Anointing of the Sick

Mar 9, 2023


Welcome to It Is Well Living Church, a place of spiritual nourishment and growth. In our dedication to community and faith, we offer the sacrament of Anointing of the Sick to those in need. This sacred practice holds immense significance and provides both spiritual and physical healing to members of our congregation and beyond.

The Power of the Anointing of the Sick

The Anointing of the Sick, also known as Extreme Unction or Last Rites, is a sacrament performed by the Church to bring comfort, support, and healing to the sick or suffering individuals. Through this holy ritual, our community connects with the divine and seeks divine intervention for the well-being of the individual.

Spiritual Healing

The Anointing of the Sick is a powerful sacrament that offers profound spiritual healing. By receiving this sacrament, individuals receive God's grace and encounter the loving presence of the Holy Spirit. It provides an opportunity for complete surrender to God's will, finding solace and strength in the midst of illness and adversity.

Physical Healing

While the primary focus of the Anointing of the Sick is spiritual healing, it also recognizes the connection between the mind, body, and spirit. The sacrament brings forth the healing power of God and seeks physical recovery or relief from suffering. We believe in the holistic nature of healing, addressing the well-being of the entire person.

How the Anointing of the Sick Works

The Anointing of the Sick is administered by one of our ordained priests or pastors. It involves the anointing of the forehead and hands with blessed oil, accompanied by prayers for healing and restoration. The sacrament is most effective when received with an open heart and sincere faith.

Eligibility and Preparation

This sacrament is not exclusively for those on the verge of death but is available to any member of our community facing serious illness, upcoming surgery, or the challenges of aging. We encourage individuals to reach out to our pastoral team to discuss their eligibility and receive guidance on spiritual preparation.

Participation in the Anointing of the Sick

Our community values inclusiveness and welcomes all to participate in this sacrament. If you or someone you know could benefit from the Anointing of the Sick, please contact our church office to arrange an appointment. Our caring team will guide you through the process and ensure you receive the necessary support and prayer.

Healing through the Anointing of the Sick

The Anointing of the Sick holds transformative power, providing hope, comfort, and strength to those enduring physical or emotional pain. It invites the healing presence of Christ into the lives of those suffering, reminding them that they are never alone.

Strength and Courage

When faced with illness or adversity, the Anointing of the Sick offers strength and courage to persevere. Through this sacrament, individuals tap into the deep reservoirs of resilience and find solace in their spirituality. It enables them to navigate the challenges ahead with faith and trust.

Peace and Serenity

During times of physical or emotional distress, the Anointing of the Sick brings about an inner peace and serenity that surpasses understanding. It serves as a reminder that God's presence is ever near and that there is comfort to be found even amidst suffering. The sacrament acts as a balm for the soul, soothing and calming the troubled heart.

Hope and Restoration

In moments of darkness, the Anointing of the Sick infuses individuals with renewed hope for healing and restoration. It engenders a sense of optimism, allowing them to envision a future filled with wholeness and well-being. By surrendering their pain to God, they open themselves to the possibility of miracles.


The Anointing of the Sick is a profound sacrament offered by It Is Well Living Church. It holds both spiritual and physical healing properties, providing solace, strength, and support to our community members in times of need. Through open hearts and genuine faith, we invite the transformative power of the Anointing of the Sick into the lives of those seeking healing, comfort, and restoration.

Inez Winters
I found this article about the Anointing of the Sick to be incredibly enlightening. It deepened my understanding and appreciation for this sacred sacrament. Thank you for sharing this valuable information!
Nov 12, 2023
Erica Harris
This article is so insightful! It has given me a deeper understanding of the Anointing of the Sick.
Nov 9, 2023
May Kernan
Informative and impactful.
Oct 5, 2023