Care and Fellowship Team

 

Purpose:

An important aspect of a local congregation’s mission is to minister to itself.  We seek to build up the body of Christ, providing mutual friendship, encouragement, and care.  The Care and Fellowship Team’s purpose is:

– to tend to the Pastoral needs of our Church Family, ensuring the love of Christ reaches all
– to provide opportunities to serve God and each other through fellowship and fun

 

Functions and Responsibilities:

– under the leadership of Session and the Ministry Team, understand and support the ministry plan of RPC as it relates to serving each other
– work with Session to provide pastoral care for members and adherents
–  ensure no congregant is without some form of periodic contact with RPC
– organize and facilitate events and activities which further the opportunities of fellowship within the congregation
– work with other teams to enhance events with fellowship opportunities
– work with the Outreach team to organize and facilitate fellowship events and activities which could include people from outside RPC
– integrate new congregants into the life and ministry of RPC
– ensure there are events and activities for all ages and stages
– report to the Ministry Team and Session on a regular basis
– work with Session and Ministry Team as required to address pastoral issues as they arise

 

Membership and Structure:

– team leader, who is a also a member of the Ministry Team
– 3-5 other members
– meet monthly, additional meetings as required