St.Mary the Virgin, Lewisham Lewisham High Street  SE13 6LE

Pastoral Care Team

The purpose of the Pastoral care Team is:

“To be a resource within St.Mary’s that ensures good pastoral care is available to the wider church family”

The pastoral Care Team is accountable to the PCC through the clergy and performs the following roles:

        Visit the sick and home-bound regularly.

        Take Home Communion to the sick and home-bound as required.

        To meet regularly to share information about pastoral concerns. Referring serious matters to the ministry         team as necessary.

        Ensures the prayer list of the sick is kept up to date weekly.

        Hones and develops skills of team members in pastoral care (listening, empathy, emotional intelligence, self-         aware and self-regulating, handling challenging situations) and reflects together on experiences and lessons         learned.

        To be committed to the team, prayerful, discreet and respecting confidentiality.