The ISH Ministry
The ISH Ministry is the Instruments of Shining Hope Ministry that supports cancer patients and their caregivers. This group meets the 3rd Monday of every month at 6:30 pm in the fellowship hall during the months of April - October and the third Sunday of the month at 4:00 pm in the fellowship hall during November and March. This organization specializes in helping those that are struggling with terminal illness. It offers support to both the patient and the family through prayers and encouragement, helping with errands, and financial support when needed.
If you would like to become a part of the ISH Ministry, please contact Gregg Tapson at 252-492-2906.
All God’s Children Ministry
The All God’s Children Ministry meets the 3rd Thursday if every month at 6:30 pm in various members’ homes. This ministry strives to meet the needs of underprivileged children in our community. Its members provide food, gas, clothing, Camp Dayspring summer camp sponsorship, school supplies needs and Christmas for those in need. They work diligently to help each individual child and family in need. They sponsor an Angel Tree during the Christmas season to provide Christmas sponsorship for needy families.
Please contact Donna Folgeman at 252-432-3840 for more info on All God’s Children Ministry.
Helping Hands Ministry
The Helping Hands Ministry meets the 1st Thursday at 6:30 pm in fellowship hall during April - September and the first Saturday of the month at 10:00 am in the fellowship hall during October - March. This ministry is a great outreach to our homebound and nursing home church members as well as others in the community. Its members offer help and support to those that are in need. They minister through visiting, sending cards, making phone calls and offering prayers and encouragement to make someone’s day brighter.
If you would like to find out more information, please contact Sylvia Roberson at 252-492-4433.
Celebrate Recovery Ministry meets every Thursday evening from 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm in the South Youth Worship Center. This ministry is open to our church family as well as to anyone in our community. For over 20 years, Celebrate Recovery has been bringing freedom to people across the world and is currently in 17,500 churches. Tens of thousands of people are now devoted to Christ and growing in freedom from hurts, habits, and hang-ups that this great ministry brings to light. Those who attend enjoy snacks and fellowship with others. During each meeting, their is a time of worship as well as a main session which teaches the step and topic of the night to the entire group. Small groups are also encouraged and are the foundation of the program. In these groups attendees encourage each other, share personal stories, and build real, lasting friendships that can be leaned on throughout the week.
Please contact Gwen Robinson for more information at 252-820-2841.
The Missions ministry meets on the 4th Sunday of the month at 5:00 pm in room 207. This ministry highlights what our IPHC missionaries are doing around the world to fulfill the Great Commission. Members prayerfully and financially support efforts of our church family that are a part of mission trips to locations such as Ecuador and Africa. Through prayer and being connected to our supported missionaries, the Missions Ministry is able to know the constant needs of our supported missionaries and share stories of faith with the church family. This ministry educates others and supports the annual IPHC Global Outreach offering in August. Our church currently supports 10 missionaries on a monthly basis. Also this ministry works with the IPHC “People to People” ministry and DRUSA, the IPHC Disaster Relief effort.
If you would like for more information about the Missions Ministry, contact Alice Pegram at 252-430-7484.
The Chrismon Ministry offers the opportunity to create Chrismon ornaments for our Christmas trees displayed in the church during the Christmas season. Originally created through the Ascension Lutheran Church in Danville, VA, these beautiful ornaments of white and gold offer a visual symbol of various aspects of Christianity. Members follow patterns to create these ornaments and have an annual service to decorate our sanctuary Christmas tree along with explaining the different ornaments.
If you are interested in more information, please contact Sandra Abbott at 252-425-7263