Congregational Care

Caring for the sick, the troubled, the grieving, and the hurting souls of our community is not just a good thing to do, it is the command of Christ.  At Oakland Presbyterian Church, our commitment to care for others is expressed through a wide variety of ministries.  Pastor Bob and the deacons engage in an active ministry of care for our members and friends, in addition to ministry by the staff, the session, and members of the congregation.

 

Hospital calls and visitation are made by Pastor Bob and the deacons, who provide ministry to the sick and dying, and their families.  The hospitals are no longer able to notify us of our members who are hospitalized, so please notify the church office at 407-656-4452 or welcome@oaklandpres.org if you know that one of our church family members has been hospitalized.

 

Homebound and nursing home visitations are regularly made by the deacons.

Communion is taken to members that are homebound, in nursing homes or hospitals each time that the congregation has communion.  The deacons contact these members to see if they wish to have communion, and arrange for a time to visit with the member and bring communion.