Each member and friend plays a vital role in our Caring Community by directing information regarding the health and welfare of our congregants and friends of UUCC to our three to four “point persons.” The point persons facilitate the shared ministry of the congregants through the shared responsibilities of keeping the congregation informed on congregants’ situations via email and a monthly newsletter article (with an individual’s permission). Congregants may respond with get well or congratulatory notes, attend funerals or celebrations, or express condolences. In the case of specific needs such as transportation, food delivery, visits for shut-ins, or organizing a memorial reception the point persons contact a team of members who have requested in advance to be called upon for those ministries.