CARE MINISTRY

We all have defining moments in our lives–challenging circumstances, relational pain, and transitional seasons. Care Ministry is a resource for you, so please don’t hesitate to let us know of a concern, hospitalization, death or birth. The Grove Church family can come around you in your time of need, with a network of ministries, helpful resources and trained volunteers.  

 

"Carry each other's burdens and in this way you will fulfill the law of Christ" (Galatians 6:2).

Church Family Care
IMMEDIATE CARE

Those facing a life-threatening crisis with an immediate need for care from ministry staff and volunteers may contact Becky Swenson.

 

CARE CONNECTION

Experiencing a situation or season where you would benefit from the helping hands of our care ministry team? Some ways we may assist are with meals, visits, and household or home repair help. 

 

This ministry connects the needs of our church family with the willing hands of people right here at church! To be notified by email when a need arises, join the Care Connection. When a request is emailed, you will have the option to respond or not, depending on your availability. It's that simple. Whether it's providing a ride to an appointment, or a helping hand around the house, Care Connection is a practical way to show Christ's love to one another.

 

VISITATION CARE

Offering prayer, spiritual support and encouragement to those who are hospitalized, home bound, or recovering at home.

 

CARE MEALS

During a time of need, meals may be scheduled. Freezer meals are also available and may be donated at any time.

 

COUNSELING & REFERRALS

Referrals for Christian counseling assistance are available for individuals, families and marriages.

 

BENEVOLENCE

Members or regular attendees facing overwhelming financial hardship may meet to discuss their situation and the possibility of assistance. There is an application process for this assistance. 

BECKY SWENSON

Care Ministry & Guest Experience Director

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Prayer
SUBMIT A PRAYER REQUEST

Submit Prayer Request

Dedicated people from our church pray for the needs of others. Prayer requests may be submitted online or on the app.

PRAYER CHAIN PRAYER WARRIORS

Join Prayer Chain

Join our dedicated team of prayer warriors as they pray for the needs of others. Prayer requests may be submitted online or on the app. 

SUNDAY SERVICE PRAYER TEAMS

Experience the blessing of prayer with church family, available at the close of our Sunday services. Join our prayer team on a rotating schedule to experience the incredible privilege of praying with individuals in their time of need.

PRAYER SHAWL MINISTRY

Third Tuesday of every month | Begins September 17 | 7:00-9:00pm

Judy Mackey's Home

Knitted or crocheted by loving hands and prayed for, the gift of a prayer shawl blesses those in sorrow and celebration. To request a prayer shawl or to join the team (lessons available), please contact Becky Swenson.

 

BECOMING WOMEN OF PRAYER

Tuesdays | 9:30am | Jeanne Laitinen's home

Join other women for a time of prayer and support. You are welcome to come weekly or drop in whenever you can. 

Contact: Jeanne Laitinen | jeannelaitinen@comcast.net

 

ELDER/PASTORAL PRAYER

Pastoral staff and/or elders can cover you in prayer and anointing. 

Please visit the serve page to fill out the form. 

Interested in serving in Care Ministry? 

For more information, please contact Becky Swenson at beckys@mygrovechurch.org.

THE GROVE CHURCH • 8585 Rice Lake Road • Maple Grove, MN 55369 • 763.420.6485 • SERVICES Sundays 9:00 & 10:45am

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