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DivorceCare

DivorceCare is a ministry for those experiencing a troubled marriage, are separated, or are divorced. At DivorceCare, you will find help with these difficult situations from a support group designed to help you heal from the deep pain you are experiencing. We watch a DVD series featuring relationship experts on topics such as: the road to healing, anger, loneliness, depression, moving on, and drawing closer to God. The next DivorceCare seminar and support group begins on Monday, September 8th, 2014 and meets from 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. on Mondays in the Fireside Room thru December 1st, 2014. For more information, please contact the church office at 763-689-1173.

Or you can learn more about this ministry from the official DivorceCare website by clicking here.

GriefShare

GriefShare is a friendly, caring group of people who will walk alongside you through one of life’s most difficult experiences. You don’t have to go through the grieving process alone.

GriefShare seminars and support groups are led by people who understand what you are going through and want to help. You’ll gain access to valuable GriefShare resources to help you recover from your loss and look forward to rebuilding your life.

The next GriefShare support group begins on Tuesday, September 9th, 2014 and meets from 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. on Tuesdays in the LifeAct2 Center thru November 11th, 2014. For more information, please contact the church office at 763-689-1173.

Or you can learn more about this ministry from the official GriefShare website by clicking here.

Single & Parenting

We are excited as a church to be launching a new ministry this fall, Single & Parenting. As a single parent, you know there aren't many people who truly understand the unique challenges you face. You deeply desire to do what's best for your kids, and you worry that you aren't. Sometimes, it's all you can do to survive from one day to the next.

Single & Parenting is a special group that will bring hope to your life. The group will be meeting for 13 weeks on Wednesday nights, from 6:30-8pm in Room # 202 at church, beginning September 10. There is a full slate of children's and youth ministries on Wednesday nights so your children can participate in those activities as you are attending Single & Parenting.

Each evening will consist of three components...a time of greeting and meeting, watching a DVD that provides insightful and practical input from single-parenting experts as well as the stories of single parents and a group discussion time.You will receive a personal workbook that you can use during the 13 weeks of the class. The suggested price is $15. If you are unable to pay for the book, scholarships are available.

We encourage you to go to the the Single & Parenting website for additional information, www.singleandparenting.org. To register or if you have any questions, contact the church office at 763-689-1173 or group facilitator, Shelly Martin, at 763-691-1439.

Stephen Ministry

The Stephen Ministry at First Baptist Church is an organization of volunteers providing one-to-one Christian care to hurting people in and around our congregation. In this ministry, Stephen Ministers provide one-to-one Christian care to the bereaved, hospitalized, terminally ill, separated, divorced, unemployed, relocated, and others facing a crisis or life challenge. Stephen Ministry helps provide quality caring ministry for as long as people need it. If you or someone you know is in need of a Stephen Minister or more information about the ministry, or you would like to become a Stephen Minister please contact the church office at 763-689-1173.

For further information about Stephen Ministry please visit the official Stephen Ministry website by clicking here.

Care Ministry (Visitation Team)

Our care ministry team provides spiritual ministry to over 60 homebound men and women in Cambridge. We do regular visits to the homebound, deliver monthly newsletters and CDs of worship services, send encouraging cards, and deliver poinsettias at Christmastime. Visits include listening, Scripture reading & prayer, encouragement, and fellowship. For more information, please contact the church office at 763-689-1173.

Van Ministry

Every Sunday, our team picks up seniors from GracePointe Crossing and Riverwood so that they can participate in our Sunday morning worship services. We also pick up seniors for many special events or special services that take place at our church. If you would like more information, please contact the church office at 763-689-1173.

Health Ministry

This ministry offers counsel on health-related matters by giving referrals and providing education. Our team also does hospital or home visits to those with health issues. We do not diagnose, treat, or provide hands-on nursing care, but we seek to give information, guidance, and support to those with health needs. If you would like more information, please contact the church office at 763-689-1173.