Pastoral Care

The pressures of our day-to-day lives often require reaching out to someone for support to help make sense of it all. If you are in need of pastoral care and would like to speak to a minister or schedule an appointment, call the church office at (212) 568-4014.

Contact the Blanton-Peale Institute & Counseling Center for additional assistance. The Blanton-Peale Institute and Counseling Center is an accredited post-graduate educational institute and mental health service organization founded in 1937 by internationally renownedRev. Dr. Norman Vincent Peale, author of The Power of Positive Thinking and minister at New York City’s Marble Collegiate Church, and the eminent psychiatrist Dr. Smiley Blanton, who trained in psychoanalysis with Sigmund Freud.

Prayer Requests
Fort Washington Collegiate Church's Congregational Care Ministry is dedicated to providing pastoral care to those in need.

Prayer plays an important role in pastoral care and is made available to everyone through a number of different formats:


The Prayer List in our weekly Sunday bulletin enables you to add someone to the list who is in need of prayer.   To submit a name for the Prayer List, call the church office at (212) 568-4014. Requests for Prayer Cards are available in the church pews during service. Simply fill out a card and place it in the offering plate.

Immediately after Sunday service, we offer trained Prayer Partners for one-on-one prayer requests in the sanctuary. They can also assist you with getting in touch with one of our ministers.

Prayer Group - 12pm noon, Wednesdays (Adults)
Our Prayer Group meets in the North Room for prayer and fellowship. To join the Prayer Group, call the church office at (212) 568-4014.

Fort Washington Collegiate Church (FWCC) celebrates the Sacrament of Baptism (for infants, children and adults) on special Sundays, and in conjunction with welcoming new members to the congregation during worship.

Funerals & Memorials
Fort Washington Collegiate Church provides end-of-life (funeral and memorial) services to members, immediate family and friends of our faith community. These services remember and celebrate the life of the departed, praise God for the gift of life, and minister to the bereaved. 
To make funeral or memorial service arrangements and receive bereavement counseling from one of our ministers, call the church office at (212) 568-4014.