Member Care Team

 Gretchen Jenson - interim leaders

  If you have a heart for caring for the faith community at Gethsemane and may be interested in volunteering on this committee, please contact our Connections Coordinator, Gretchen Jenson.   Thank you! 

Member Care team meets roughly four times a year. 

  OWLS: (Older Wiser LutheranS) Lois Wind - Lead

          -  Organize drivers to church

          -  Visits and phone calls to home bound

          -  Communion to home bound

          -  Make and send uplifting cards


   Life Crisis and TransitionsVacant

-  Ensures members who are going through a transition have resources they may need to help them cope.

    (Birth, death, divorce, job change, housing change, surgery, moving loved ones to living assistance, addiction recovery, etc.)


   Physical: Joan Williams - Lead

          - Blood Pressure checks

          - Blood Drives

          - Replace 1st Aid Kits

          - Defib machine upkeep

          - Coordinate a liaison with St. Joan of Arc for similar services


Food Ministry: (Caring Casseroles and community cookies)

Mary Ruckdeschel - Lead

Margaret Lenhart - Cookie Lead

Upcoming events and resources:

Member Care Team will meet on Saturday, June 4 at 9:30.

If you are 55 or older and are interested in volunteering with LifeWise STL as a companion, visit their website for details.