“Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of compassion and the God of all comfort,
who comforts us in all our troubles, so that we can comfort those in any trouble with the comfort we ourselves have received from God.”
2 Corinthians 1:3-4
Our Pastoral Care Ministries help, support, encourage, and comfort people during difficult periods of their lives. The love and compassion of Jesus, the Good Shepherd, is conveyed through His representatives to those whose circumstances may cause them feelings of loneliness, fear, confusion, despair, and helplessness.
PASTORAL CARE BY ONE OF OUR PASTORS
Hospital, nursing home, and homebound visitation are designed to provide spiritual care for those in need. Pastoral counseling is available by appointment.
SHEPHERDING MINISTRY: Contacting and befriending inactive members of Redeemer to bring them closer to God. Contact with inactive members provides an ongoing challenge and opportunity for pastoral care ministry.
LAITY CARE BY ONE OF OUR MEMBERS
FAITHFUL FRIENDS: Faithful Friends is a program where a member of the congregation is assigned a elderly person or shut-in Faithful Friend. This program is targeted to members whom are less mobile. The Faithful Friend visits there person and oversee’s them on a regular basis.
SONSHINE GREETER: A Sonshine greeter is assigned a member of the congregation 80 years and older. They will visit, send flowers or send a card on the elderly member’s birthday each year. Sometimes the Faithful Friend and Sonshine Greeter for a elderly member is the same.
Sandy Pourcho, PhD – Dr. Pourcho has been a therapist for nearly 20 years. Her clinical experience infused with Biblical knowledge has proven to be most beneficial to her clients. The added benefit of using EMDR to help clients with traumatic or abusive events also has proven to be a valuable part of Dr. Pourcho’s counseling practice. Click here to contact Dr. Pourcho
Dr. Travis Knight, Psy.D PC – Dr. Knight works mainly with young adults on up, with a wide range of issues, especially those who struggle with addictions and trauma. He particuarly enjoys working with couples. Past clients have noted his humor and clever way of explaining things as their favorite part of the process. Click here to contact Dr. Knight.
Anna Lewis, LMSW – Mrs. Lewis has been a therapist for over 20 years. She loves to help people develop greater self awareness, which includes understanding one’s thoughts, feelings and behavior. This, along with knowing one’s identity in Christ, brings greater emotional freedom in life. Click here to contact Anna Lewis