CARE, hands resting on each other

Care at Normandale

Everyone goes through challenging circumstances, transitions, and difficult seasons in life. At some point in our lives, everyone needs a little help. We believe God's loving presence is experienced through people caring for one another. If you are feeling in need of care or support, do not hesitate to call on us, your church community.  

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Learn about the Normandale Center for Healing & Wholeness >
Need a hand with things around the house? Learn more about the Holy Hammers >

If you are looking for a support team or group not listed here, please contact Janet Devine at / 952.929.1697.

Powerful Tools for Caregivers

Tuesdays, Jul 23 – Aug 27 | 3:00 – 5:00 pm | Creekside Community Center, 9801 Penn Ave. S., Bloomington

This small group workshop is an opportunity for you to gain knowledge and self-care tools to help you take care of yourself, while caring for the ones you love. Participants receive a copy of The Caregiver HelpBook, a valuable resource developed specifically for the class. Stipends to help pay for transportation available! FEE:  Sliding fee scale - $0 to $20.  Register now by calling The Center for Healing & Wholeness at 952-929-1698. This service is available with limited funding support under Title III-E of The Older Americans Act.

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The Ministry of Listening

Is Christ calling you to walk with people who are hurting? To listen carefully to their deepest concerns? To discover and develop your gifts for helping others? To practice a ministry of presence?

Your gift of listening is needed in Normandale's Stephen Ministry program to provide one-to-one Christian care to individuals facing life challenges. You are invited to the Stephen Leader Team for coffee and an introduction to the Stephen Ministry program on Sunday, April 30 at 9:30 or 10:30 am in the Lower Level Conference Room.

In this class, we will cover the following topics:

  • Overview of Stephen Ministry at Normandale
  • Qualifications for Stephen Ministers
  • Why become a Stephen Minister?
  • What does a Stephen Minister do?
  • Training: Timeframe & Topics
  • Service Commitment
Questions? Contact Pastor Paul at 952.977.9356/ or Janet Devine at 952.929.1697 x355/ for more information or to become a Stephen Minister in this class.


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