“For where two or three gather in my name, there am I with them.” Matthew 18:20
Ministries of Pastoral Presence
Caregivers via the Center for Volunteer Caregiving – 919-460-0567
Offers several types of help: respite visits so that primary caregivers can take a break, transportation to the grocery store and
to medical appointments. Consider sharing your time with others. Volunteer according to your schedule.
Centering Prayer – Alice Stanford – 919-781-5860
Silent prayer followed by reading and discussion of spiritual materials.
Emmaus Ministers – Tresa Pickup – 919-847-8205 x249
Assists parishioners in dealing with the death of a loved one by helping them with funeral preparations and “walking” with them in their time of sorrow.
Traveling Eucharistic Ministers
Eucharistic Ministers, also called (EM’s) bring the Holy Eucharist to those who cannot attend Sunday liturgies at
St. Francis: the homebound, hospitalized and residents of retirement communities and nursing homes such as
EM to Abbotswood – Anita Misko – 919-294-6456
EM to the Homebound – Pat Spencer – 704-608-1678
EM to Springmoor – Janice Horner – 484-949-1417