Here's Who to Contact
All members of Grace participate in pastoral care when reaching out to support others in times of transition—be they joyful or challenging. Grace Clergy and the Pastoral Care Team are available to talk with or meet individuals at any time especially if there is significant change, such as illness, hospitalization, isolation or death.
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Pastoral Care Ministry
The Pastoral Care ministry at Grace is administered by the the Pastoral Care Leadership Team (PCLT). The current members of the team are:
The Ministries of Pastoral Care include:
- Responding to needs within the congregation through coordina…
When Prayers are Needed
Grace maintains an online prayer list, compiled by Dawn Ream, Marty Steyer, and Theresa Torseth with technical assistance from Patty Molloy. In addition to sharing the prayer requests which have been submitted, they thoughtfully add words from poems, scripture, and spiritually inspiring prose.
If you would like to request prayers for you or someone you…
Transition. Loss. Support.
Facilitated conversations focusing on loss, transitions, and family relationships. Confidentiality and respect for others deeply honored. Newcomers welcome. Meets 2nd and 4th Fridays of each month.
A Listening Presence
The Grace Companion Ministry is offered to those who are passing through a difficult transition or stress point in their lives. This friendship program pairs you with someone who has received training to be a listening presence without offering quick fixes or solutions to your particular challenges.
Contact | Beulah Downing
into the Mystery
The process of knitting, giving away and receiving will always be a mystery. What happens to us in the making and the giving? What happens to the recipient? We hear that shawls provide real comfort, through words such as these these: "Thank you, she shines in light under it." "I could feel the love the first time I touched it - I hold it close at night."…Read More »
This ministry involves a group of people who are specially trained in discernment practies of listening deeply and quietly to help bring clarity to questions large or small. If you think this might help you or you want to learn more, please contact Patty Molloy or Emily Chamberlain.
GEMs are licensed lay persons who administer the chalice at all services, lead intercessions and psalms, and may take communion elements to the homebound. Ruth Blaney Matthews, 206.842.6390, [email protected]