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WHEN LIFE HAPPENS
When life happens, when you feel lost and alone or overwhelmed, New Creation Christian Fellowship is here to come alongside and help you through it.
Whether it is the need for support, counseling or perhaps assistance when making funeral arrangements, New Creation provides support through a network of professionals, trained volunteers, and community resources.
We want you to know that you are not alone. Let us walk with you through life's traumas and transitions and with the help of the Holy Spirit, guide you to the other side toward health, healing, and wholeness.
WHAT WE OFFER
COUNSELING AND REFERRALS
New Creation has a consortium of licensed counselors and trained volunteer personnel available to provide care and counseling to individuals, couples and families in need. If you feel like you need to speak with an outside providing professional, we can refer you to a mental health counselor, psychologist or psychiatrist. If you are planning to get married, we offer pre-marital counseling as well as marriage counseling for couples. Please note, anyone we recommend or refer to has been carefully screened and assessed according to their professional and theological soundness, expertise, and quality of care.
HOSPITAL AND HOMEBOUND VISITATION
Let’s stay connected! New Creation provides pastoral visits to pray and encourage our members who are hospitalized or homebound. Whether at home, incarcerated or at your hospital bedside, we value you as a person regardless of your physical location at any given time. We also serve Holy Communion to those who may desire upon request. Please note: All visitations are provided by either an NCCF credentialed Minister or Elder or a Pastoral Care Team Member who is accompanied by an NCCF credentialed Minister or Elder.
BEREAVEMENT AND FUNERAL PLANNING ASSISTANCE
New Creation is dedicated to providing quality care and assistance with the planning of funeral or memorial services of your loved one. Provision of an NCCF credentialed minister to officiate is also available upon request. We are here to journey with you through your suffering and sorrow. We are here to remind you that although weeping may endure for a night, joy will come…after while.
PASTORAL CARE SUPPORT GROUPS
New Creation offers various pastoral care support groups through our intermediate support groups such as: Celebrate Recovery, Grief and Loss, Aging and Declining Parents, Divorce Support Recovery and others, you will find encouragement, hope and healing. We are committed to offering solutions for your present needs, while strengthening you for a healthy and vibrant future. Through our intermediate support groups, you will find encouragement, hope, and healing. We believe this can be accomplished when you realize that others are dealing with the same challenges and struggles as you. We also provide resources and resource informationto other support groups of various kinds in the local community.
IN HOUSE NCCF Counseling Referrals:
Sis. Lela Brown, MA, LPC-S
Elder Marvin Brown, LPC
Elder Barbara Kindred, MA, LPC
Elder Stanley Marshall, LPC
Elder Chanel Young-Pope, Psy.D., LCDC
Sis. Belinda Richardson, Ph.D., LMFT
Each and every one of us has and will experience various life challenges. There is no condemnation or shame when you’re hurting, struggling or confused and we are here to offer you prayerful support. If you or someone in your life space is considering suicide, this is a life threatening emergency with the need for immediate attention. In the event of a medical emergency, please dial 911.
If you would like to speak with a counseling professional at NCCF about a crisis in your life, please call: 210.646.7997 ext.126 | Tuesday – Friday | 9am-5pm.
At New Creation, we unashamedly believe in the power of prayer and we are available to stand and agree with anyone who needs prayer covering. To be added to our prayer list or to submit a prayer request, please fill out a prayer card located in each pew of our main sanctuary. Once completed, please return it to the front desk in the atrium.
“To make an appointment or request a referral, please call 210.646.7997 ext. 126 OR EMAIL firstname.lastname@example.org with a subject heading and message box.
Rev.Jessica Bass, M.Div., LCSW
Director of Pastoral Care and Counseling