Pastoral Care at Saint Peter is a collaborative team ministry with a host of support ministries available to provide immediate and ongoing care for our members. Pastor Nick along with our Parish Nurse leads the team and directs and communicates needs to the support ministries. Pastoral care is available to all members when the need arises but at Saint Peter we believe that all members are responsible for participating in this ministry. To request Pastoral Care please contact the church office at 910-457-5604.
At Saint Peter we have a unique model of caring for one another. Our congregation is divided into Flocks and each Flock has a Shepherd liaison that communicates needs of our families in that Flock. Support is provided and needs are met within the Flock and support ministries are added as needed. A Lead Shepherd watches over all Flocks and coordinates needs with the Shepherd of each Flock.
The Parish Nurse is an experienced registered nurse who functions as a member of the church staff to promote health and wellness through education and development of needed ministries. She works closely with our Pastor on a daily basis to assure that all needs are being met. She uses a holistic approach that seeks to unite care for one’s body, mind and spirit. She ministers to members either at church, in their homes, in hospitals, hospice care and other care facilities. She also trains volunteers to assist other members with health-related needs and she is a key member of the Health Cabinet. You may contact Vicki Carlson at 910-368-7060..
Health Ministry at Saint Peter is a vital and important part of our congregation. Since the hospital setting is becoming more of an acute care facility, congregational care giving is of increasing importance. This ministry educates and motivates members toward health maintenance and disease prevention as well as offers options to them to be supported in health care decisions. We have a dedicated Health Cabinet that assesses needs of the congregation as well as develops ministries and programs that facilitate and encourage health and healing.