Saturday, August 29, 2015

Care and Support Services

Prayer is available for you – find the Prayer Line.
If you need other assistance, contact,
or call the church at 614-451-3736, ext. 7619.  

Caring for our Neighbors - Resources and Support

Connecting our neighbors with resources and support. Find support programs like the Food Pantry, Clothes Shop and Hilliard Free Summer Lunch. 

Celebrate Recovery®

Anyone struggling with life issues such as alcoholism, overeating, codependency, sexual brokenness, or financial problems can find help here. Celebrate Recovery is a Christian, 12-step program dealing with all sorts of hurts, habits and hang-ups. More info. Meets at Lytham Road on Thursday evenings from 7:00-8:30. Confidential voice mail 451-3736, ext 7317,


Offers support, care and encouragement for those affected by a separation or divorce. Video-based series with small group discussions. Series is offered various times throughout the year. Everyone is welcome. The next session is on Thursdays, Sept. 10-Dec. 10, 6:30-8:30 pm at Mill Run. For information or to join, contact Susan Jones, 451-3736 ext 7018,

Funeral Receptions

Comforts grieving families and guests through meals and receptions after funerals and memorial services. MaryAnn Smith, 451-3736, ext 7034,


Offers support for those who have recently lost a loved one. GriefShare is a video-based program with small group discussions. Offered throughout the year. Becki Bork, 451-3736, ext 7041,

Hilltop Clothes Shop

Provides clothes for those who need them at a reduced price. The Clothes Shop collects and distributes clothing in the Hilltop, 2445 W. Broad Street, for people of all ages. Open on the second and fourth Saturdays of the month, during the school year. Donations are accepted at Mill Run and Lytham Road. Kelly Marti,

Friendship Bible Class

A Bible class for young adults with special needs. It's an hour of song, crafts, snack and prayer. All participant attend with an adult companion. Offered on Wednesday evenings during the school year at Mill Run, Sept. 16, 2015-June 1, 2016. Contact Linda Jokiniemi,

In HIS Image

Responds in love to people whose lives are touched by physical, mental, or emotional differences. In HIS Image is the parent group, sponsoring the Friendship Bible Study for adults with disabilities at various times during the year. Tori Short,

Home Communion

Takes communion the first Sunday of each month to those in care facilities, hospitals, or at home. Becki Bork,

Lay Visitation

Reaches out to homebound members by visiting them, and assisting the pastors in visiting and ministering to those who are hospitalized. Judy Backoff,

Living Waters

Reaches out with the hope Christ gives us, to men and women who struggle with sexual and relationship brokenness, such as pornography, same-sex attraction, emotional dependency, extra-marital affairs, sexual abuse, and intimacy problems. Program runs fall to spring. Pick up a brochure in the lobby for more information. All communication is confidential. Mary Lou Garves, 451-3736, ext 7315,

Pink Ribbon Coffee

All women cancer survivors, fighters or newly diagnosed patients come together for mutual support. Mary Sheskey,

Prayer Following Worship     

Meets and prays with worshipers who desire prayer and encouragement, after each Sunday service. Contact a pastor for more information.

Prayer Line  

Prays for members of UALC and all others who desire prayer for any need. Submit a request. Or read the Public Prayer Requests here. Nancy Burtch,

Military Care Ministry

Prays for and supports our families and friends currently in the military, and veterans. Share prayer requests through our Prayer Line; all names are anonymous. All are welcome to join for fellowship and prayer the second Tuesday of the month, 6:30 pm at Lytham Road. Joan Betley,

Red Cross Blood Drive      

Held every other month on Saturdays from 8:00-1:00 pm at Lytham Road; check the web calendar for dates. To register by phone, call 451-3736, ext 7310. Or to register online or check your donation time at the Red Cross national site, click here. Sponsor Code is UALC. For additional information or to volunteer, contact Paul Schmitt, 451-3736, ext 7310,

Retirement Home/Senior Adults

Provides worship services and Bible studies to area retirement homes, assisted living facilities, and nursing homes. Jeff Morlock, 451-3736, ext 7606,

Standby Ministries 

Provides emotional and spiritual support through prayer for those going through difficult times. Information and the online request form. Kim Greene, 451-3736, ext 7313,
Prayer Line

Let Us Pray for You

The Prayer Line is for everyone who desires prayer for any need. Details here. Your requests will remain confidential, and prayer begins immediately. Read the Public Prayer Requests here.
Caring for Our Neighbors

Find Support in Times of Need

Find information about the Food Pantry, Clothes Shop, ESOL classes and more. 
Celebrate Recovery

Hurts, Habits and Hang-ups

Celebrate Recovery® is a Bible-based 12-step program that's designed for both those who struggle with addiction, and their family members. Find details.

Standby Ministries

A team of two church members can meet, pray with, and encourage anyone who has requested help. If you are going through a difficult time in your life, find information here.