BeFrienders Ministry

BeFrienders is a listening and support ministry that requires a training and apprentice period. It is extremely rewarding. You will be matched with someone traveling through a life-changing experience. Matches last for a few weeks to several months.

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Pat Whitaker
Parish Nurse & Parish Care Coordinator  Email Me  616-399-1062 x203
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Witness to Hope (Cancer Support Group)

This is a support group offering emotional solace and encouragement to people who might otherwise feel they are fighting alone. This includes those who: Have been touched by cancer, including survivors, caregivers, family, and friends. Are currently fighting the disease. Have lost a loved one to cancer. All are welcome…

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Pat Whitaker
Parish Nurse & Parish Care Coordinator  Email Me  616-399-1062 x203
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Health Ministry Team

Volunteers work with our Parish Nurse to run a thriving health ministry at OLL. Together they organize our annual blood drive, monthly blood pressure screenings after Masses, parish first aid kits, the health ministry bulletin board, and visitations to home/facility-based parishioners.

Contact:
Pat Whitaker
Parish Nurse & Parish Care Coordinator  Email Me  616-399-1062 x203
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Prayer Shawl Ministry

Our Parish Nurse periodically puts out a call for people to make prayer shawls and lap blankets for home/facility-based parishioners.

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Pat Whitaker
Parish Nurse & Parish Care Coordinator  Email Me  616-399-1062 x203
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Mourning Glories (Spousal Loss Support Group)

This is a group for spousal loss support. It meets the second Wednesday of each month at 4:30 p.m., typically in the hall.

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Alcoholics Anonymous (A.A.)

Alcoholics Anonymous meets at Our Lady of the Lake on two different evenings every week and is open to anyone in the community. Mondays from 7:30-9 p.m. in the parish library Fridays from 7:30-9 p.m. in the parish library

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Visitation Ministry

As ministers of care, we hope to participate in living and sharing the Good News of Jesus, especially among the sick, home/facility-based, and bereaved. We remember the words of Jesus: “Do this in remembrance of me.” Be a part of a ministry team that: Sends greeting cards to the sick…

Contact:
Pat Whitaker
Parish Nurse & Parish Care Coordinator  Email Me  616-399-1062 x203
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