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As coordinator of care teams and support groups, Susan Ferone helps the church family respond in a focused way when members face life events such as cancer diagnoses, grief and divorce as well as transitions such as job changes.
Susan has a Master's degree in social work and has served in many roles during her membership at Covenant, including Elder and Sunday School Teacher. 
Susan says her goal is to provide the space and support for those in our community seeking the comfort of connection that our care groups provide.
Click here to contact Susan to sign up for any class or support need. You can also reach her at 704-804-7585.


Being a caregiver to a loved one
Open discussion group resumes Sept. 14
Are you in charge of providing care for a spouse or loved one? Hear from experts and talk with peers about shared challenges in this supportive space. We'll gather monthly at 11 a.m. in the Parlor.

SHIIP counseling available this fall
Free help in reviewing your drug plan
Are you or a loved one enrolled in Medicare? Get help in reviewing your drug plan during the Open Enrollment period from Oct. 15 to Dec. 7. Carol and David will be on Covenant’s campus every Wednesday (Fellowship Hall 205) and on the Sharon Towers campus every Tuesday (craft room) during the Open Enrollment period. Call the Shepherd’s Center at 704-365-1995 to schedule a one-on-one session.



Request Prayer Submit an intercessory prayer request by e-mail, and be assured that Covenant ministers will handle it with compassion and confidentiality. If you like for a minister to contact you, please include your name, e-mail address and/or phone number for follow up. E-mail Your Prayer Request.

Stephen Ministry Stephen Ministers are trained, listening friends who can bring the caring presence of the church to those experiencing difficult life situations, large or small. If you or someone you know might like to be paired with a Stephen Minister, contact associate pastor for congregational care Joan Watson.

GriefShare GriefShare is a special weekly seminar and support group designed to help those who are experiencing grief rebuild their lives after losing a loved one. These sessions are open to any adult regardless of whether your experience is recent or not. Our group is led by caring people who have experienced grief and are professionally trained to help you through the days ahead. We will meet on Mondays beginning Sept. 14 from 7-9 p.m. Contact Joan Watson if you'd like more information.

Presbyterian Samaritan Counseling This non-profit agency offers services on the Covenant campus. If you or someone you know is interested in receiving counseling through the center, learn more about it here.

Covenant Crew A group of volunteers work quarterly to help members with minor home repairs maintenance jobs.  Contact parish nurse Mary Mattiacci if you'd like to volunteer or need assistance.

Hospitalizations If you, a member of your family, or a church friend are hospitalized, please contact the church office to let us know! Include the hospital, the room number, and the nature of the hospitalization if possible. If this is an emergency and after hours, call the church office and listen to the message to leave urgent information for the minister on call.

Home Visits The pastoral staff, the parish nurse, and lay members of our visitation teams call on members of our congregation who are known to be chronically ill or otherwise unable to attend church. Home communion can be arranged, and telephone calls and visits are regularly scheduled for homebound members and those in nursing homes.