Following the example of Mary and Elizabeth, we visit and share the sacredness of life!
What is Elizabeth Ministry?
Elizabeth Ministry is a response to the needs of women during the childbearing years. By sharing personal stories and similar experiences, women are able to support, encourage, and assist one another during this unique time in their lives.
How does this unique ministry work?
Women volunteer to become ministers in the areas they have experienced For example, a woman who has twins would visit someone expecting twins Continued support is given throughout the pregnancy and after birth. This support comes in the form of visits, gifts, phone calls, and cards.
Is extensive training needed to become an Elizabeth Minister?
No. The majority of the training needed to become an Elizabeth Minister is personal experience. Elizabeth Ministers are not counselors or experts. They are women willing to share their presence, stories, and experiences. An easy-to-follow training manual provides step-by-step detailed information on the ministry.
Does Elizabeth Ministry require a lot of time?
Again, no. An Elizabeth Minister is able to adjust time requirements to fit her schedule and to fit the needs of those to whom she is ministering. Brief visits, phone calls, and cards provide a tremendous amount of support with a minimal amount of time.
What are the Elizabeth Ministry areas of involvement?
Elizabeth Ministry reaches out in times of celebration and in times of sorrow. The following are areas of involvement:
Celebration of Birth
Miscarriage and Infant or Child Loss
Fertility and Infertility
Infant or Child Crisis
How can I get more information about Elizabeth Ministry?