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Midland Evangelical

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Care Ministry

 

Care

The Care ministry not only serves as the 'hands,' 'eyes,' and 'ears' of Jesus to the church body and community, but also equips gifted people to serve - to lead and care for one another.

Benevolence Application

Parents in Crisis

Parents in Crisis support group is for parents [married or single] who have a teen or young adult in a crisis situation. The crisis might be brought on by rebellion, drugs, depression, cutting and/or a multitude of other issues. Parents in crisis need support. Come, listen, talk, seek hope and grace in our Lord Jesus Christ together. Meeting first Wednesday of each month. Questions? Call Jane Kaiser at 989.631.4411 x1010. Friends who need support are welcome too!

Meets on the first Wednesday of the month, 6:30-8:00 pm, church office (enter through doors by flagpole).

 

In the Hospital?

If you go to the hospital we want to be able to minister with you but we need to know you are there. Please be aware that hospitals are not allowed to communicate with the church that you are there because of privacy laws unless you ask them to tell us. We want to visit people in the hospital to encourage and pray but we need to know. Here are a few suggestions:

  • Call the church office at 989.631.4411.
  • Call your Life Group leader, they will know how to contact the pastoral staff.
  • In an emergency ask for a hospital chaplain to notify the church.
  • With a routine check-in please tell them you are from Midland Evangelical Free Church.

Prayer

Midland Free offers multiple opportunities for you to lift up the body of Christ in prayer:

Submit Prayer Request

Monthly day of prayer and fasting

First Tuesday of each month. June 6 pray and fast sheet or pick up pray and fast sheet in the Ministry Connections boards.

Men’s Prayer

Thursdays, 7:00-7:30 am at Midland Free in the south atrium. Contact Jeff Koehlinger, 989.837.4068 or jkoehlinger@sbcglobal.net.

Malay Prayer

12:10 -12:50 pm on the first and third Tuesdays of the month in the South Atrium at Midland Free.

Tatar Prayer

First Monday of each month from 6:30-7:00 pm in the South Atrium at Midland Free.

Prayer for Japan

Fridays from 12:10-12:50 pm in the South Atrium at Midland Free.

Benevolence

At times we need help in a physical form. We help members and regular attendees with needs. This help may involve finances, financial counseling, home and car repair, and many other areas. Please complete the Benevolence Application and submit to Jane Kaiser, Connections/Care Assistant.

H2O (Help to Others)

You can contact the H2O ministry as follows:  confidential referral message line, 989.631.4411. During regular office hours ask to be transferred to the referral line. After hours, press 3 then follow the instructions. H2O Help Request Sheets can also be found at the Ministry Connections boards or in the church mailroom. Contact John Blackson, 989.631.5959 or johnblackson512@gmail.com.

Signs from Heaven Deaf Ministry

The only thing deaf people can’t do is hear. Care Ministries at Midland Free is pleased to offer classes for those who have a heart to use their hands in a ministry for the deaf. >>Link to Signs from Heaven facebook page

Contact
Mary Priest, Director Signs from Heaven Deaf Ministry
989.513.0136 (text) maryssign@aol.com

 

Stephen Ministry

Trained lay ministers are available. They provide man-to-man, woman-to-woman care for those who are experiencing life's normal spiritual or emotional difficulties, e.g. grief, illness, marriage, job situations, crisis pregnancies, etc. They are supportive, encouraging and are very beneficial for anyone -- inside or outside our church. Just provide your name and phone number on the confidential Stephen Ministry line 24/7,  989.631.4411 and dial 6 for Stephen Ministry email to stephen@mefchurch.org. You are not meant to walk alone as you deal during painful times and we are here to walk beside you.