reminded of God’s blessings. Shawls symbolize how we are wrapped in the arms of Christ. St. Timothy’s Shepherds or clergy will deliver the shawl to a parishioner who is suffering and experiencing challenges. Contact Evie Durant at edurant@ sttimsignal.com
People who have been through grief and loss who can step in to befriend/ mentor someone going through a recent difficult transition. Could be loss of a spouse, a difficult diagnosis or even the birth/adoption of a child. Contact Taylor Dinsmore at firstname.lastname@example.org Visitation Ministry People who visit the elderly or parishioners who are homebound or in care facilities. Contact Taylor Dinsmore at email@example.com