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Care and Prayer

At the heart of Christian community is our dedication to God and to one another. Cookeville First UMC is fortunate to be able to offer numerous resources to those in spiritual need. If we may pray for you or if you need further guidance, take a look at the information below and let us know how we can help and walk alongside you.


Ministries of Love and Care

Cookeville First is connected with a number of larger ministries that provide care to those in various need. If you would like more information or if you would like to share your confidential prayer concerns or are in need of pastoral care, email connecting@cookevillefumc.org and we will be honored to work with you.

Stephen Ministry

Stephen Ministry is an organization of lay ministers who are dedicated to serving the community through listening, caring, and building meaningful relationships. If you need someone to talk to during a time of difficulty, please find out more information by clicking on the picture, and let us know how we can help by filling out the form below.


If you have lost someone dear to you at any point in your life, you may know of the pain of grief. GriefShare provides a supportive environment in which a group of loving people who have experienced similar events may come together and share in pain and find hope and support in fellowship. To learn more about GriefShare and to find a group in our area, click the picture above. Please let us know if you have questions below.

Congregational Care Visitors

Our CCV team visits those who are in need of companionship, a kind word, or an open heart.  We do our best to make sure all who are connected to our church family know they are cared for and loved. Our CCV outreach gives our loving laypeople the opportunity to participate in the outreach ministries of the church.  If you or someone you know is in need of visitation and connection, please let us know below.

165 E. Broad St., Cookeville, TN 38501