CanCare is an interfaith volunteer cancer service rooted in the religious community that enables houses of faith to provide a specialized cancer outreach program to their congregants. CanCare volunteers are people of faith serving as goodwill ambassadors to others in need of CanCare’s services.

CanCare CARE Meetings

The acronym CARE stands for Caring, Accepting, Renewing, and Embracing our partnership with one another. These meetings are between congregation liaisons and CanCare staff to discuss ways on how we can ensure that no one endures cancer alone. If you would like information on becoming a member congregation or offering our services to your members, please call 713.364.1671 or email Kristy at [email protected].

Prayer and Praise Sessions

CanCare hosts weekly Prayer and Praise meetings to pray over concerns and celebrate praise reports. As an interfaith organization, we invite you to please submit any prayer requests to [email protected]. Thank you so much to our Congregation Liaisons for leading these meaningful sessions.

Warren Bright, Memorial Drive Presbyterian Church

Peter Forbes, Chapelwood United Methodist Church

Carol Greene, Grand Lakes Presbyterian Church

Leah Katz, Congregation Beth Yeshurun

Larry Latimer, The Woodlands Church

Isabel Vazquez

Debbie Mikan, St. Martha Catholic Church of Kingwood

Pete Petersen, St. John The Devine Episcopal Church

Garry Schoonover, Grand Lakes Presbyterian Church

Your congregation member is not meant to endure cancer alone.

If you are interested in connecting your congregation member with a cancer survivor or caregiver to receive one-on-one emotional support, visit our support form here.

Congregation Partners

Bethany Christian Church | CanCare Liaison: Pam Shepard
Brentwood Baptist Church | CanCare Liaison: Augusta Green
Chapelwood United Methodist Church | CanCare Liason: Peter Forbes
Christ Church Sugarland |  CanCare Liaison: Michelle Hall
Christ Servant Lutheran Church | CanCare Liaison: Susan Kramer
Christ The King Lutheran Church | CanCare Liaison: Beverly Davis
Congregation Beth Israel | CanCare Liaison: Bob Hill
Congregation Beth Yeshurun | CanCare Liaison: Leah Katz
Congregation Brith Shalom |  CanCare Liaison: Marty Buck
Congregation Emanu El | CanCare Liaison: Arlyne Gimble
Epiphany of the Lord Catholic Community | CanCare Liaison: Schottsie Hill
First Presbyterian Church of Houston | CanCare Liaison: John Pavlas
Grace Presbyterian Church | CanCare Liaison: Rev. Denise Phelps

Grand Lakes Presbyterian Church | CanCare Liaisons: Carol Greene and Garry Schoonover

Holy Covenant United Methodist | CanCare Liaison: Fred Willis
Houston Methodist Sugarland Spiritual Support | CanCare Liaison: Nancy Penney
Houston Methodist West Spiritual Support |  CanCare Liaison: Tod Ziegler
Kinsman Lutheran Church |  CanCare Liaison: Lisa Ebner

Lakewood United Methodist Church | CanCare Liaison: Mary Cooley

Memorial Drive Presbyterian Church | CanCare Liaisons: Warren Bright & Russanne Kelley
Memorial Drive United Methodist Church | CanCare Liaison: Sherry Kelley
Northwoods Presbyterian Church | CanCare Liaison: Trixie Jobe
Palmer Memorial Episcopal Church |  CanCare Liaison: Ruth Davies
Pines Presbyterian Church |  CanCare Liaison: Beth Patterson
St. Luke’s United Methodist Church| CanCare Liaison: Claudette Rogers
St. Martha Catholic Church of Kingwood | CanCare Liaisons: Debbie Mikan & Olga Najar
St. Martin’s Episcopal Church | CanCare Liaison: Titus Harris, III.
St. Peter’s United Methodist Church |  CanCare Liaison: Trixie Jobe
St. Philip Presbyterian Church| CanCare Liaison: Chuck Johnson
The Woodlands Church | CanCare Liaison: Larry Latimer
Trinity Episcopal The Woodlands | CanCare Liaison: Curt Hammock
Wheeler Avenue Baptist Church | CanCare Liaison: Darlene Alexander
Woodlands Community Presbyterian Church | CanCare Liaison: Karen McKibben


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