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Stepping Stones Training

August 11, 2019 — October 13, 2019
10:30am-12:15pm at SCC

While each Care Ministry has its own requirements, the Stepping Stones Training is the first place to begin. This is a 9-week course. Learn how to provide emotional & spiritual support & care to people going through a difficult season.

If you’re interested in attending the training, please fill out the form to the right.


What is the bridge of care?

Bridge of Care Ministries exists to come alongside those who are in seasons of sorrow, sickness or setbacks in our church & in our community. Through a variety of care ministries, we can offer a bridge of hope during a time in need… a hope that can only be found through Jesus.

Types of care offered

Hospital Visits: Visit those in the hospital when needed.

In-Home Visits: Visit those who are home-bound as a short-term need.

Communion: Take communion to the home-bound/nursing home bound.

Care Visits: Visit those in rehabilitation centers, nursing homes or hospice.

Chaplains: Offer one-on-one care for those in need in various situations.

Stephen Ministers: Provide one-on-one care for those in need going through a life difficulty or stressful time by meeting with them on a regular basis.

Prayer & Encouragement Support: Offer prayer support for various ministries within Bridge of Care Ministries.

Biblical Counseling: Provide one-on-one care with those walking through a difficult time using the Word, prayer & counsel. Typically each client/counselor case is a maximum of 6 weeks long.

Jail Ministry: Provide pastoral care, Bible study & prayer to those who are currently incarcerated.

The New View: Support & encourage those attending the faith-based adult group for addictions. Serve as security during meeting time.

The Landing Zone: Support & encourage teens (ages 13-19) that have hurts, habits & hangups. Provide weekly meals.

Bridging the Gap: Support & encourage those who have a family member or friend in their life that struggles with addictions.


Want to get involved?

If you’re interested in serving in any of these ministries, contact Pastor Merry Popplewell or Susan Allen. They will go over any additional training that is required & will guide you through the next steps.

Merry Popplewell - merry@shelbychurch.org

Susan Allen - susan@shelbychurch.org