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Life is full of joy, but we know that it also has its share of hurts. At Cornerstone Lutheran Church, we have a heart for loving people through their pain, whether they are in our church or our community. Hope can be found in support groups, like GriefShare, Cancer Companions, Caregivers, Employment needs, or for those with Disabilities. Find out more, below.
- Grief Share
Mondays, beginning August 6
Carmel, Room 101A
GriefShare is a recovery support group for those who have recently experienced the death of a loved one. This 13-week class can help you move toward rebuilding your life.
For more information or to sign up for this class, email Kristy Long.
- Cancer Companions
Cancer Companions are trained volunteers who reach out to anyone in treatment, post-treatment or to their loved ones to bring hope to the recipient’s cancer journey through:
- Christ-centered cancer support groups
- One-to-one meetings
- Uplifting Christian cancer blogs
- Seeing God In Your Cancer Journey: A scripture-filled Bible study and video series.
For information on helping with or being helped by Cancer Companions, contact:
- Jennifer O’Shea, Group Co-Leader (click here to email, or call 765.426.0425)
- Steve Thurston, Group Co-Leader (click here to email, or call 317.908.8222)
- Caregiver Support
Third Tuesday of the month
Carmel, Seniors Lounge
If you are caring for or making care decisions for loved ones facing health issues associated principally with aging or memory loss, find support, encouragement, and resources through our Caregivers Support Group.
For more information, email Chris Doron or call 317.339.6808.
- Disabilities Ministry
Friendship Bible Class
Carmel: Room 102
This Bible class ministerswith adults with intellectual disabilities. The purpose of the class is to provide fellowship and spiritual enrichment as the participants praise God with song, prayer and Bible stories. (The class will not meet Dec. 25 or Jan. 1.) High school age and adults are encouraged to join in the fellowship!
Contact: Email Marcy Culter or call 317.843.1879
First Saturday of every month (October-May)
9 AM-3 PM
Carmel, Room 123
Friendship Saturday is a day of fun for developmentally challenged adults - and a day of respite for those who care for them. These friends will experience games, crafts, Bible studies, and play. Lunch is included. Volunteers age 14 & up are always needed and welcomed.
Can you provide lunch? If you or your small group would like to provide lunch for the group, email Lorene Simpson or call 317.816.0039.
The Cornerstone Lutheran Church Employment Ministry is a faith-based outreach ministry that provides support and assistance to individuals and families through different phases of career transition. This group is open to anyone seeking to improve their employment situation.
Volunteer your expertise
We are looking for volunteers to provide mentoring and support specific to their field. You would be committing to:
- Sharing your expertise in coaching on career paths or the job search process specific to your occupational industry.
- Connecting fellow Cornerstone Lutheran disciples with others to aid in their spiritual or occupational growth.
- Partnering with other volunteers to share your experiences to broaden the outreach of the Employment Ministry.
To provide support, email Cheryl Schaefer.
Schedule an appointment
Our team of volunteers is passionate about serving anyone who is unemployed, under-employed or considering a career transition. If you'd like to meet with one of us individually email Cheryl Schaefer.