Bereavement Ministry

 

Ministry Leader
Shawn Ferrell
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Leader's Assistant
Patrice O' Conner
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Ministry Administrator
Patrice O'Connor
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Mission Statement
To Tenderly serve members in the difficult time of loss and to help arrange and/or execute funeral or memorial services that honers the memory of the loved one.
Ministry Scripture
Matthew 5:4
"Blessed are those who morn, for they will be comforted."
Responsibilities
Serve members in their time of loss.
Assist and execute funeral of memorial services.
Expectations
A bereavement member must have the following qualities; they must be a member of the church, they must have compassion, they must be an encourager in helping others to see through a difficult situation, they should have an agreeable spirit and be an intercessor which stands in the gap between man and God, and they must be a great listener which allows a person to share their feelings.  (The length of service time is usually one year minimum).
Scheduled Meeting
There are specific training related to bereavement scheduled to begin in January.