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Care Groups

Jesus speaks of offering “a cup of cold water” (Matthew 10:42) in his name as a way of being his disciple. We offer many ways to stop by the well and receive that water.

Davidson Care Ministers (DCMs) are trained and experienced laypersons with spiritual gifts to offer Christ-centered support and assist with Congregational Care at DUMC. Our DCMs offer care in various ways:

 -one-on-one ministry care with those experiencing grief, illness, or other life difficulties

-visiting those in hospitals, homes and facilities

-serving Holy Communion to those who are homebound

 If you believe that you or someone you know may benefit from Davidson Care Ministry, please contact Rev. Jim Humphries for more information.

Care Groups

Care Groups

NOTE: If you have a need that is not addressed by one of these care groups, please contact Rev. Jim Humphries. 

Cancer Care

A warm place where survivors and their caregivers are welcomed. Click here for the current booklet, which includes the 2019 meeting schedule. Contact Rev. Jim Humphries.

Grief Care
This group meets weekly, from October through January. It is available for anyone who has experienced a loss of any kind (person, job, pet, other). Contact Sherry Carpenter for more information.

LGBTQIA Friends and Family Group
The LGBTQIA Friends and Family Group supports our LGBTQIA community through support, service, and education. This group meets the first Tuesday of the month, 6:30 p.m. Contact Beckie McCall (704-491-4353). Please click here for additional resources.

Davidson Career Transition Program
Open to people currently in the job market or those in transition and interested in career information and support. Meetings are held the first and third Wednesday mornings. Click here for the current handbook.

Alcoholics Anonymous & Al-Anon
Groups meet on Mondays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays in the Congregational Care House.  For information refer to or 

Pastoral Care

Speaking with a pastor can be helpful for those who are experiencing loss, terminal illness, or have questions regarding religious beliefs. Contact any of the pastors to arrange a time to talk.

If you need immediate assistance, please call the Church Office (704-892-8277).

Home Visitation and Communion: If you or someone you know is homebound and desires a visit and/or Communion served in their home, contact Rev. Jim Humphries (704-892-8277).

Sanctuary Counseling Group

An extension ministry of Davidson United Methodist Church, Sanctuary Counseling Group is an accredited service center of the American Association of Pastoral Counselors and the Samaritan Institute. Click here to learn more.

Finding Peace Video Series

This pandemic and quarantine have changed our lives in ways none of us could have imagined. Some of us are experiencing feelings of anxiety, depression, and trauma as we never have in our lives. We want to offer some help. Join Rev. Jim Humphries for a new online series called "Finding Peace." In each episode of "Finding Peace," Jim will speak to different area mental health professionals and trained specialists about ways we can address and cope with the emotions many of us are facing today, while seeking the peace of Christ.

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