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Pastoral Team (Team Member-Prayer Chain Team)

To respond to calls from the Prayer Chain Coordnator for urgent prayer. To continue the chain by calling the next person and passing the request on.

Responsible To: Prayer Chain Coordinator
Time Committment: Approx. one hour per week
                                                                                                                
As part of this role a volunteer would have the following responsibilities:
  • Respond to the request for urgent prayer when contacted by the Prayer Chain Coordinator.
  • Contact the next person in the chain and pass the request onto them either in person or via their answerphone. (Continue down the chain until contact is made)
  • Give brief details of the prayer request
  • Take time to pray for the person and continue to remember them in prayer until advised otherwise


A volunteer in this role would require some or all of the following attributes:
  • Has a strong conviction of the power of prayer
  • Has access to a telephone
  • Is friendly, patient with good communication and listening skills
  • Has a concern and compassion for others
  • Reliable


In order for someone to be able to perform this role the following training and support will be given:
  • A Prayer Chain will be issued with guidance notes. then ongoing monitoring and support from the Prayer Chain Coordinator
  • Ongoing monitoring and support will be provided by the Prayer Chain Coordinator


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