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. We offer a variety of programs and groups to help individuals and families in crisis or in need of support.

Deacons

Our deacons care for members and attenders of La Canada Presbyterian Church in a variety of ways. The deacons come alongside families during times of illness, hospitalization, death as well as celebrate births and baptisms. They provide emergency food assistance for those in the congregation who are having difficulty providing or cooking food for themselves or their family. They also offer emergency transportation assistance for those who cannot drive or have temporarily lost the resources to drive.

Divorce Recovery

Join Lay Counselors and experienced Divorce Recovery Group leaders, Rusty Peck & Anne Peck, for this 13-week seminar for people who are separated or divorced. Join at any time during the 13 weeks. Wednesdays, 7:30-9:30 PM, on Zoom.

Contact Rusty Peck rpeck4323@gmail.com for more information.

Grief Support

Rev. Dr. Peter Hintzoglou, Parish Associate, guides a support group open to anyone who has experienced the loss of a loved one to come and join others who are experiencing the journey of loss and grief. They explore depression, loneliness, anger, and everything else one feels at a time of loss and grief.
The five-week series is open to all in the community, even if you have a different faith tradition or no faith tradition. The meetings are held on consecutive Sundays at no cost, with each session lasting about an hour and 15 minutes. While it’s suggested that attendees come for all five meetings, it is permissible to drop in for any of them. 

Contact Peter Hintzoglou (626) 862-1762 hintzoglou2889@gmail.com for more information.

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. INFO/APPT: (818) 790-6708 x430.

Moms of Kids with Special Needs Support Group

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 graniea41@gmail.com for more information.

Stephen Ministry

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. INFO: (818) 790-6708 x231.

Alzheimer's/Dementia Caregivers Support Group

2nd Friday of each month, 10-11:30AM, LCPC Library,
INFO: nancy.lahey@yahoo.com

Fibromyalgia/Arthritis Support Group

This group offers personal and social support for people living with these chronic conditions.  Each session focuses on a different education topic to provide encouragement and help in lifestyle management.  Led by Dianne Whiting, MA, PT and Katie Phillips-Rector, LMFT. Meets the 4th Wednesday of each month, 1:00-2:15pm in the library.

Contact Dianne Whiting diannefibro@gmail.com for more information.

AL-ANON

AL-ANON is on hiatus until further notice

Al-Anon has but one purpose: to help families of alcoholics. We do this by practicing the Twelve Steps, by welcoming and giving comfort to families of alcoholics, and by giving understanding and encouragement to the alcoholic.