CARE & SUPPORT
The Pastoral Care ministry cares for the hurting and those in need and shepherds God’s people in a loving, Christ-centered way. Throughout the week, Hunter Street ministers travel to Birmingham area hospitals to visit members. Ministry contact Brian Hinton.
These volunteers bring the church home to members who are physically unable to attend worship or activities. They visit; send cards and letters; remember birthdays and anniversaries; and pray for members who may live in assisted living, nursing homes, or their own home. Ministry Contact: Barry Daniel
Rays of Hope
Beneath HIS Wings
This support group is for family members (parents, spouses, siblings, and grandparents) who have a loved one struggling with substance abuse. It’s a secure place to talk with other people who are experiencing or have experienced similar struggles. Contact Brian Hinton for more details. All information is kept confidential.
Hope & Healing After Divorce
This is a support group to minister to those who have experienced the loss of a marriage. Participants are encouraged to apply the gospel to their situation of brokenness and seek to find wholeness in Jesus Christ alone. Discussion topics include loneliness, bitterness, anger, making godly choices for the future, and what the Bible teaches about divorce and remarriage.
Group size is limited. You do not need to be a church member to participate. Ministry Contact: Kerry Jones
Nursing Home Ministry
Volunteers in this ministry demonstrate God’s love to families during sickness or death by preparing and delivering a simple meal (casserole), praying for the family, and sending a note of encouragement. Contact the Church Office, 205.985.7295.
This Ministry is for business owners and those who may be thinking of starting a business. They meet to encourage and support one another and to learn from other business owners in a Christian environment. Contact John Burch. Ministry Contact: Spencer Knight
Always Loved Widow’s Ministry
If you have experienced the pain that comes from the death of your husband, the Always Loved Ministry may be for you. The group offers encouragement and friendship with other women who know what it is like to be a widow. Contact Leisa Borders, 205.985.7295 for more information.
Grief Support Ministry for Women
This is a ministry for any woman of any age who has suffered the loss of a family member or a close friend. The group uses a biblically-based GriefShare study in a small class setting. Contact Kelly Parker for more information about GriefShare and the class schedule.
In God’s Hands
The death of an infant or unborn child is a painful experience. In God’s Hands leaders minister to those who have experienced such a loss or know someone who has. The road to healing broken hearts is found in the hope of Jesus Christ. Contact: Jennifer Rayborn
Orphan Care exists to love and serve orphans and the families who have answered the call to care for them through adoption and/or foster care. Volunteers raise awareness and respond to needs locally and globally. They help equip the church and our families with the necessary tools to follow James 1:27. Contact: Dave Lewis
New Life Men's Bible Study
This is a group Bible study for men who are struggling with or in recovery from alcoholism. The group meets on a regular schedule to grow in Christ-likeness by studying God’s word, to minister to one another, and to share common experiences. For more information about time, location and materials, contact Brian Hinton. All information is kept confidential.