If you have a pastoral emergency please dial 530 662-7152 and select the pastoral emergency extension and it will ring directly to a clergy on call.
If You Are Homebound
Pastoral and Lay Eucharistic Visitors are available to visit or take Communion from one of our regular services to those who are unable to come to church. If you would like to volunteer for this ministry, please know that all training is provided and duties are planned well in advance to accommodate your schedule. For more information please contact the rector.
When you are in the Hospital
The rector is available to visit and provide communion, prayer and support to those who are hospitalized and their families. To arrange for a Hospital Chaplain visit, please call the rector at 530 662-7152. If you have a pastoral emergency please select the pastoral emergency extension and it will ring directly to a clergy on call.
How to get on the Prayer List
The Intercessory Prayer Team prays for those in need.All prayer request will be held in confidence by the prayer team. With your permission, prayer requests will be included in the prayers f the people during our weekly worship services. Call the Church Office when it is appropriate to take a person’s name off the list. Names generally stay on for four weeks. If you have a prayer request, please call or email Scott at (815) 742-5562 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Counseling and Support
The Rector is available by appointment for counseling and spiritual direction. In times of crisis and emergency, the rector makes pastoral visits in-home and in the hospital. For ongoing counseling, the canons of The Episcopal Church require the rector to refer a care receiver to a trained therapist or other psychiatric or psychological professional after three meetings.
The Creative Hands Craft Group prepares Christmas baskets with goodies and prayers to be delivered to those in our community who are homebound each December.