“Sitting down, He called the twelve and said to them, If anyone wants to be first, he shall be the last of all and servant of all.” (Mark9:35). Congregational Care is responsible for supporting our members through the joy and sorrows of life. The members of our Church family are the people that God has entrusted to Congregational Care, and it is our goal to show the love of Christ as we serve our brothers and sisters in faith. Contact the church office to find out more about any of these ministries:
JOY Women’s Ministry
This Ministry is an outreach to all the women of this church to empower women to continue strong spiritual growth and continued emotional growth. To enable them to be Christian leaders nurturing and supporting members of the congregation and the community while reflecting the belief in the authority of God’s Word and preeminence of Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord.
Care Group Leaders
In order to establish a more comprehensive caring ministry for each of our members at James Island Presbyterian Church, the Session has authorized a temporary committee to study the feasibility of establishing a select group to work with new members and small groups within the congregation
We send goodie baskets and monogrammed baby blankets to new parents. We welcome and need volunteers to bake goodies, assemble & deliver these baskets.
We send gift cards twice a year to our college students to let them know we are thinking of them. Volunteers are always welcomed to purchase and mail gift cards.
This ministry is named in memory of a member who sent birthday cards to JIPC members. A group meets regularly to address, sign and mail cards to members having birthdays and those who may be ill or in crisis.
This ministry prays for needs and concerns of members, their families and the community. It is simple to participate in this ministry if you have an e-mail address. We need volunteers to submit e-mail addresses to be on the prayer chain.
If desired by the family Funeral receptions are provided for families to allow people to visit with family and friends after the service. Volunteers are needed to: Prepare/bring food, Set-Up, Monitor and Clean-Up.
This ministry prepares and sends meals to those in need whether the family is sick or has an immediate crisis. We need volunteers on an as needed basis to cook a meal or portion of a meal, deliver food or head this ministry.