Most people really appreciate a few meals at the time of an illness,
birth, or death. In a small church the Pastoral Care Team might do
them, but in a larger church, like ours, we contact the Neighborhoods
Another method would have a few select people do just meals which
is a system we used before we reactivated our Neighborhoods. for
long term needs of daily meals, we use Meals on Wheels or other
Transportation is harder to provide because of the
difficulty finding volunteers on weekdays. We try to get members to
church on Sunday or to medical appointments, We have arranged to get
people to radiation therapy or special medical treatments, which can be
everyday for up to six weeks. In a large church the Pastoral Care Team
coordinates drivers rather doing the driving themselves. We also look
for resources in our community foe transportation such as the Red
Cross, Jewish Social Services, and local community programs. Most
community services are for the indigent or those chronically disabled.
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Last updated on Wednesday, May 4, 2011.
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