Care Ministry

    We believe that meeting the physical, spiritual, and emotional needs of our church and neighbors is how we show the love of Christ in our community! At Lake Deaton UMC we have Congregational Care Ministers and Stephen Ministers devoted to the care of persons, and several other community ministries:

  • Prayer Quilts
  • Prayer Shawls
  • Care Cards (sending get well cards, sympathy, and/or encouragement cards)
  • Care Calling (regular connecting with our members by phone)
  • Health and Wellbeing workshops for our community.

If you are interested in this ministry, please contact the church office.

  • Prayer Groups and Prayer Room

    We have an in-person prayer group on Tuesdays from 3:30 p.m.- 4:00 p.m. in classroom #1. Additionally, you are invited to come pray in our prayer room, at your convenience, any time our office doors are open. If you want more information about Prayer Ministry, please email Pastor Loida Divine.

    If you have a prayer request, please visit our Prayer Page. Our online team will pray.

  • Prayer Quilts and Prayer Shawls

    A group of volunteers gather consistently to create a prayer quilt, which is placed in the sanctuary. Our congregants are encouraged to come tie knots on the threads and pray for comfort and healing for the designated person. The same concept is used for prayer shawls, which are placed on the altar. The shawls are prayed over, before they are distributed to those in need of prayer and encouragement. Click on the image for more information.  


  • Congregational Care

    It is important for us to follow up when a member of our community needs us to come alongside them. In case of a death or hospitalization of a loved one, or if you are going through a difficult time, let us know. A Congregational Care Minister or Stephen Minister can support you through this time.


  • “Sonrise” Respite Program

    Lake Deaton UMC is blessed to provide our “Sonrise” Respite program. This ministry provides fun, fellowship and stimulation for people who have memory loss due to Alzheimer’s Disease, Parkinson’s Disease, dementia, stroke or other cognitive mental deficiencies.  Click on the photo for more information.