Caring Ministries

Attention: The following ministries are suspended until restrictions due to COVID-19 are lifted: Hospital Visitors, Ministry to the Homebound (Communion), Parish Nurse.

Helping Hands (Meals and Transportation)
Members of the Glen Mar community reach out to each other with tangible expressions of God's love and care as they take meals and offer rides to those who are recovering from surgery, who are grieving, or who are experiencing other life events. Contact Marti Windram, Minister for Congregational Care, at 410.465.4995, x218, or marti.windram@glenmarumc.org.
Stork Bites (Minister to New Parents)
These volunteers provides meals and connection for new parents. Contact storkbites@glenmarumc.org.
Dancing Needles (Prayer Shawls)
​Dancing Needles will not meet until restrictions due to COVID-19 are lifted. However, shawls and blankets are still welcome! We are very grateful for the many donations of yarn we have received for our projects. They are always welcome. If you would like to contribute shawls, etc. we can provide you with patterns and/or guidelines for shawls and baby blankets. Contact dancingneedles@glenmarumc.org.

Prayer Ministries

Prayer Chain
Over 35 prayer warriors have committed to regular prayer for those who submit a prayer request. To have your prayer request placed before the Prayer Chain, click here.
Prayer Card Ministry
This group of Caring Ministers has committed to sending a birthday card to each regular attendee and member of Glen Mar over the course of a year. Individuals also send cards to those who are ill, in the hospital, are welcoming a new baby, have experienced the loss of a loved one, or who are celebrating a significant life event like a birthday or anniversary.

Support Groups

As needs arise, support groups for those who are journeying through grief, combating illness, going through divorce or separation, caring for family members, or experiencing any of life's challenges may be formed.

Grief Support Group

A short-term study is held periodically for those journeying through grief. Details will be posted on our Current Happenings page, or contact Marti Windram, Minister for Congregational Care at 410.465.4995, x218, or marti.windram@glenmarumc.org.

Form a New Support Group

To form a new support group, contact Marti Windram, Minister for Congregational Care at 410.465.4995, x218, or marti.windram@glenmarumc.org.

Feeling called to serve?

Caring Ministry training occurs once a year, equipping those who are called to serve those in need. Spiritual Gifts, the Art of Listening, Compassion and Empathy, Prayer and Healing, and Setting Healthy Boundaries are topics to explore. Contact Marti Windram, Minister for Congregational Care, at 410.465.4995, x218, or marti.windram@glenmarumc.org. Information about training sessions will also be listed on our Current Happenings page.