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Congregational Care

About Congregational Care


We provide short-term care for members of our congregation who request counseling, and if long-term care is needed, we can make referrals to licensed counselors. Please call 214.523.2241 for more information.The Congregational Care Ministry of Highland Park UMC is here to love and support the members of our congregation. We believe as Christians we are to love God and to love our neighbor (Mark 12:29-31), and we are here to share in that ministry with you. The Congregational Care Ministry consists of staff members: Rev. Ramsey Patton (Director), Rev. Barbara Marcum, Rev. Arville McLain, Rev. Dawn Anderson, Rev. Joe Stabile, Michael Fowler, Trissie Osborn and Mary Bishop. Cheryle Robbins is our administrative assistant.

Frequently Asked Questions

 “The most important one,” answered Jesus, “is this: ‘Hear, O Israel: The Lord our God, the Lord is one. Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength.’ The second is this: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’ There is no commandment greater than these.”

Emergency and Crisis Calls

The Congregational Care staff is available 24 hours a day. As persons within the congregation experience an immediate need for help, ministers can be reached at the church during regular office hours. After 5:00 p.m., please call the emergency after-hours phone of 214.802.1807.