A Sugar Creek minister is on-call and available to you 24 hours a day and seven days a week should you need help. In an emergency situation or after hours, please call 281.242.2858 and the voice mail system will guide you through each step. Once you’ve left a message, then a minister will be paged and return your call.
Please use discernment when placing calls at night and limit these to urgent needs such as emergency hospitalization or the death of a loved one.
IF THE CALLER IS IN PHYSICAL DANGER OR PHYSICALLY ILL, PLEASE CALL 911.
The Care Ministry Director will meet with our Church members and regular attenders by appointment to discuss their financial difficulties and appropriately assess and direct each person to resources for help. Sugar Creek refers non-members to Second Mile Mission Center for financial, food and clothing assistance. Second Mile Mission Center services Fort Bend County residents. The Care Ministry office has Resource Listings for Fort Bend County and Harris County.
Benevolence help is defined as those expenses that directly affect the family’s ability to shelter in place: rent, utilities, food, and other critical needs to be determined by the Care Ministry Director, one of our Pastors, and/or Deacon Benevolence Ministry Team.
Celebrate Recovery is a Christ-Centered Recovery Program designed to offer freedom from life’s hurts, habits, and hang-ups by showing the loving power of Jesus Christ through a restorative 12-step process.
We have leaders who have walked the road to recovery from a variety of struggles and who desire to walk alongside you on your journey to healing.
Find our more HERE.
Care Ministry provides Biblical counseling provided by the Pastoral Care Ministry Director, Debbie Perry. Debbie has her undergraduate degree in Biblical Counseling, and her Master of Arts degree from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. By appointment, we will offer a safe place, listening ear and compassionate heart as we work through personal issues, marital concerns or bereavement support following a thorough assessment. We also provide resources and referrals outside the church office for psychotherapy diagnosing of mental health issues.
Download our Intake Form and Release Form, complete them, and bring them to your first appointment.
The Care Ministry office also has funeral planning resources and directing a family who desires help planning the funeral of a loved one. If a funeral or memorial service is desired at Sugar Creek Baptist Church, it will be necessary for the bereaved family to contact the Care Ministry office to discuss availability and feasibility, schedule, direct and contact participants in the service, ie. officiant pastor, musicians, creative communication staff, and facilities. If a guest pastor is requested to officiate a service at Sugar Creek, that pastor must be approved by our Lead Pastor, and one of the Sugar Creek Pastors will co-officiate the service. The Care Ministry office will discuss the options for church space availability based on the Church calendar of events. The Care Ministry Director will offer counseling and direction during and after the service. If additional assistance is needed in selecting mortuaries or other educational information, feel free to discuss this in the Care Ministry office. Our Care Resource Library online, provides some website information for local mortuaries.
Download our Funeral Protocol.
Sugar Creek Baptist Church’s Hope Justice Center seeks to empower those left vulnerable from the legal system by developing a Next Steps plan so that we explore justice with you rather than for you.
We can provide legal assistance services from a Texas licensed attorney who lives in the area. These professionals, along with support staff volunteers, will help to guide you through the legal process to resolve your legal issues.
Find out more HERE.
The Care Ministry office keeps a daily log of those members in the area hospitals.
IF WE KNOW, WE GO!
Our Ministry Staff and Deacons, as well as trained volunteers are encouraged to visit those who are in the hospital when it is appropriate per the family’s request. Our Deacon Hospital Visitation Ministry Team registers new volunteers and provides periodic training to those who desire to visit the sick in the hospital. The Deacon team reports new trained volunteers to the Care Ministry office to add to our distribution list for the daily hospital listing.
Hospital Visitation Guidelines
Job Search Seminar
Two evening online event, usually monthly.
- Social and Learning Styles
- Mindset for Job Search
- Job Search Process Flow
- Accomplish New Resume
- Interviewing – Virtual & In-Person
- Hiring – Manager’s Perspective
- Building Your Own Action Plan
Visit the Event Page for upcoming Seminars
Virtual Support Group
- Online every Wednesday @ 9 AM
- Identify and Craft Accomplishments
- Mock Interviews
- Skills Transfer
- Participant Questions and Concerns
– Teach people needing work to find a new job with proven and successful job search skills.
– Encourage them by showing them total acceptance and Christian love regardless of their personal faith, status, ethnicity and gender.
– Show them they are special to God and Sugar Creek Baptist Church.
Resources include: Crossroads Career Network and LinkedIn. Email questions to firstname.lastname@example.org
Location: Online in Google Hangouts!
Install Google Hangouts from the Android/Apple App Store.
To join the video meeting, click this link: https://meet.google.com/eou-ysvg-sxo
You can call or text at 832-372-7358 for assistance.
The Care Ministry has initiated the Senior Care Connection thanks to the hearts of church members who desire to visit our Senior Adults who are homebound and/or residing in the area assisted living centers and nursing homes.
This is a ministry of lay leaders in our Church. There are opportunities to serve in this ministry area by inquiring and interviewing with the Care Ministry Director. New volunteers will shadow one of our experienced leaders and be introduced to those we serve. The new volunteer will quietly observe a visit before visiting on their own and they will be assigned a Senior to visit and call. All volunteers will email a brief report of their visit to the Care Ministry office and the lay leadership.
Pastoral Care Ministry mails audio CDs of our Pastor’s Sermon Messages and our note of encouragement to those members we serve. Senior Adult members who are no longer able to attend our services and are not online (no computer) can request to receive the CD ministry items, or this is offered when Pastoral Care makes contact with our Senior Adults who are homebound. If communion is desired, one of our Pastors or Deacons will be glad to visit and take the elements to our homebound.