Health and Healing Ministries
enter a town and its people welcome you, eat what is set before
you; cure the sick who are there, and say to them, 'The kingdom
of God has come near to you.’'
Wholeness of mind, body and spirit
is God's will for us. Jesus Christ calls Saint Peter's Episcopal
Church to participate with increasing fullness in his ministry
of healing. Through programs of discernment, education and personal
support the Health Cabinet seeks to enhance the congregation's
experience and healing power of Jesus Christ.
The Health and Healing Ministries
offer a variety of services. Please contact the parish office
at 973-226-6500 or the parish nurse Sally
information or assistance.
healing service is conducted on Wednesday at noon from September to
June. This service is an opportunity to experience the Ministry of
the Word, the Laying On of Hands, and Holy Communion (most weeks).
Parish Nurse helps parishioners with health related needs, acts
as a counselor, educator and advocate. The nurse makes hospital,
nursing home and home visitations; coordinates and administers
programs and offers general support to the parish as needed.
This lay minister also coordinates the health and healing ministries.
Callers visit parishioners in a variety of settings to offer
companionship and an opportunity for those unable to attend services
to remain part of the church family.
Communion and the Sunday Gospel reading to those unable to worship
Angel Food Ministers
prepare and/or deliver meals to those in need to show support
and concern of the parish community.
prayers for those specifically requested by parishioners.
Provide rides to and from church and events