To many, prayer seems complicated but it’s simply talking. Spending time in prayer is the best way to develop and grow our relationship with God. Count your minutes spent daily in one or more prayer disciplines. See where you are now, set a goal, and see how God blesses your increased time with Him.
Gather for brief discussion and prayer for healing of individual needs and concerns. This group is open to all to come and pray—bring a friend!
This group gathers to pray for requests received from Sunday worship services, our online requests, and a variety of other sources.
Stephen Ministry is an outreach ministry that seeks to share Christ’s love and healing power with hurting people in our community through one-on-one connection. A Stephen Minister meets weekly with a hurting person to listen, care, pray, and embody God’s presence as they struggle with a difficult time in life. They may be experiencing grief, divorce, job loss, chronic or terminal illness, retirement, pregnancy, or other life crises.
If you or someone you know might benefit from meeting with a Stephen Minister, please contact Chuck Cassidy, 757-428-7727 ext. 245 or . A person can receive the caring service of a Stephen Minister for as long or as short of a time as they wish. The identity of those receiving care, as well as anything that is shared, remains confidential.
If you’re interested in joining the Stephen Ministry team, please contact Chuck Cassidy, 757-428-7727 ext. 245 or . All Stephen Ministers receive around 50 hours of initial training, then meet twice a month after their initial training to participate in continuing education, skill-building exercises, and group support. Becoming a Stephen Minister is a commitment but will reward you with spiritual growth, relational skills, and the opportunity to see God at work in and through you to bring hope and healing to another person.
To learn more about Stephen Ministry, visit www.stephenministries.org
S.A.I.N.T. (Senior Adults In Need Team) is a one-on-one contact and outreach ministry dedicated to our frail, elderly, home-bound residents of assisted living and nursing homes. This is a concrete expression of the “hands and feet” of Jesus, offering care that allows volunteers to use their interest, gifts, and available time. Our goal is for all of our S.A.I.N.T.s to be connected to a team of two or three adults who offer consistent (weekly or monthly) encouragement through engaging relationships.
Visitation volunteers are required to have training and a background check before being “sent out."
Contact: Harriet Doub
Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) meets at Potter’s House on Fridays at 8:00 pm and Sundays at 8:00 am. Both of these meetings are closed meetings, which are for AA members only, or for those who have a drinking problem and “have a desire to stop drinking.”
Open meetings are available to anyone interested in Alcoholics Anonymous’ program of recovery from alcoholism. Non-alcoholics may attend open meetings as observers. For open meetings, please go to aavirginia.org/meetings.
Emotions Anonymous (EA) meets at Potter’s House on Tuesdays at 1:00 pm. EA is a 12-step support group for anyone suffering from emotional difficulties, from a short-term trauma to a long-term chronic issue.
Our confidential meetings are conducted by EA members. Participation at EA meetings is voluntary. No formal membership is required and the meetings are free. You do not have to share personal information or even say anything at all. Give it a try.
Contact: Dave Moore, Sr.
Visit the Emotions Anonymous website for further information.