Prayer and Care

Congregational Care

Memorial Park Church is a bustling place with countless opportunities for you to learn, worship, grow, and belong together with our church family. We all understand that life can be a challenge, and that support from your church community can make all the difference We want to share in your joys and to help carry your burdens. Whether you’re seeking Christian fellowship and growth when the road is smooth, or have an earnest need when you hit a rough patch, we want to provide a safe place where you are loved and cared for. 

We have several support groups to help provide you with the support and care you need.

Cancer Support Group

Church Counselor and cancer survivor, Joyce Ruzanic leads this group. Contact Pastor Kevin for session dates and times.

Grief Support Group

This group, led by Pastor Kevin, meets in the fall and spring for seven consecutive weeks of study, confidential sharing, and prayer. Contact Pastor Kevin for session dates and times.
Depression Support Group

This ministry offers Bible study, confidential sharing, and prayer. This group is led by Counselor Joyce Ruzanic and Elder Kirk Kjellman. Contact Pastor Kevin for session dates and times.

Deacon Care Committee

This team of compassionate men and women demonstrates God’s love to church members by helping with practical needs, like providing rides to church, doctor’s appointments or arranging for meals to be provided to families during difficult times. They also handle requests for financial assistance to church families experiencing crisis. Contact the church office if you or someone you know could benefit from services provided by the Care Committee.

Helping Hands

Several men in the church volunteer their time and talents to perform minor home repairs for single moms and older adults in our congregation. Bob Forney leads this team of helpful servants. If you’d like to help, or are aware of a specific need, contact Bob Forney by e-mail.

Recovery Support Groups

MPC hosts several recovery support groups at the church. For more information on each of the groups listed below, please contact Paul Housman, Pastor of Outreach

Narcotics Anonymous
Sundays -- 7:00-8:00 P.M.
Geneva Room

Narcotics Anonymous
Monday -- 10:00-11:00 A.M.
Clayton Room 1

CEA-HOW
Tuesdays --10:30-11:30 A.M.
Edinburgh Room

Al Anon Family Group
Tuesday -- 8:00-9:00 P.M.
Edinburgh Room

AA
Wednesday -- 10:00-11:00 A.M.
Clayton Gym

Al Anon
Saturday -- 6:00-7:00 P.M.
Huston Room
 

*Locations are subject to change. For scheduling and meeting locations, contact Julia Wrightstone.

Looking to Help?

Memorial Park Church offers opportunities for interested members to become Stephen Ministers. With only 50 hours of training, you can become a Care Giver in Memorial Park Church.

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