If you would like to request prayer for yourself or someone you know, please contact Pastor Whitney Peper at email@example.com or fill out a Prayer Request card during worship.
The Care Team addresses people's hurts and joys through prayer and service. Care Team meets weekly on Monday evenings at 6 p.m. in room E106 to pray over those on the care list and sends cards, makes phone calls, and visits those in need of support.
Stephen Ministers provide one-on- one Christian care to those going through difficult times. They provide listening care to anyone who is struggling with issues such as job loss, illness, relationship difficulties, a spiritual crisis, or loss of a loved one. In-person meetings. virtual meetings, and phone meetings are available. Click HERE for more information.
Prayer Quilt Ministry
The Prayer Quilt Ministry meets on the 2nd Wednesday of each month at 9 a.m. in room E221/E222 and creates quilts to give to those in need of extra care. After the quilts are crafted, the group prays over them and for the recipient. The Prayer Quilt Ministry meets monthly and welcomes anyone regardless of their sewing skills.
Phone Bank Ministry
Since 2014, this group has joined the front-line counter-trafficking effort with Rescue Houston to host monthly outreach efforts through a phone bank ministry. These meetings are held on the third Wednesday of each month from 9:30-11:30 a.m. on the Kingsland campus. Phone calls are made to each person that was forced, either by violence or self esteem, to a life of trafficking and a message of hope and love is given, offering a way out if they are open and ready to leave their situation. Both men and women can volunteer. Contact Shelley Eastland for more information.
Smocks for Life
This group meets on the first Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. in Asbury West and produces smocks for women who are undergoing treatment for breast cancer. The colorful, cheerful smocks are designed for comfort and modesty and are provided to patients free of charge. Smocks for Life hosts monthly cutting session to cut out fabric. Volunteers are needed to sew the fabric into smocks.
Grace in Grief
This group of volunteers provides receptions for the families following funerals and memorial services. Contact Rev. Whitney Peper at firstname.lastname@example.org to join this team.
The Gathering is a monthly ministry to homebound seniors, offering respite to the clients’ caregivers. Volunteers help with activities such as singing, exercise, games and crafts. They also provide and help with lunch. Performing groups periodically provide entertainment for The Gathering. (The Gathering will not meet in April, 2020.)
St. Peter's Support Groups
Alzheimer’s Family Support
Provides an opportunity for family members of Alzheimer’s patients to meet for support and education. Usually meets on the third Monday of each month.
Grief Support Group
If you have experienced the loss of a loved one and are looking for support and tools to help navigate the journey, St. Peter's offers a GriefShare class from time to time. GriefShare is a friendly, caring group of people who will walk alongside you through one of life’s most difficult experiences. You don’t have to go through the grieving process alone. For more information please contact Rev. Whitney Peper at 281-492-8031, ext. 305.
Job Search Assistance
Job Search Assistance meets every Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. in S202 for those interested in a program to help with finding employment or job change. The group will meet through mid November and start again in January, running through mid-May. We will discuss search tactics, online submittals, networking, resumes, and interviewing for both general and specific job searches. There is no charge for this program and you can join at any time. When attending, please be on time, bring your recent resume and be prepared to take notes. For information, please contact Hector McLoughlin at email@example.com.
This support group is for family and friends of LGBTQ persons. It meets the third Thursday of the month at 7 p.m. in E225 during the school year.
Special Needs Support Group
Contact Rev. Whitney Peper for more information at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Women’s Cancer Support Group
Meets the first and third Sundays of the month at 4 p.m. in S209.
Organizational Support Groups Meeting at St. Peter's
FOR MORE INFORMATION ON ANY OF THESE GROUPS, PLEASE SEARCH THEIR NAME ON THE INTERNET.
ADHD Parent Support Group
Usually meets the second Sunday of the month
When: Every Monday 12 p.m., S209 and 8 p.m. in S205
When: Every Friday at 8 p.m., E225
When: Every Monday at 8 p.m., S201
When: Every Tuesday at 11 a.m., S203 (Women’s Group)
When: Every Friday at 8 p.m., E106
Autism Support Group
Meets quarterly throughout the year on the third Tuesday of the month
CoDA (Co-Dependents Anonymous)
Meets every Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. in the Library
Meets Mondays and Fridays at 8 p.m. in S209
NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness)
Meets the first and third Sundays of each month from 4 - 5:30 p.m. in S201
Meets Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. in S203
re:MIND (Depression/Bipolar Support)
Meets Tuesdays at 7 p.m. in S209