Care and Support

Grace Church desires to continually grow in how we care for those in need and who are hurting. The Bible calls us to love God and to care for the needs of others. In faithfulness and obedience to His Word, we work to address the tangible needs of individuals, couples, and families in our church and in our community.

We offer many kinds of care and support, such as marriage enrichment, financial training, intercessory prayer, assistance with biblical conflict resolution, and aid during difficult circumstances. Our goal is to provide opportunities for each person — at every season of life and despite pressing demands — to learn to pursue God in prayer, seek wisdom in biblical counsel, and grow in the midst of difficult trials.

The Care and Support Ministry at Grace Church focuses around four key areas:

Support and Care

We are committed to strengthening marriages and families, prioritizing our impact on children through age 18, and bringing the message of Christ to our community. Our Thursday Care Nights also offer a variety of support groups. Find out more info about groups.

Visitation

Pastors and members of the visitation team are available to visit our members who are hospitalized or homebound. Individuals are also advised to call our Care Team at 952-224-3000 to make a visitation request.

Biblical Care and Counseling

Our goal is to help people meet the challenges of life in a way that honors the Lord and allows them to discover His plan for their lives. We rely on the knowledge of God’s Word and an understanding of ministering to people as we help individuals who are facing difficulties, trials, and suffering.

Biblical Counseling is the process where the Bible, God’s Word, is related individually to a person who is struggling under the weight of personal sin or difficulties with suffering so that he/she might genuinely change to be pleasing to God.

We believe that the Bible provides thorough guidance and instruction for faith and Life (2 Peter 1:3, Romans 15:4). Therefore, our counseling is based on scriptural principals.

Our counseling practice includes the importance of prayer, dependence on God, a thorough knowledge of the Word of God, and an understanding of ministering to people.

Our Biblical Counseling goal is to help you meet the challenges of life in a way that will honor the Lord, allowing you to enjoy His love and discover His plans for life.

If you are interested in promoting personal change in your life focused on Christ, we invite you to contact us at 952-224-3023.

Prayer

Intercessory prayer teams meet throughout the week, lifting individual prayer requests to the Lord. Individuals are invited to meet privately with trained prayer supporters at the conclusion of most Sunday worship services. Anointing for healing and pastoral counseling is available by appointment. Submit a prayer request by:

Care Groups

We are committed to strengthening marriages and families, prioritizing our impact on children through age 18, and bringing the message of Christ to our community.

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Thursday Care Nights

Thursday Care Nights are for anyone struggling with any life issues. Join us for a complimentary meal, personal services, and support and sharing groups.

Thursdays | 5:30p-6:30p, Eden Prairie Campus

  • A complimentary meal is offered in the Grace Cafe (access via Door 4) Newcomers are always welcome!
  • Support groups are provided following dinner.
  • Clothing Closet is offered on first and third Thursdays from 6:30p-7:15p and haircuts are offered most Thursdays.

Other Services Provided

  • Crossroads Career Network offers one-on-one support for those in a job transition. Job coaching includes resume review, connecting, and job search strategies. Ministry is first come, first serve. Thursdays at 6:30p in the Grace Café. More info and Upcoming Events
  • Arriba tutoring and mentoring is available to Latino students in grades K-8 during the school year. Please contact Roxana Mercado to register your child at 952-224-3165. Discipleship classes led by Pastor Charlie and Roxana Mercado are also offered while your child is being tutored.
  • Learn how to practice financial wisdom in your personal life. If you are interested in meeting with an individual or couple for financial consultation, please contact  .

Serve at Thursday Care Nights

  • Tutors are needed for the Arriba ministry. Arriba is a tutoring and mentoring program for Latino students grades K-8. Tutors meet with their students for one hour going through their homework, Bible verse, and any other educational help the student needs. Afterward, students have a time of singing, Bible lesson, and gym time. Tutors are not required to know Spanish and will be given tutoring materials.
  • Thursday Care Night dinner is in need of dishwashers from 5:30p-7p and individuals or families to pick up bread donations from Panera Bread on Wednesday evenings.

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Crossroads Career Network

The Crossroads Career Network at Grace Church exists to help unemployed and mis-employed people find practical, effective job search strategies and spiritual help to successfully land their next position.

Monthly networking events and presentation are held on the first Thursday of each month at 7:30a-9:30a in the Eden Prairie Campus Dining Room. Weekly networking is also offered on Thursdays at 8:15a-10:15a at Eden Prairie Campus Room 212/213. Click here for more information about Crossroads and upcoming events.

Life Events

Grace Church is ready to assist you and your family during significant life experiences.

Grace Care and Support Staff

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