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Care Ministries

Second Presbyterian Church cares for one another. Our care is part of our DNA, created in the image of a loving and compassionate God – and it’s an enormous part of how we live as the body of Christ together.

Visits to hospitals and long-term care facilities – specially made and gifted prayer shawls and flower arrangements – offering a listening ear and heartfelt prayers – reaching out to those who have lost a loved one – delivering poinsettias at Christmas-time and lilies before Easter…Our pastors, Deacons, and members care for one another in a multitude of ways, seen and unseen.

Do you have a need for prayer or support? Would you like to help offer care to others? Please contact Rev. Madison VanVeelen, Coordinator of Pastoral Care, for more information at mvanveelen@secondchurch.org, or (317) 253-6461.

 

Here is a list of the upcoming Care Ministry Events:

Feb
24
Monday Morning Prayer Group
9:00 AM — 9:40 AM

Monday Morning Prayer Group

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Date: Monday, February 24, 2020

Time: 9:00 AM — 9:40 AM

Monday Morning Prayer Group

Departments: Pastoral Care

Contact: Madison VanVeelen

mvanveelen@secondchurch.org

Rooms: Music Suite Conference Room 154

Feb
24
Centering Prayer
10:00 AM — 11:00 AM

Centering Prayer

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Date: Monday, February 24, 2020

Time: 10:00 AM — 11:00 AM

Centering Prayer

Departments: Pastoral Care

Contact: Madison VanVeelen

mvanveelen@secondchurch.org

Rooms: Music Suite Conference Room 154

Mar
1
Grief Support Group
12:30 PM — 1:30 PM

Grief Support Group

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Date: Sunday, March 1, 2020

Time: 12:30 PM — 1:30 PM

Departments: Pastoral Care

Contact: Megan Marquardt
317-253-6461
mmarquardt@secondchurch.org

Rooms: Room 312

Mar
2
Monday Morning Prayer Group
9:00 AM — 9:40 AM

Monday Morning Prayer Group

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Date: Monday, March 2, 2020

Time: 9:00 AM — 9:40 AM

Monday Morning Prayer Group

Departments: Pastoral Care

Contact: Madison VanVeelen

mvanveelen@secondchurch.org

Rooms: Music Suite Conference Room 154

Mar
2
Centering Prayer
10:00 AM — 11:00 AM

Centering Prayer

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Date: Monday, March 2, 2020

Time: 10:00 AM — 11:00 AM

Centering Prayer

Departments: Pastoral Care

Contact: Madison VanVeelen

mvanveelen@secondchurch.org

Rooms: Music Suite Conference Room 154

Mar
4
"Sticks" Parkinson's Support Group
11:00 AM — 12:00 PM

"Sticks" Parkinson's Support Group

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Date: Wednesday, March 4, 2020

Time: 11:00 AM — 12:00 PM

Support Group for those diagnosed with Parkinson's as well as for caregivers.

Departments: Pastoral Care

Contact: Claudette Franklin

cfranklin@secondchurch.org

Rooms: Room 112

Mar
9
Monday Morning Prayer Group
9:00 AM — 9:40 AM

Monday Morning Prayer Group

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Date: Monday, March 9, 2020

Time: 9:00 AM — 9:40 AM

Monday Morning Prayer Group

Departments: Pastoral Care

Contact: Madison VanVeelen

mvanveelen@secondchurch.org

Rooms: Music Suite Conference Room 154

Mar
9
Centering Prayer
10:00 AM — 11:00 AM

Centering Prayer

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Date: Monday, March 9, 2020

Time: 10:00 AM — 11:00 AM

Centering Prayer

Departments: Pastoral Care

Contact: Madison VanVeelen

mvanveelen@secondchurch.org

Rooms: Music Suite Conference Room 154

Mar
10
2020 Prayer Shawl Knitters & Crocheters
10:00 AM — 11:55 AM

2020 Prayer Shawl Knitters & Crocheters

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Date: Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Time: 10:00 AM — 11:55 AM

To provide prayer shawls, baby blankets and caps for those in need of comfort during significant periods in their lives.

Departments: Pastoral Care

Contact:
317-726-5433
pmcdonald@secondchurch.org

Rooms: P.W. Room (room 230)

Mar
15
Grief Support Group
12:30 PM — 1:30 PM

Grief Support Group

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Date: Sunday, March 15, 2020

Time: 12:30 PM — 1:30 PM

Departments: Pastoral Care

Contact: Megan Marquardt
317-253-6461
mmarquardt@secondchurch.org

Rooms: Room 312

Mar
16
Monday Morning Prayer Group
9:00 AM — 9:40 AM

Monday Morning Prayer Group

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Date: Monday, March 16, 2020

Time: 9:00 AM — 9:40 AM

Monday Morning Prayer Group

Departments: Pastoral Care

Contact: Madison VanVeelen

mvanveelen@secondchurch.org

Rooms: Music Suite Conference Room 154

Mar
16
Centering Prayer
10:00 AM — 11:00 AM

Centering Prayer

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Date: Monday, March 16, 2020

Time: 10:00 AM — 11:00 AM

Centering Prayer

Departments: Pastoral Care

Contact: Madison VanVeelen

mvanveelen@secondchurch.org

Rooms: Music Suite Conference Room 154

Mar
18
"Sticks" Parkinson's Support Group
11:00 AM — 12:00 PM

"Sticks" Parkinson's Support Group

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Date: Wednesday, March 18, 2020

Time: 11:00 AM — 12:00 PM

Support Group for those diagnosed with Parkinson's as well as for caregivers.

Departments: Pastoral Care

Contact: Claudette Franklin

cfranklin@secondchurch.org

Rooms: Room 112

Mar
23
Monday Morning Prayer Group
9:00 AM — 9:40 AM

Monday Morning Prayer Group

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Date: Monday, March 23, 2020

Time: 9:00 AM — 9:40 AM

Monday Morning Prayer Group

Departments: Pastoral Care

Contact: Madison VanVeelen

mvanveelen@secondchurch.org

Rooms: Music Suite Conference Room 154

Mar
23
Centering Prayer
10:00 AM — 11:00 AM

Centering Prayer

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Date: Monday, March 23, 2020

Time: 10:00 AM — 11:00 AM

Centering Prayer

Departments: Pastoral Care

Contact: Madison VanVeelen

mvanveelen@secondchurch.org

Rooms: Music Suite Conference Room 154

Mar
30
Monday Morning Prayer Group
9:00 AM — 9:40 AM

Monday Morning Prayer Group

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Date: Monday, March 30, 2020

Time: 9:00 AM — 9:40 AM

Monday Morning Prayer Group

Departments: Pastoral Care

Contact: Madison VanVeelen

mvanveelen@secondchurch.org

Rooms: Music Suite Conference Room 154

Mar
30
Centering Prayer
10:00 AM — 11:00 AM

Centering Prayer

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Date: Monday, March 30, 2020

Time: 10:00 AM — 11:00 AM

Centering Prayer

Departments: Pastoral Care

Contact: Madison VanVeelen

mvanveelen@secondchurch.org

Rooms: Music Suite Conference Room 154

Apr
1
"Sticks" Parkinson's Support Group
11:00 AM — 12:00 PM

"Sticks" Parkinson's Support Group

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Date: Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Time: 11:00 AM — 12:00 PM

Support Group for those diagnosed with Parkinson's as well as for caregivers.

Departments: Pastoral Care

Contact: Claudette Franklin

cfranklin@secondchurch.org

Rooms: Room 112

Apr
5
Grief Support Group
12:30 PM — 1:30 PM

Grief Support Group

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Date: Sunday, April 5, 2020

Time: 12:30 PM — 1:30 PM

Departments: Pastoral Care

Contact: Megan Marquardt
317-253-6461
mmarquardt@secondchurch.org

Rooms: Room 312

Apr
6
Monday Morning Prayer Group
9:00 AM — 9:40 AM

Monday Morning Prayer Group

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Date: Monday, April 6, 2020

Time: 9:00 AM — 9:40 AM

Monday Morning Prayer Group

Departments: Pastoral Care

Contact: Madison VanVeelen

mvanveelen@secondchurch.org

Rooms: Music Suite Conference Room 154

Apr
6
Centering Prayer
10:00 AM — 11:00 AM

Centering Prayer

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Date: Monday, April 6, 2020

Time: 10:00 AM — 11:00 AM

Centering Prayer

Departments: Pastoral Care

Contact: Madison VanVeelen

mvanveelen@secondchurch.org

Rooms: Music Suite Conference Room 154

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    Rev. Madison VanVeelen
    Coordinator of Pastoral Care 
    (317) 253-6461

    Coordinator of Pastoral Care

    (317) 253-6461 | MVanVeelen@SecondChurch.org

    As Coordinator of Pastoral Care, Madison supports our ministers and church leaders in providing care to the congregation in times of joy, illness, and sorrow. She also serves as the staff liaison to the Sages ministry, which offers opportunities for connection, relationship building, learning, and fun to those in our congregation who are 60 years and older.

    Madison is a graduate of The Florida State University (Bachelor of Arts in English Literature and Bachelor of Arts in International Affairs) and Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary (Master of Divinity). She was ordained as a Minister of the Word and Sacrament in August 2014. Before serving in her current role, Madison served as a Lake Fellow in Parish Ministry (2014-2016) and the Coordinator of Northside Mission Ministry (2016-2018). While working with Northside, Madison also pastored a Presbyterian church in the Plainfield area.

    Madison is married to Eric, a kindergarten teacher at the IPS/Butler University Laboratory School 60. They met in seminary and married in 2014. They are the parents of two children, Prose and Ellison.