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The Caring Ministry of The Woodlands United Methodist Church extends the love of Christ through a variety of programs and ministries fulfilling the third action of the church’s mission statement: Help those in need.
We currently host the following groups on campus: Alcoholics Anonymous, Al Anon, COSA, Narcotics Anonymous, Nar-Anon, and New Normal: Parent Support Group.
The aim of these various groups is to offer comfort and support through different challenges life may bring.
DivorceCare and DivorceCare for Kids
DivorceCare is a place where you can meet other divorced/separated adults and hear about ways to heal from the hurt of divorce.
The Gathering Place
The Gathering Place offers hope and support by serving families with loved ones who have mild to moderate Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia. This program gives the caregiver an opportunity for respite from care-giving while their loved one enjoys a fun-filled program, including crafts, simple chair exercises, music, entertainment and a light lunch. The program is free of charge and will meet once a month at our church. Please contact us for additional information. Please email us or call the church at 281.297.5900.
A 13-week small group experience navigating the challenges of grief. Classes typically occur in the spring and fall.
How to Love and Help Your Adult Child
Join this small group of parents who meet the first Wednesday of every month at 7:00 p.m. to discuss issues unique to parenting adult children. For more information, please contact Vern Vincent.
Devised to assist the unemployed and under-employed through spiritual encouragement and the networking efforts of its leaders and participants. This ministry meets every Wednesday at 7:00 p.m. in Galloway Conference Room located behind the Church Office. Email: email@example.com
PACE - Post Abortion Counseling and Education
A small group designed for women with questions about a past abortion, accepting forgiveness from God and how to forgive themselves. For information, call 936.441.7755, Ext. 3.
Parkinson’s Disease Exercise and Support Group
PTSD Support Group
The PTSD Support Groups provide hope and encouragement to military soldiers and/or their spouse and family suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. Meetings are Tuesday nights. For more information, call 877.717.PTSD.
Survivors of Suicide
An offering by the United Way Agency for those who have lost someone to suicide. Meets the first and third Tuesday of the month at 7:00 p.m. in Room Allen Parlor. For more information or to register, call Lynda at 713.527.9864 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
FIFTH SUNDAY PRAYER SERVICE
A Prayer and Communion Service of spiritual renewal, emotional restoration and physical recovery
2013: March 31, June 30*, September 29, December 29
5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
*Note: June 30 service will begin at 7:00 p.m.
Short Takes on Prayer
This annual series focuses on the importance of prayer. Takes place every May.
Notify the Church
We want to offer our prayers and support. If you have a prayer request, a loved one in the hospital or have lost a loved one, please let us know through the Prayer Center.
Pray for Others
The Prayer Center gives individuals the option to display their request publicly for the community to offer up on their behalf. Those open requests are gathered in our online Prayer Room.
Places of Prayer
Tucked into the quietest corner of our campus, this chapel is devoted to prayer and meditation. Surrounded by old-world icons including kneeling benches and stained glass, this room provides a reverent setting for private personal prayer and intimate services, accommodating 20 or more people. A record of all memorial gifts to the church is housed just outside of the chapel.
Grace Garden is a beautiful and serene place to spend time outside in prayer. Enjoy God’s beauty while walking along garden paths.
Robb Chapel Prayer Garden
Located outside the Robb Chapel is a small garden where you can quietly pray.
Opportunities to Serve
Caring Ministries has several areas where you can serve including pastoral care teams, the altar ministry, our meal ministry and the Gathering Place.
More opportunities to serve can be found under Missions.
Foundations for Marriage
A one-day seminar offered four times a year for engaged, about-to-be engaged and newly married couples to equip them with the skills they need as they begin their journey of covenant Christian marriage. This seminar meets Saturdays from 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and includes breakfast and lunch. Upcoming dates are April 20, July 20, and October 19.