Caring Ministry

COVID-19 Resources

No matter what has drawn us to Unitarian Universalism, our need to belong to an authentic, supportive community is an appealing feature of congregational life. To feel that we are truly cared for by others comforts, strengthens and encourages us. At Shelter Rock, we attempt to nurture one another through all of the changes in our lives – during times of celebration as well as in times of need.

For help, please   or call Rev. Jennifer Brower, Minister for Pastoral Care at 516. 472.2917. To volunteer, please   the Assistant to the Ministers at 516. 472.2941.

The numerous volunteer-driven ministries of the Caring Committee are listed below. All members and friends are welcome to participate.

Visitation Ministry

Coordinates visits to Shelter Rock members who are hospitalized or homebound.

Family Ministry

Extends care to our children, youth and their families.

Seniors Support Network

Offers support and fellowship to seniors at Shelter Rock and in the surrounding community. Programs feature guest speakers addressing issues of importance to seniors.

Caring Hearts Quilters

Create hand-crafted quilts and knitted gifts to welcome new babies and cheer those who are ailing. Meets weekly, alternating Fridays and Saturdays, 10:00 am 2:00 pm.

Caring Chefs

Prepares and delivers meals to members who are convalescing.

Annual Coat Drive for Children and Adults

Donate new and used coats from Sept. to Dec. 

Caring Contact

We send cards of celebration and notes of encouragement to Shelter Rock members whose sorrows and joys are mentioned during the Sunday morning worship service.

Thanksgiving Day Dinner at Hadley House

This holiday dinner is for members seeking a friendly, family-like environment at the UUCSR affiliated Hadley House.

Lay Chaplaincy

The Lay Chaplains are members of Shelter Rock who are trained to provide confidential, compassionate companionship and spiritual support to fellow members experiencing transitions or crises.