Dove of the Desert United Methodist Church
Monday, October 03, 2022
INCREASING LOVE FOR GOD AND NEIGHBOR - GOING DEEPER - REACHING FARTHER - TRANSFORMING LIVES

Care Ministry


Contact: Doreen and Richard Borgmann

Dove’s Care Ministry promotes wholeness in mind, body, and spirit. The team provides services of love for all in need, supporting Dove's mission of "Increasing Love for God and Neighbor."

The team consists of members of the congregation who volunteer their time and energy to assist those in need of any of the following services:

Immediate Needs

  • Transportation (to/from doctor, church, etc.)
  • Casserole Brigade (meals as needed)
  • Home Care Equipment for Loan (canes, walkers, etc.)
  • Homebound Communion
  • Hospital/Home Care Visitation

Ongoing Resources

  • Congregational Prayer Chain Ministry (weekly email of prayer requests)
  • Funeral Reception Team
  • Grief Support Groups
  • Pre-Diabetes/Diabetes Support
  • Blood Pressure Screening (1st Sunday between worship services)
  • Care/Prayer Notes (available in the narthex)
  • Congregational Card Ministry (occasional greeting cards sent to members)
  • Cancer Care Ministry (visitation and consolation on request)
  • Homebound Ministry (flowers, calls, visits)
  • Prayer Shawl Ministry (blessed shawls and blankets for newborn and elderly)
  • Pet Care Ministry (supporting local animal shelters)
  • Alzheimer's Support
  • Stephen Ministry pamphlet distribution
  • Contact for Duet: Partners in Health & Aging (www.duetaz.org)

If you or someone you know needs assistance, or you would like to join the Care Ministry Team, please contact Doreen and Richard Borgmann.