Berean Care

Berean Care offers personal support and helpful programs for those who are experiencing life's storms. We come along side as you navigate difficult circumstances. If you or someone you love is hurting, and you would like to receive care, please contact us.



Current Berean Care Programs

Chaya Mentorship Training Course

Did you know Chaya means breath of life in Hebrew?

Berean is offering a new ministry designed to help people get from where they currently are to where God wants them to be. 

Those interested in becoming mentors should enroll for 8-week course offering a practical, step-by-step process designed to effectively mentor and care for others. 

$10 course fee

Thursdays, February 1- March 29
7-9 p.m.
Burnsville Campus, Room 116

Register here

Questions? Contact Kari Peterson @ or 952.223.1848.

Berean Caregivers

When facing a difficulty in life, it's often helpful to gain encouragement and support from a confidential, Christian friend. Berean has trained men and women to come alongside those who are struggling. Our caregivers listen, pray, and offer hope. This ministry is always same gender and confidential. 

For more information, contact Kari Peterson.

Berean Care Training

10-week course
Offered as interest accrues
$25 course fee

This class will teach skills necessary to becoming more deeply effectual in the lives of hurting people. Become an agent of God's healing, forgiving, restoring power. Be God's hands, feet, and voice to bring grace, truth, and hope to people who feel only guilt, confusion, and doubt.

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

Renewing Waters

$25 course fee

This 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. Limited to 25 participants.

Please contact Kari Peterson to learn when the next session will begin.


13-week course
$15 course fee includes workbook
Please register

Find help and healing from the hurt of separation and divorce. DivorceCare is a DVD-based course led by people who understand what you are going through and will walk alongside you. 

Please contact Kari Peterson to learn when the next session is starting. 


13-week course
$15 course fee includes workbook

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 DVD-based class led by those who understand and will help you move toward rebuilding your life. 

Please contact Kari Peterson to learn when the next session will begin.

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.

Women's Caregiver Support

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 and enriching marriage. They are not counselors, but are trained to know when and how to refer a couple to a licensed, professional counselor.

Please contact Pastor Roger Thompson to learn more.

Heart-to-Heart Visitation

Berean cares for seniors, and we have a team of people who offer regular visits to those who are shut-ins, reside in nursing homes, or in need of a hospital visit. 

If you know of a senior who would enjoy a visitor, contact Kari Peterson.

Career or Financial Coaching

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

Please contact Kari Peterson for more information.

Request Pastoral Care

  • Appointments: please refer to our staff directory to contact the pastor you wish to see.
  • Visitation: please email Pastor Brent Birdsall or dial 952.223.1806.
  • Emergencies: please dial our office phone, 952.432.7168, and follow prompts.