Pastoral Care

pastoral care

Pastoral Care at St. Thomas the Apostle Church

 

Homebound Visits

     If you or someone you know is unable to come to church due to physical disability, age, or illness, please contact our Pastoral Care Coordinator and she will arrange for a parish visitor and or Extraordinary Minister of Communion to visit. Contact Maryjane at (203) 888-2382 ext. 121 or by e-mail.
 

Prayer Shawl Ministry     

     We meet the last week of the month on Wednesday mornings from 10:00 am - 12 noon and Tuesday evenings from 6:30-8:30 pm.  Both meetings are in the lower parish center.  We also have a group that works on shawls from home.  Our prayer shawls are given to the sick and bereaved in our parish family.  If you know of someone in need of a prayer shawl, or if you would like more information on joining this ministry, please contact Maryjane at 203-888-2382 ext 121 or by e-mail.   
 
 

Prayer Network

     The prayer network is a group pf parishioners who pray for those who are ill in mind, body, or spirit and request prayers from our prayer chain. If you would like to join the prayer network or if you have a prayer request, please contact Maryjane at her e-mail address.

 

Bereavement

     Provides support for those grieving the loss of a loved one. Click here for information on Who We Are, What We Offer, and Testimonials. Join us Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at 7pm as Hospice at Home has a memorial service at Saint Peter's Episcopal Church 421 Oxford Rd. Oxford, CT. 06478. We invite all to attend, especially those who have suffered the loss of a loved one through death. This service is in remembrance and thanksgiving of our devoted loved ones. You do not need to have any connection with the Hospice at Home Program.   There will be a reception following the service. 

 

 

 

Funeral Information

    Our Pastoral Care Coordinator, Maryjane Calladio, meets with the family of the deceased to help them plan the service to remember their loved one. Maryjane can be reached at 203-888-2382 x121 or e-mail.

 

Bake and deliver for the bereaved

    This group of parishioners, bakes and delivers a baked item to a recently bereaved member of our parish family.  If you would like to join this ministry, please contact Maryjane at 203-888-2382 ext 121 or e-mail.
 

Cookie Angels

 
    This ministry prepares and delivers cookie trays at Easter and Christmas to the sick, elderly and recently bereaved of the parish.  It is co-facilitated by Sandy Lenahan and Andrea Molett.  If you would like more information on joining this ministry, please contact Maryjane at 203-888-2382 ext 121 or e-mail.