We seek to help people experience and share the love, compassion, and healing of Jesus Christ, so we prepare and strengthen programs for the ministries of Christian caring, healing, and wholeness for our life together as a congregation and community.

INDIVIDUAL & GROUP SUPPORT

NEW! Your Relationship Tool Kit

[Beginning JAN 28, 9:30-11:30AM, Room 310, DFLC*; INFO: Tamar, (818) 495-5102; $35/person (materials fee)]

Repair an important relationship during this 10-week psychological-educational group, led by Terry Liepmann, MS, LMFT, MFC. Learn to use the tools that restore relationships to health. Small group setting & limited space, so please RSVP to Tamar (818) 495-5102 to reserve your space.

Spiritual Direction

Spiritual Direction is a classical Christian practice in which a trained spiritual mentor walks with an individual on (generally) a monthly basis to help them look for signs of the presence, guidance and call of God in their lives.

Lay Counseling

This is a ministry of para-professional counseling offered to our church congregation and local community. The Lay Counselors are supervised by Christian mental health professionals. They provide no-cost, intermediate level counseling.

CONTACT:
Appointments set up individually; please contact.
T: (818) 790-6758 x430 (voicemail)

Divorce Recovery

13-week seminar, WEDNESDAYS, 7:30-9 PM, LCPC Library

Join Lay Counselors and experienced Divorce Recovery Group leaders, Rusty Peck & Anne Peck, for this series for people who are separated or divorced. Join at any time during the 13 weeks.

CONTACT:
Rusty Peck
E: rpeck@coscofire.com

Moms of Kids with Special Needs

This group of moms meets twice a month to support one another in the challenges of raising kids with special needs.  Moms share ideas and help each other through the process of schooling, IEPs, siblings, and day-to-day challenges.

CONTACT:
Ann Anderson
T: (818) 790-6169

Seminarian Care

Counsel and support for LCPC members who have sensed God’s call to become Ministers of the Word and Sacrament in the PCUSA.

E: chuck@lacanadapc.org

CONGREGATIONAL CARE

Stephen Ministry

Times set up individually; Contact:
T:  Matt O’Connor, (310) 430-8878

Stephen Ministry provides lay-pastoral care ministry in life-challenging situations such as: hospitalization, bereavement, new life stages, illness, disability, unemployment, separation, divorce, going overseas in wartime, or imprisonment.

Grief Support

CONTACT:
Peter Hintzoglou
T: (626) 862-1762
E: pehintz@earthlink.net

If you are struggling with loss of any kind, please think of joining Grief Recovery.

Prayer Chain & Prayer Concerns in Bulletin

If you would like our Deacon Prayer Chain to pray for a loved one or a particular situation in your life, please contact Norma Funkhouser at funkhousernorma@gmail.com.

To place a name under Prayer Concerns in the Sunday worship bulletin, please obtain the person’s permission first, then email gloria@lacanadapc.org.  Also, please don’t forget to let us know when we can remove the name.

VISITATION & ASSISTANCE

Circle of Love

This volunteer group of individuals visits the homebound, sick, elderly or anyone who needs a visit in our LCPC family.

Emergency Food Assistance

The Deacons provide emergency food assistance for those in the congregation who are having difficulty providing or cooking food for themselves or their family.

Emergency Transportation Assistance

The Deacons provide emergency transportation assistance for those who cannot drive or have temporarily lost the resources to drive.

OTHER GROUPS

Al-Anon

Al-Anon is a Twelve Step program that offers support, comfort and encouragement to individuals who have a family member or loved-one who is an alcoholic. Meetings take place Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday at 12:30 pm in the Family Life Building, room 309; Thursday Men’s Group, 7:00 pm, Fellowship Hall; Saturdays, 10 am, Fellowship Hall.

SUPPORT GROUPS CONTACT: 

Chuck Osburn, Associate Pastor, Congregational Care
T: 818-790-6708, x 229
E: chuck@lacanadapc.org

Barbara Pettit, Office Manager and Congregational Care Support
T: 818-790-6708, x 215
E: barbara@lacanadapc.org