In compliance with CDC guidelines, all Pastoral Care and Support efforts will refrain from person to person contacts. The Pastors of Life Church as well as our Pastoral Care & Support team are ready and available to provide Care & Support by phone, and online connections.
If you need Pastoral Care, please click on the link below to discover what type of Pastoral Care Life Church provides. This link also offers an online form that will help us know more about your needs as well as provide a way for a member of our Care & Support team to contact you.
Life Groups provide some of the best opportunities for people to get to know each other on a deeper level and do life together. Authentic, healthy relationships not only provide connection into church life, but they are also a source of strength, encouragement and joy throughout life’s seasons. They are the first line of care for those in the group when needs arise.
PASTORAL APPOINTMENT REQUEST
Pastoral biblical guidance is available to the members of The Life Church. This is not professional counseling, but rather an opportunity for a pastor to give empathy, hope, prayer, guidance, and encouragement based on biblical wisdom.
Members can request an appointment with a pastor by filling out the Care & Support form. Once the form is submitted, the team will review and follow up with next steps.
DEATH & FUNERALS
Pastors at The Life Church do help with funeral preparation and funeral services to members and their immediate family. Please fill out the Care & Support form and notify your Campus Pastor. The team will reach out to the family with next steps.
FINANCIAL & BENEVOLENCE
Members who seek benevolence or desire financial coaching may be connected with a member of the Winning In Your Finances team by filling out the Care & Support form. To learn more about our upcoming financial workshops, check out the Life Group section on our website and search for “Financial” groups.
GriefShare is a 13 week Christ-centered grief recovery class. Each week the group will watch a video seminar on DVD. The videos cover topics essential to recovery from the hurt of grief and loss. The videos are produced in a compelling television magazine format and feature interviews with grief recovery experts, dramatic reenactments, on-location video and real-life stories of people who have experienced the death of a loved one.
After viewing the video, the group members will spend time as a support group, discussing what was presented in that week’s video seminar and what is going on in their lives. During the week, they will have the opportunity to use their workbook for further personal study of the grieving process and to help sort out their emotions through journaling. The group will spend time discussing questions and comments from the workbook study.
Who should attend?
GriefShare is for people grieving the death of a family member or friend. We understand that there are other losses in life that create feelings of grief such as a job loss, a divorce, estrangement from a child or the loss of friends because of a move. This grief is real, but it is not the kind of grief discussed in GriefShare sessions.
When should I join a GriefShare group?
People are welcome to begin attending the GriefShare group at any session. Each is “self-contained,” so they do not have to attend in sequence. They will find encouragement and help whenever they begin. They will be able to continue with GriefShare through the next 13-week cycle and view any of the videos they have not seen.
For more info on GriefShare, please fill out our Care & Support form.
A Life Church team member will visit and pray with members, visitors and/or their immediate family while in the hospital. Members can request a hospital or home visit through the Care & Support form.
Parenting children can be very challenging. Add to that, the challenge of single parenting, blended family parenting, and parenting grandchildren and the stress level only increases. Members who desire help in all areas of parenting will be connected with a Winning In Your Parenting Champion by filling out the Care & Support form.
We have outlined steps to help couples build a satisfying, love and grace-filled marriage that will last a lifetime. Through the years, we have seen God’s best come from solid, intentional preparation for marriage. The time couples spend during their engagement should be viewed as an investment in the life that they will live together.
The wedding process at The Life Church will take about six months to complete and is available to members of The Life Church. This length of time should allow you time to complete the marriage preparation materials, meet our premarital education requirements, and carefully plan your wedding with one of our coordinators.
For more info on this process, check out Weddings at The Life Church.
Research studies show that the divorce rate among Christians and non-Christians is nearly the same. But studies also show that when couples combine being planted in a healthy local church with putting specific attention to improving their marriage, the success rate for marriages goes way up.
The Winning In Your Marriage Ministry is a safe place for married couples to build, and if need be, re-build, strong, healthy, and Godly marriages. If you desire help, please fill out the Care & Support form to be connected with one of our Marriage Coaching Champions.
If you need help in an area that is not listed in our Care & Support page, please simply fill out our Care & Support form and one of our Care & Support Champions will contact you right away.