Ministry Position: Care Visitation Team
Updated March 22, 2019
The visitation team visits the sick and grieving, sharing hope, comfort, and the presence of God.
Projected Time Requirements
Visitation team members typically make at least one visit per month. Visits last 30-60 minutes. The team member may make more visits if they desire.
A series of initial trainings are offered. Then, every other month, visitation team members meet together for training and debriefing.
Team members get visit assignments from the Care Coordinator. After the visit, team members report back (typically via email) to the Care Coordinator.
Makes face-to-face visits on those who are hospitalized, home-bound, grieving, or facing crisis.
Sometimes phone calls or emails are advisable.
Confidentiality is paramount and must always be maintained. During training sessions, the principles of confidentiality and the exceptions are discussed.
Mileage to home visits is typically not reimbursed.
Volunteering and Availability
Training for this position is typically offered once a year. Training is required before beginning the role.
Contact Pastor Rusty in the church office: 651-463-4100 or Rusty@FarmingtonLutheran.com
An application form, background check, confidentiality agreement, and application conversation are required. Volunteers are asked to serve after these are completed.