Yes. A monthly fee based on the number services held plus a mileage reimbursement is provided.
MLECM works closely with each pastor to identify elder care facilities and gain approvals needed to hold weekly worship services.
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Worship services are held on site at the elder care facility.
Service arrangements are worked out between the care facility activity director and the pastor.
No, not as part of the worship service. Most people attending weekly worship services will not be WELS or ELS members.
Of course each pastor can make arrangements to serve communion privately with specific individuals.
No offerings are to be collected.
The typical worship service is held during the week on a day and time that is best for both the elder care facility and the pastor.