Pastoral Care


At Christian Life Center, Pastoral Care Ministries begins the moment you first walk through our doors.  We offer ways for you to serve and ways to receive help! With the support of compassionate volunteers, we are able to aide our congregation during challenging times and bring hope.  

If you are interested in learning more, please call 267-852-2080 or 267-852-2088

PRE-SERVICE PRAYER
Every Sunday from 9:15 to 9:45 we meet in the Family Life Center (FLC)/Gym to intercede for our services, ministries, and church body as a whole. Feel free to join us.

PRAYER CHAIN
We invite you to join our prayer team to pray for the needs that are presented. We receive prayer requests through our Connect Cards found in the back of the pews, phone calls and emails.

ISAIAH 1:17
We help the elderly, widowed or those who are unable to do for themselves. We offer minor home repairs, lawn care, shopping, turning mattresses, etc.   In order to receive help, please fill out the form at the Welcome Center in the foyer.

ENCOURAGEMENT CARDS
This inspiring and dedicated ministry sends encouraging words to those who are facing illness, discouraged or going through a difficult time.

FINANCIAL PEACE UNIVERSITY
Financial Peace University is a 10 week video-based course that teaches God’s way of handling money. Through teachings, class discussions and small group activities, Financial Peace University will help you achieve your financial goals, eliminate debt, save for the future, and give like never before.

FIRST TIME VISITOR PROGRAM
Every person who visit our church that we know of will receives a phone call. Following that, a call is made again each quarter for one year after their initial visit with us. They need to know we care and God cares.

BENEVOLENCE
Through the generosity of our church members we are able to assist referred individuals who find themselves in an emergency situation for food or housing. Before assistance is given, one is required to fill out an application any time between Monday–Thursday from 9 AM to 3 PM in our church office.

OUTREACH PROGRAMS-BOX OF LOVE AND FOOD DRIVES
Throughout the year, we actively collect food or personal items to help our church members and the organizations within our community. Our bulletin will keep you posted on upcoming collections.

HOSPITAL AND HOME VISITATION
We know how important it is to have prayer and support when you are in the middle of a health crisis or are unable to attend church. We are willing to come to you. Fill out a connect card or call the numbers listed above. Also there is a Pastor On Call for life threatening emergencies only. Call the church number 215-322-5433 and listen for the prompts.

CHRISTIAN LIFE PRISON AND RECOVERY MINISTRY
This ministry is geared for those struggling with addiction and/or incarceration. Road to Recovery meetings for addiction meet every Friday night in the Real Kids Room of CLC from 7 pm to 9 pm. The second Saturday of each month they sponsor a Coffee House at The Edge, our student ministry building and feature live music and guest speakers. Visit www.clprm.org for more information or call 267-852-2088.

ALTAR PRAYER TEAM
This ministry is geared for those struggling with addiction and/or incarceration. Road to Recovery meetings for addiction meet every Friday night in the Real Kids Room of CLC from 7 pm to 9 pm. The second Saturday of each month they sponsor a Coffee House at The Edge, our student ministry building and feature live music and guest speakers. Visit www.clprm.org for more information or call 267-852-2088.

CARE GROUPS

Please click here to review our calendar for Care Group dates, times and locations.

DIVORCECARE
The sting and stigma of Divorce can causes many problems in a person’s life. This 13 week, video series, along with helpful discussion with others who are in your “shoes” will give you hope and a way through the storm. Offered in the fall and mid-winter/spring.

GRIEFSHARE
This is a thirteen week program offered to those who are experiencing the deep pain of loss. Griefshare will meet on Fridays from 7-9pm in the Christian Life Academy Conference Room.

FINANCIAL PEACE UNIVERSITY
Through video teachings, class discussions and small group activities, Financial Peace University will help you achieve your financial goals, eliminate debt, save for the future, and give like never before. This 10 week course takes place twice a year in the fall and mid-winter.

VICTORY’S JOURNEY
For the woman who has experience painful relationship and unresolved issues of the past, this 24 week Care Group, leads you through the path of healing, peace and freedom. Currently this is offered in March each year.

PARENTING THE ELEMENTARY AGE CHILD
It is good to get as much information and godly wisdom as you can for the greatest responsibility in life, raising our children. This video guided curriculum will give you tools, offer insightful discussions from other parents in the room. Class times will be in midwinter/spring.

MARRIAGE MINISTRY

MARRIAGE CLASSES
In the fall and midwinter, we offer 8 week classes to enhance your marriage. Click here for the next dates! Our goal of these video based teachings, along with well guided group discussions, you will learn to:

  • Energize your spouse to respond more positively
  • Find out why your spouse thinks differently than you do
  • Learn how to satisfy the love your wife needs
  • Learn how to satisfy the respect your husband needs
  • Experience marriage the way God intended

PRE-MARRIAGE INSTRUCTION
This is an eight session, one-on-one course that Christian Life Center provides. It is mandatory for any couple getting married or remarried by one of the CLC Pastoral Staff. Some of the topics discussed are; Communication, Conflict Resolution, Differences, Finances and Sexuality. Classes are taught by skilled and experienced mentor couples. For more information, please call Christian Life Center at 267-852-2090.

MARRIAGE COUNSELING
Our church does not have a counseling department. We do have Pastors and Lay Leaders who are equipped to provide biblical insight and guidance to couples. For more information, please call Christian Life Center at 267-852-2088.