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This Congregational Care ministry resembles the Stephen Ministries program you've probably heard about in other churches. The main idea is to help church members going through a crisis, by pairing them with another church member trained to walk alongside them. The training will last ten weeks and will be led by social worker, Missy Adams. Below you will find the dates for the classes as well as an outline of the topics. 



August 6th

Overview


August 13th

Self Awareness


August 20th

Assessment of needs


August 27th

Listening skills/confidentiality


September 3rd

NO GROUP MEETING


September 10th

Crisis Management


September 17th

Community Resources


September 24th

Depression and Anxiety


October 1st

Addictions


October 8th

NO GROUP/FALL BREAK


October 15th

NO GROUP/FALL BREAK


October 22nd

Loss and Grief


October 29th

Wrap Up/Sharing Your Faith




If you are interested in being part of this new ministry, please fill out the form below.  

For questions, contact Rev. Catherine Nance at cnance@1stchurch.org or call her at 865-982-1273.  

You can also contact Missy Adams at missy.adams@socialworkmin.org or 865-654-3986.



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