Ongoing Support Programs

Berean Care offers support for those in our community who are experiencing life's storms and we welcome you to join us. Our programs run on semesters; Fall 2017 courses are underway. Below is a listing of options. New programs will enroll in January 2018. 

If you or a loved one would like more information about these or other care needs please contact: 

Kari PetersonAssociate Director of Care Ministries, 952.223.1848

Support Program quick links:  

Anxiety & Depression  |  Berean Care Training  |  Cancer  |  CAREER & FINANCIAL  |  Caregivers  |  Death & Loss  |  Divorce  |  Marriage  |  MENTAL ILLNESS  |  Military 

 

Surviving the Holidays: GriefShare + DivorceCare

Navigating the holidays after the loss of a loved one can be stressful. GriefShare will sponsor a class on how to walk through this experience on Sunday, November 19 from 3:30-5:30 p.m. in Burnsville Campus Room 115. (This will not interfere with the FaithFamily Celebration scheduled to begin at 6 p.m. that night.) $5 fee, scholarships available. Register here or for more information email Kari Peterson.

Navigating the holidays during separation or divorce one can be stressful. DivorceCare will sponsor a class on how to walk through this experience on Sunday, November 19 from 3:30-5:30 p.m. in Burnsville Campus Room 117.  (This will not interfere with the FaithFamily Celebration scheduled to begin at 6 p.m. that night.) $5 fee, scholarships available. Register here or for more information email Kari Peterson.

Berean Care Training 

Learn how to better serve those who are hurting. This fall, Berean is in need of women caregivers. Take our 10-week course for those who want to be agents of God's healing, forgiving, restoring power need training to sharpen their skills. If you want to be God's hands, feet, and voice to bring grace, truth, and hope to people who feel only guilt, confusion, and doubt, this training is for you. This class will teach skills necessary to becoming more deeply effectual in the lives of hurting people. $25 course fee. Fall 2017 registration is closed, thank you for your interest. 

Email Kari Peterson for information on the next time Berean Care Training will be offered.


Berean Journey of Hope 

FIRST & THIRD THURSDAYS OF EVERY MONTH, 6:30-8:30 PM | BURNSVILLE CAMPUS, ROOM 116

Are you or someone you love effected by mental illness? Join our ongoing support group for those whose lives are impacted by mental illness. Berean Journey of Hope offers an appropriate and Christ-honoring response to mental illness in the Church. No cost.

Register

Renewing Waters

This six-week, biblically-based program provides gospel-centered guidance for those struggling with depression or anxiety. Provides practical tools for those looking for hope in the context of a support community. Designed to bring believers together in a safe, confidential environment, the program is limited to 25 participants. $25 course fee. This session will run on Tuesdays at 6 PM beginning November 14-December 19 in Burnsville Campus room 115. For more information, email Kari Peterson.


GriefShare

Sundays, september 10-December 17, 2017, 6:30-8:30 pM | burnsville campus, room 115

 If you’ve lost a spouse, child, family member or friend, you’ve probably found there are not many people who understand the deep hurt you feel. GriefShare is a 13-week, DVD based group led by those who understand and will help you move toward rebuilding your life. $15 workbook.

Register


DivorceCare

SUNDAYS, SEPTEMBER 10-DECEMBER 17, 2017, 6:30-8:30 PM | BURNSVILLE CAMPUS, ROOM 117

Find help and healing from the hurt of separation and divorce. DivorceCare is a 13 week, DVD based group led by people who understand what you are going through and will walk alongside you. Good news!  The $15 workbook fee has been paid for by a generous member.

REGISTER


Cancer Support PLUS

SECOND TUESDAY OF THE MONTH, YEAR-ROUND 1 PM  | BURNSVILLE CAMPUS | ROOM 110

Our Cancer Support group is expanding to include those whose lives have been touched by chronic or terminal illness, special needs, disabilities, and other life changing circumstances. Whether caring for someone or receiving the care yourself, meet with others with similar experiences to find support and encouragement. 

Email Kari Peterson for more details.


Women's Caregiver Support 

SECOND MONDAY OF EACH MONTH, YEAR-ROUND 1 PM and 7 PM  | OFFSITE

Our Women's Caregiver Support group is for women who are caring for a spouse, loved one, or friend.  Meet with others with similar experiences to find support and encouragement.

Email Kari Peterson for more details.


Marriage Mentors    

Marriage Mentors are equipped to coach both engaged and married couples in preventing  relational problems. They are not counselors, but are trained to know when and how to refer a couple to a licensed, professional counselor.

Email Kari Peterson for more details.


Career & Financial Coaching

Berean offers both career and budget coaching throughout the year. One-to-one assistance is available for you, whether to gain sustainable employment, or to organize and strengthen personal finances. 

Email Kari Peterson for more details.


Military Support

Our military ministry exists to encourage and provide prayer support to our military men and women and their families. Our military members, both stateside and abroad need prayer for their: protection, safety, endurance, spiritual growth, and encouragement.

> Submit military prayer requests or other needs
> Contact our Military Ministry for more information about joining this ministry.

 

Pastoral Care

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Pastoral Visitation

If you wish to be visited by one of our pastors, need prayer support or additional assistance, please email Pastor of Missional Strategies, Brent Birdsall, or call him at  952.223.1806. 

Pastoral Emergency Line

If you have an emergency or visitation need after hours, please call our main phone number at  952.432.7168 and follow the prompts.

Pastoral Appointments

If you need an appointment simply click on our staff directory and contact who you would like to meet with, or call the church office at 952.432.7168 

 

 

contacts

Kari PetersonAssociate Director of Care Ministries or 952.223.1848
Lori Utecht Director of Prayer Team or 952.223.1813
Brent Birdsall, Missional Strategies Pastor or 952.223.1806