NEW JERSEY CONGREGATIONAL CENTER FOR CANCER CARE (NJC4)
A Bit of Background
The New Jersey Congregational Center for Cancer Care is a program run through this non-profit organization, Churches Improving Communities (https://improvingnj.org). It is a holistic support and care center that helps individuals, congregations, and communities faithfully enter the cancer space.
OUR 4 THEMES
Contemplation, Collaboration, Cojourner/Care, and Communication.
Deeping the personal and communal spiritual life to be ready to face cancer.
Deepening our relationship with other existing organizations supporting cancer.
Direct services for those with cancer and their supporters.
Creating a way to be "outward" in our communication with the world.
HOW TO GET INVOVED
With the ministries and programs of NJC4
Book groups, retreats, creating cancer-specific prayers, interfaith discussions.
Annual Cancer walks, visits with state and federal legislatures to advocate for cancer research funding.
One on one support for those diagnosed with cancer, caregivers, and care team. A Care Hotline, Prayer Ministry, Volunteer Support, and Referral System.
NJC4 monthly newsletter, Monthly NJC4 ambassador meetings.